02/08/2018 - 10:21am

Pet licensing is the focus of a Senior Capstone Course at Portland State University.  The results of the survey will help Multnomah County Animal Services to connect with pet owners to license their pets.  Can you participate and share?

01/26/2018 - 11:59am

Five cats and nine kittens were adopted during the Kitten Bowl V Adoption Special from February 2 - 4 at Multnomah County Animal Services, in partnership with North Shore Animal League and the Hallmark Channel.  Thank you for your support!

01/12/2018 - 10:40am

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

01/11/2018 - 5:07pm

Coming to the shelter to adopt a pet? We have a new entrance for adopters! Just turn right at the awning, and the path will take you to the adoption info desk, and adoptable dogs and cats.

01/11/2018 - 11:40am

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

12/20/2017 - 5:06pm

We asked, and our community of supporters delivered in the form of a new freezer, and over 190 new kongs for canine enrichment.  Can you help fill the kongs by donating peanut butter and wet dog food?


11/25/2017 - 3:01pm

Multnomah County Animal Services is honored to have been selected as a recipient of Pet Pros “For the Love of Pets” 2017 Holiday Giving Campaign. Stop by a local Portland, Vancouver, Hillsboro, or Clackamas Petpros this holiday season to contribute and make a difference in the life of a pet. #FortheLoveofPets

11/24/2017 - 5:13pm

Thank you to our community of supporters for helping 263 pets find homes during the Days of December Adoption Special.  In December, the day of the month equals the adoption fee for pets seven months and older.

11/24/2017 - 5:09pm

Multnomah County Animal Services Participates in the Blue Buffalo Home 4 the Holidays Campaign! Learn about the worldwide movement to adopt shelter pets during the holidays, and how you can enter the #IChoseToRescue contest to win a year supply of Blue Buffalo pet food, and donations for pets at MCAS.

11/09/2017 - 6:21pm
Friends on Us Fridays means all adoption fees for pets in the shelter will be waived on November 17

Zappos For Good and North Shore Animal League America teamed up with Multnomah County Animal Services for "Friends on Us Fridays" on November 17, 2017. All adoption fees for pets in the shelter were waived for adopters. That means Multnomah County residents only had to pay the license fee to take their forever friend home!  During the adoption special, 29 kittens, 15 dogs, and 12 cats