Monthly Report - January 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 January 2020.


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 410 animals in January 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

159

39%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

161

39%

Owner surrender

22

5%

Return of adopted animal

14

3%

Other

54

13%

Total

410

100%

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

113

28%

Kittens

36

9%

Dogs

194

47%

Puppies

10

2%

Other

57

14%

Total

410

100%


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 385 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

137

36%

Reclaimed/returned to owner

110

29%

Transferred to another agency

59

15%

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.

35

9%

Other (less than 1% each)

44

11%

Total

385

100%

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

115

30%

Kittens

39

10%

Dogs

172

45%

Puppies

12

3%

Other

47

12%

Total

385

100%


Our field services officers responded to 582 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

110

19%

Stray Animal

101

17%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

93

16%

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

62

11%

Bite Investigation

61

10%

Loose Nuisance Animal

21

4%

Injured Animal

31

5%

Abandoned Animal

26

4%

Animal Placed in Protective Custody

28

5%

Other

49

8%

Total

582

100%



In addition, volunteers worked 4,783 hours.