News

07/21/2017 - 12:24pm
Krissy H. with the large Solid Gold Pet Food donation she helped secure

Thank you to Solid Gold Pet Nutrition for their recent donation of 13 pallets of premium dog and cat dry food, wet food, dog treats, and health supplements to benefit the animals at Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS).  Our warehouse and hearts are full thanks to this generous gift.

07/20/2017 - 7:05pm
Randall Brown with kitten

Randall Brown, Multnomah County Animal Services Field Services Chief, appeared on KGW's Portland Today show to discuss how to recognize and prevent animal cruelty and abuse in light of recent cases in our community.  Also appearing was a special kitten guest to promote the Kitten Triage Program #KittenTriageTuesday

07/20/2017 - 11:40am

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 multco.us/jobs.

07/14/2017 - 4:00pm

Raise awareness about the Kitten Triage program fundraiser to save the lives of kittens at Multnomah County Animal Services.  Join us on August 1 at 11 am and 2 pm for live videos of kittens!

07/13/2017 - 5:06pm
Baller Reunited with Arturo

When Baller went missing in March 2016, Arturo searched everywhere. He put up posters, talked to neighbors, and posted on websites and groups. He had almost given up hope when his family moved. Thanks to pet licensing and microchipping, Baller the pittie was reunited with Arturo on July 5 after being lost for sixteen months. We live for these sweet reunions. Congratulations Baller and Arturo

07/07/2017 - 5:00pm

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) received an urgent update on Friday, July 7, regarding the case of a decapitated cat, “Button,” found in Portland. Randall Brown, MCAS Field Manager, reports that the cat was killed by a moving vehicle and scavenged, rather than being mutilated by a malicious person as some had feared.

07/07/2017 - 2:29pm

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.

07/05/2017 - 9:18am

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!

07/03/2017 - 1:39pm
Volunteers at the 2017 Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to Staff Member Cindy Scheel on receiving a HILLTOP Award, and to MCAS volunteers Monica D., Gary L., Debbie S., Martha G., Patty C., Lucas K., Susan M., Jenni H., Sheila T., Robert B., and Sue S. who were honored with volunteer awards on June 29, 2017. We appreciate their exemplary service for the pets and people of our community.

06/30/2017 - 12:16pm

Independence Day can be a frightening time for your pets. Sadly, many pets are lost. To help reunite pets with their owners, Multnomah County Animal Services will waive the board and impound fees for all strays brought to the shelter July 1st - 5th if picked up by July 8th.

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