News

04/22/2014 - 9:26am
Hippie Cat

In honor of Earth Day, we're holding an Earth Day Adoption Special on April 24-29, 2014. All shelter pets can be adopted for 50% off adoption fees. We hope you'll stop by the shelter and "grow" your family with upcycled pets!

04/21/2014 - 1:09pm
Dog in harness

When calls for help come in to Multnomah County Animal Services after hours, they are answered by East Wind Animal Service, our after-hours rescue provider. On the evening of April 17th, we received a call about a dog that slipped through a hole in the fence at a Southeast park and fell down the cliff of a rock quarry.

04/08/2014 - 11:43am
Playground

Multnomah County Animal Services wants to help Portland Public Schools get the word out about their new public service message, "Keep PPS Schoolyards Safe & Healthy." As part of the campaign, we'd like to remind dog owners that Multnomah County Ordinances require that dogs be leashed when in public places.

03/20/2014 - 1:16pm
Lux

After performing a legal investigation and a veterinary examination, Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) reunited Lux the cat with his owners this morning. Lux achieved international fame last week when owners Lee Palmer and Teresa Barker called 911 to report the cat was being aggressive and had trapped them in their bedroom.

03/18/2014 - 10:30am
Lux the Cat

Lux the cat, who made headlines last week when his owners called 911, is now being cared for here at Multnomah County Animal Services. He was brought in on Monday, March 17 after his owners called us to report an incident and requested he be removed from their home. We are working with the owners to facilitate the best possible outcome for Lux.

03/12/2014 - 9:44am
Cat Holding Shamrock

Join us on March 14th - 18th, 2014 for a St. Patrick's Day adoption special. All dogs and cats can be adopted for 1/2 off adoption fees! Stop by and our staff and volunteers will be happy to help you find just the right pet for your lifestyle. Bring a shelter pet good luck- adopt today!

03/06/2014 - 11:41am
Adoptable Shelter Cat

This past autumn, we put out an invitation to the public to take part in a survey about community cats. The goal was to get a better idea of what the community thinks about cats so that we can shape our services to be responsive to community needs.

03/04/2014 - 11:10am
Shelton, an adoptable rescue dog

Shelton was found with a broken leg in November of 2013 and brought to Dove Lewis. After he was stabilized him, he was brought to Multnomah County Animal Services for care. Shelton's owner never came for him, so MCAS veterinarian Dr. Romney arranged to have his broken leg repaired.

02/25/2014 - 11:38am
Adoptable shelter dog

We're pleased to report that Multnomah County Animal Services achieved record live release rates in 2013 for the thousands of dogs and cats that arrive at the community’s only open-door shelter, according to statistics released Tuesday.

02/11/2014 - 12:45pm
Cupid cat

Between February 12th- 16th, 2014, in honor of our Valentine's Day Adoption Special, you can adopt the love of your life for just the cost of a license fee! That's $12 for cats and $25 for dogs. Stop by the shelter and we'd be happy to help match you up!

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