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08/23/2016 - 10:28am

Baby Girl broke out of her enclosure at Multnomah County Animal Services on August 22 while waiting for her owners to claim her.

We are enlisting the help of the public to find her and bring her back safely.

08/18/2016 - 2:29pm

It’s important to protect pets from the heat to avoid heatstroke, which can be difficult to treat once it begins, and can be life threatening.  Please observe and share the following guidelines and resources for keeping pets cool in hot weather.

07/05/2016 - 9:18am

License your pet at Multnomah County Animal Services on Saturdays from 8 - 11 am, and get a free rabies vaccine, plus a free exam from Good Neighbor Vet!

04/27/2016 - 2:32pm

MCAS to host free screening of captivating documentary “SMART” (L.A.’s Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team)

09/18/2015 - 10:45am
Jenna Rignworm photo

In partnership with Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP), Multnomah County Animal Services is asking for help from the community with cats/kittens who have ringworm. MCAS along with other shelters are asking foster homes and those interested in fostering to step forward, as there has been an unusually high number of kittens with ringworm.

06/25/2015 - 3:11pm
Dog in Pool

With heat and firework season approaching, we'd like to remind pet owners to please ensure their pet's comfort and safety.

03/25/2015 - 10:42am
Adoptable Shelter Cat

In 2014, thanks to a generous $15,000 grant from the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), we launched a 13-month TNR (trap-neuter-return) Incentive Program.

02/24/2015 - 4:16pm
Adoptable Shelter Cat

The 2014 statistics are in and we're proud to announce that 2014 was a record-breaking year for us! Our total combined animal save rate for 2014 was 90.2%. This means that 90.2% of the animals that came into our shelter were saved. 2014 also marks the sixth year in which we successfully saved 100% of healthy animals.

01/29/2015 - 11:13am
Woody With Staff Member

On November 24, 2014, we received a call that William Iven Powell Jr was reportedly kicking, choking and throwing a small dog named Woody. Multnomah County Animal Services responded to the scene immediately and, in conjuntion with Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, began investigating.

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