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12/05/2018 - 6:40pm

Congratulations to Sue S., nominated and chosen as the December 2018 Multnomah County Animal Services Volunteer of the Month.

11/30/2018 - 11:18am
Protect Your Pet

License your pet at Multnomah County Animal Services on Saturdays from 8 - 11 am, and get a free rabies vaccine, plus a free exam from Good Neighbor Vet!

11/26/2018 - 4:23pm

Multnomah County Animal Services Volunteers Laura H. and Alison F. were busy throughout the year taking professional photos of adoptable pets. We produced a 2019 wall calendar of their most memorable work in 2018, now available for $10 at the shelter!  Buy the perfect gift to benefit shelter pets.  Quantities are limited!

11/19/2018 - 12:13pm
cat and dog wearing Santa hats. Days of December adoption special

Adopt a pet for $1 on December 1, $2 on December 2, and so on!  All pets, seven months and older are eligible.  License fees also apply for Multnomah County residents.

11/14/2018 - 2:30pm
Allison Freese head shot

Since 2014, the professional-quality photos of adoptable cats at Multnomah County Animal Services are all the hard work of volunteer Alison F. 

11/08/2018 - 6:40pm
Roosters sitting side by side

Remember when 40+ roosters mysteriously appeared in the Pearl in Portland the night of Saturday, Nov. 3?  Help find them new homes.

11/08/2018 - 6:34pm
Kelly S kneeling behind a dog

Congratulations to Kelley S., nominated and chosen as the November 2018 Multnomah County Animal Services Volunteer of the Month.

11/08/2018 - 2:29pm

What are the big trends at Multnomah County Animal Services? Is Multnomah County investing more in Animal Services than ever? Are fewer animals coming into the shelter? How have live-release-rates, number of animals served, and their length-of-stay changed over time, and how are they correlated?  Find the answers to your questions here.

11/07/2018 - 11:30am

We welcome scrutiny of the county's work protecting the health, safety and welfare of people and pets.  As the only public shelter in Multnomah County open to all, we're working to correct the challenges identified in two county audits. We've met—or are completing—79 percent of the auditor's 2016 recommendations. We know we have more work to do and are committed to doing so quickly and

11/01/2018 - 1:27pm
Cartoon cat holding a sign that says spay and save

Jolly St. Snip is coming to town!  Fix your cat or kitten for FREE the week of December 3-7.  Call 1-800-345-SPAY today to schedule a free spay/neuter appointment during this one week only!

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