Monthly Report - March 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 March 2020.


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 382 animals in March 2020. The majority of intakes were officer impounded animals, and strays from members of the public. Cats and dogs 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

98

26%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

225

59%

Owner surrender

20

5%

Return of adopted animal

6

2%

Other

33

9%

Total

382

100%

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

123

32%

Kittens

22

6%

Dogs

120

31%

Puppies

9

2%

Other

108

28%

Total

382

100%


 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 410 animals. The majority of these animals were transferred to other agencies, reclaimed, or adopted. Dogs and cats were the most commonly released animals.

Animal Releases by Outcome Type

Outcome Type

Count

Percent

Adopted

69

17%

Reclaimed/returned to owner

90

22%

Transferred to another agency

167

41%

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.

46

11%

Other (less than 1% each)

38

9%

Total

410

100%

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

131

32%

Kittens

26

6%

Dogs

133

32%

Puppies

10

2%

Other

110

27%

Total

410

100%


 

Our field services officers responded to 514 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

112

22%

Stray Animal

89

17%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

70

14%

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

69

13%

Bite Investigation

51

10%

Loose Nuisance Animal

24

5%

Injured Animal

37

7%

Abandoned Animal

10

2%

Animal Placed in Protective Custody

22

4%

Other

30

6%

Total

514

100%



In addition, volunteers worked 4,376 hours.