News

11/19/2018 - 12:27pm

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!

11/19/2018 - 12:13pm

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

10/23/2018 - 12:40pm
Illustration of a cat looking out the window. Text reads I keep my cats safe at home

Have you considered transitioning your cat indoors but haven’t been able to get started? According to the Humane Society, about two-thirds of cats live indoors either all or almost all of the time. As your vet will support, these indoor felines enjoy freedom from a laundry list of perils - diseases, parasites, automobile traffic, poisoning, our healthy population of urban coyotes, and simply

10/18/2018 - 5:28pm

Do you know a volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services who goes above and beyond, or provides excellent customer service? Nominate exceptional volunteers for Volunteer of the Month.

10/05/2018 - 2:24pm
Fall in love with your new pet, adoption special

From October 26 until October 28, adoption fees are reduced 50% for all pets seven months and older during the Fall in Love With Your New Pet Adoption Special. Multnomah County Animal Services is proudly partnering with the ASPCA for Adopt a Shelter Dog month in October, offering an adoption special as part of the #FindYourFido campaign.

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