07/08/2019 - 1:38pm
FUTY Festival Graphic

The winners of the FUTY Festival Volunteer Award of Excellence will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize, and their organization will also receive a $1,000 donation from Mud Bay.  Our 2019 volunteer nominee is Sue Smith.

07/07/2019 - 5:22pm
Madge the rabbit

There is an abundance of adoptable bunnies at MCAS.  These gentle animals are curious, sweet, and make excellent pets with the right preparation. See adoptable rabbits. Learn how to keep them happy, healthy, adequately housed, and even litter-box trained.

07/03/2019 - 4:32pm
Man standing in front of a cat kennel holding a kitten in one hand

Ask anyone at MCAS about Ray, and they all say he’s the volunteer that gets things done. Ray’s prolific initiative to help the animals and people at the shelter and improve the environment has made him well-known and well-liked among his peers. Whether caring for kittens in the Kitten Triage Program, helping adopters in the cattery, or building something with the Hammer & Nails Volunteers

07/03/2019 - 1:58pm
A person holds a phone on the Finding Rover Website in front of a person holding a pet

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) officially joins the ranks of shelters using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats and reunite them with their owners. MCAS has implemented the Finding Rover service on its website at since October 2018, offering the community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their homes.

06/27/2019 - 5:36pm

All July, Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is participating in a Waldo scavenger hunt organized by Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop. Waldo is hidden in 25 local businesses in the Gresham / Troutdale area. Learn more about the scavenger hunt and prizes for participants!

06/25/2019 - 1:20pm
Dog scared by fireworks

With fireworks booming, the Independence Day holiday can be a frightening time for your pets. Sadly, it’s common to lose pets during this time. Ahead of the holiday, Multnomah County Animal Services wants to remind pet owners about services and resources to help reunite them with their pets quickly, as well as tips to keep your pets safe during fireworks displays.  See the number of

06/22/2019 - 4:49pm
Women sitting on a float with a pitbull, all dressed in pink

See the Multnomah County Animal Services "Pitties in Pink" Float in 2019 at the Starlight Parade, and Pride Parade.

06/12/2019 - 2:29pm
Dog in a hot car

It’s important to protect pets from the heat to avoid heatstroke, which can be difficult to treat once it begins, and can be life threatening. Please observe and share the following guidelines and resources for keeping pets cool in hot weather.

06/06/2019 - 5:02pm
Woman holding an adult dog and her puppies

Congratulations to Robynne R., nominated and chosen as the June 2019 Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) Volunteer of the Month.


05/17/2019 - 11:40am
ACO truck in the snow

Join our team of humane animal care and customer service professionals, serving the pets and people of Multnomah County. Learn about working for Multnomah County, such as how to apply, work locations, information for veterans, and career paths at