Monthly Report - February 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 February 2020.


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 342 animals in February 2020. The majority of intakes were stray and impounded animals. 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

131

38%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

136

40%

Owner surrender

15

4%

Return of adopted animal

9

3%

Other

51

15%

Total

342

100%

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

120

35%

Kittens

14

4%

Dogs

145

42%

Puppies

8

2%

Other

55

16%

Total

342

100%


 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 366 animals. The majority of these animals were adopted, reclaimed, or transferred to other agencies. Cats and dogs were the most commonly released animals.

Animal Releases by Outcome Type

Outcome Type

Count

Percent

Adopted

148

40%

Reclaimed/returned to owner

107

29%

Transferred to another agency

34

9%

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

8%

Other (less than 1% each)

47

13%

Total

366

100%

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

118

32%

Kittens

17

5%

Dogs

160

44%

Puppies

6

2%

Other

65

18%

Total

366

100%


 

Our field services officers responded to 568 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

114

20%

Stray Animal

98

17%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

81

14%

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

61

11%

Bite Investigation

72

13%

Loose Nuisance Animal

22

4%

Injured Animal

32

6%

Abandoned Animal

22

4%

Animal Placed in Protective Custody

17

3%

Other

49

9%

Total

568

100%



In addition, volunteers worked 4,196 hours.