Monthly Report- June 2019

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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 2019.

 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 601 animals in June 2019. 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

251

42%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

221

37%

Dead on arrival Primarily non-domesticated animals; The same number of animals is listed as “Dead on arrival” in the “Animal Releases by Outcome Type” table

73

12%

Owner surrender

42

7%

Return of adopted animal

12

2%

Other (less than 1% each)

2

0%

Total

601

100%

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Dogs

205

34%

Kittens

156

26%

Cats

149

25%

Other mammals Examples: squirrels, rabbits

30

5%

Marsupials Example: opossums

17

3%

Birds (wildlife) Examples: pigeons, owls

15

2%

Other (less than 1% each)

9

1%

Rabbits

7

1%

Puppies

7

1%

Guinea pigs

6

1%

Total

601

100%



 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 519 animals. The majority of these animals were reclaimed, adopted, or transferred to another agency for care. Dogs and cats were the most commonly released animals.

Animal Releases by Outcome Type

Outcome Type

Count

Percent

Reclaimed/returned to owner

150

29%

Adopted

135

26%

Transferred to another agency

84

16%

Dead on arrival Primarily non-domesticated animals; The same number of animals is listed as “Dead on arrival” in the “Animal Intakes by Intake Type” table

73

14%

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.

62

12%

Other (less than 1% each)

9

2%

Released to habitat Non-domesticated animals released to their natural habitat after treatment

6

1%

Total

519

100%

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Dogs

202

39%

Cats

144

28%

Kittens

70

13%

Other mammals Examples: squirrels, rabbits

30

6%

Other (less than 1% each)

18

3%

Marsupials Example: opossums

17

3%

Birds (wildlife) Examples: pigeons, owls Puppies

15

3%

Guinea pigs

9

2%

Rabbits

7

1%

Puppies

7

1%

Total

519

100%


 

Our field services officers responded to 880 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

217

25%

Stray Animal

163

19%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

103

12%

Animal Bite Investigation

104

12%

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

75

9%

Injured Animal

44

5%

Loose nuisance animal Animals that are frequently loose and/or causing nuisances

27

3%

Animal In Distress

22

3%

Unattended Animal In Vehicle

19

2%

Abandoned Animal

18

2%

Other Calls (less than 2%)

88

10%

Total

880

100%


 

In addition, volunteers worked 8,818 hours - the equivalent of 51 full time staff members.