Monthly Report - April 2020

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 April 2020.


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 262 animals in April 2020. The majority of intakes were officer impounded animals, and strays from members of the public. Dogs and cats were the most commonly accepted animals.

Animal Intakes by Intake Type

Intake Type

Count

Percent

Stray Animals brought in by a member of the public

62

24%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

129

49%

Owner surrender

22

8%

Return of adopted animal

1

0%

Other

48

18%

Total

262

100%

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

83

32%

Kittens

39

15%

Dogs

97

37%

Puppies

2

1%

Other

41

16%

Total

262

100%


 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 244 animals. The majority of these animals were transferred to other agencies, or reclaimed. Dogs and cats were the most commonly released animals.

Animal Releases by Outcome Type

Outcome Type

Count

Percent

Adopted

3

1%

Reclaimed/returned to owner

51

21%

Transferred to another agency

122

50%

Euthanized - This number represents all animals under MCAS care that were euthanized. It does not necessarily represent the number of euthanasias that will be counted in our end-of-year Asilomar report.

30

12%

Other (less than 1% each)

38

16%

Total

244

100%

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

81

33%

Kittens

9

4%

Dogs

103

42%

Puppies

1

0%

Other

50

20%

Total

244

100%


Our field services officers responded to 451 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

74

16%

Stray Animal

58

13%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

77

17%

Loose aggressive animal Animals actively charging, attacking, or chasing people or animals

68

15%

Bite Investigation

43

10%

Loose Nuisance Animal

8

2%

Injured Animal

42

9%

Abandoned Animal

15

3%

Animal Placed in Protective Custody

20

4%

Other

46

10%

Total

451

100%


In addition, volunteers worked 4,583 hours. Fosters volunteered an estimated 4,569 of reported hours.