News

07/21/2014 - 1:34pm
Healthy Dog

On June 10, 2014, MCAS animal control officers rescued eight Great Danes living in deplorable conditions in a barn in Corbett. The dogs were severely malnourished and suffering from worms. All of the Great Danes were placed into foster care while the investigation was active.

07/15/2014 - 10:50am
Adoptable shelter dog wearing license tag

We're excited to announce that MCAS recently began a new partnership with Found Animals. Found Animals is a non-profit organization that was created in response to the lost animals of Hurricane Katrina. They provide microchips, microchip registration, and educational information about microchips.

07/09/2014 - 8:55am
Pet Aid Flier

Local radio favorite, 94/7 Alternative Portland, has selected Multnomah County Animal Services to be the recipient of Pet Aid 2014, a special fundraising concert on August 10 from 12:30 pm - 7 pm. Tickets are just $12 and will feature NONONO, The Colourist, Skaters, Wild Cub and Bear Hands.

06/26/2014 - 1:42pm
Cat Pointing. Text: I Want You to Come Get Me

The Fourth of July holiday is always a busy time here at the shelter because a lot of pets get spooked and run off when they hear fireworks. We want to help those lost pets get home as quickly as possible. So, between June 27 and July 6, 2014, any licensed pet that ends up in our care will be reunited with its owner at no cost!

06/19/2014 - 10:38am
Adoptable Cat

We are full of cats, with only a few empty kennels remaining. Multnomah County Animal Services has just issued a press release. We need the public to adopt and foster cats as soon as possible.

06/04/2014 - 1:29pm
Lost Dog Sign

Alex the whippet was left with his petsitter in Portland when his owner, Eva, went on vacation to Italy. Not long after Eva arrived, she received a call that Alex bolted out the front door and was missing. What did Eva do? She immediately hopped on a plane and came home. She tirelessly searched for Alex and enlisted the help of everyone possible.

05/28/2014 - 11:19am
Lady With Her Family

On May 26, a dog named Lady managed to get through a fence near Highway 217 and Highway 99 to go for a romp and later found herself trapped near the I-5 freeway. Early the next morning, police responded to a call about a dog stuck near northbound I-5, but were unable to locate the dog.

05/27/2014 - 12:33pm
Malamute

Multnomah County Animal Services is hoping that someone can provide information about how eight Malamute-type dogs ended up in the area near the southern tip of Forest Park and Northwest Cornell Road. A press release has been issued asking for the public's help.

05/22/2014 - 12:10pm
Annie

MCAS recently received a very sad call from someone whose beloved service dog passed away the previous night. The dog was very large (120 pounds) and the owner required assistance with his removal and cremation.

05/19/2014 - 11:05am
Happy Reunion of Dogs With Owner

On Sunday, May 18, MCAS Animal Control Officer Bianca Lightner was dispatched to rescue two dogs from inside a stolen truck. Officer Lightner arrived at the scene and met with Portland Police Bureau officers who informed her that the truck had been stolen from Tillamook, Oregon. Bystanders reported that the truck had been parked in its location since late Thursday.

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