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09/23/2020 - 1:19pm

Congratulations to our 2020 Multnomah County Volunteer Award Honorees from Animal Services. Volunteers Bonnie H., Laura H, Dawn P., and Cas S. were honored by Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson during a virtual ceremony held by the Office of Community Involvement.

09/22/2020 - 4:49pm

Do you want to know how many animals come to Multnomah County Animal Services each month, the care they receive, where they go, what our volunteers are doing, or the types of calls our Animal Services officers respond to in the community? View our monthly report for August 2020.

09/21/2020 - 1:24pm

As a volunteer for MCAS in the cattery, kitten trailer, and as a foster, Julie H. feels like an extension of staff- because that’s the way staff have made her feel. Julie is driven by a desire to make a positive difference to care for animals, and brings a wealth of animal science knowledge and experience to her volunteer role, including a PhD in Biology from Duke University, and years of

09/17/2020 - 11:25am

Do you want to know how many animals come to Multnomah County Animal Services each month, where they go, or the types of calls our Animal Services officers respond to in the community? View our monthly report for July 2020.

09/16/2020 - 2:49pm

Studies show that interacting with animals can have health benefits, including reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, stress, and anxiety.  But pets are also known to be especially helpful to their owners’ mental health during times of crisis. In this time of unusual crisis, we are grateful to have our companion animals close by. Read more about the power of pets on multco.us.

09/16/2020 - 9:35am
ODA seal

Thousands of Oregonians, their livestock, and their animals are displaced following Oregon’s devastating wildfires. Many shelters, private groups and citizens are now housing these animals, some of which do not have known owners. While many of these groups are advertising lost animals on their websites or social media it can be difficult for the public to know where to look. The Oregon

09/11/2020 - 3:01pm

In response to regional fires and levels of evacuation, prepare in advance to make sure your pets are supplied and have a place to go if you need to leave at a moment’s notice.

09/11/2020 - 9:06am

Your pets can be affected by wildfire smoke. If you feel the effects of smoke, they probably do, too! Smoke can irritate your pet’s eyes and respiratory tract. Bring your pets inside, and closely watch them during all periods of poor air quality.

09/10/2020 - 5:04pm
Bailey the cat

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) waives impound and board fees for stray pets brought to the shelter.

09/04/2020 - 11:18am
Coconut the kitten

Do you want to know how many animals come to Multnomah County Animal Services each month, where they go, or the types of calls our Animal Services officers respond to in the community? View our monthly report for June 2020.

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