Monthly Report - May 2020

Ella the dog smiling

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 May 2020.


The Multnomah County Animal Shelter (MCAS) accepted 291 animals in May 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

85

29%

Impound Animals brought in by a field officer

144

49%

Owner surrender

25

9%

Return of adopted animal

0

0%

Other

37

13%

Total

291

100%

 

Animal Intakes by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

96

33%

Kittens

36

12%

Dogs

99

34%

Puppies

17

6%

Other

43

15%

Total

291

100%




 

The Multnomah County Animal Shelter released 256 animals. The majority of these animals were reclaimed by their owners, or transferred to other agencies. Dogs and cats were the most commonly released animals.

Animal Releases by Outcome Type

Outcome Type

Count

Percent

Adopted

5

2%

Reclaimed/returned to owner

79

31%

Transferred to another agency

71

28%

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.

48

19%

Other (less than 1% each)

53

21%

Total

256

100%

 

Animal Releases by Animal Type

Animal Type

Count

Percent

Cats

84

33%

Kittens

17

7%

Dogs

101

39%

Puppies

11

4%

Other

43

17%

Total

256

100%




 

Our field services officers responded to 474 calls

Field Officer Calls by Type

Call Type

Count

Percent

Dead Animal Pickup

75

16%

Stray Animal

60

13%

Suspected Cruelty / Neglect

62

13%

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

77

16%

Bite Investigation

63

13%

Loose Nuisance Animal

2

0%

Injured Animal

59

12%

Abandoned Animal

12

3%

Animal Placed in Protective Custody

15

3%

Other

49

10%

Total

474

100%


 

In addition, volunteers worked 5,503 hours. Fosters volunteered an estimated 5,475 of reported hours.