News

04/17/2020 - 2:33pm
Colleen with dogs

Greetings Wonderful Volunteers! Thank you for your volunteer service at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter. We have been missing you during this unprecedented time when our volunteer activities are suspended, and we look forward to welcoming you back when we resume normal operations in the future. Learn about current volunteer opportunities for the County COVID-19 response, remember to take

04/10/2020 - 4:17pm
Foster puppy, courtesy of Amanda

Congratulations to Multnomah County Animal Services foster volunteers, nominated and chosen as the April 2020 Volunteers of the Month. These exceptional volunteers open their homes to animals in need of round-the-clock monitoring and support, socialization, stress-relief, and behavior training. Foster volunteers play a crucial role in raising and maintaining live-release-rates by expanding the

04/07/2020 - 10:47am
Dog at the shelter

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) will only offer critical services, and limit shelter access until further notice, effective March 17, 2020.

04/03/2020 - 3:55pm

Meet Colleen, the new Volunteer Coordinator at MCAS, and Play a Get To Know You Game for Volunteers.

04/03/2020 - 12:00pm
Fred Meyer Rewards and Friends of Multnomah County Shelter Animals logos

You can help pets at our shelter and Friends of Multnomah County Shelter Animals earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards card!

03/31/2020 - 4:12pm

Thank you for your outpouring of generous support during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are guidelines to help the animals while protecting your health and community through physical distancing.

03/26/2020 - 1:02pm

As Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) releases its 2019 Asilomar report detailing the source and outcomes for dogs and cats at our shelter during the year, we also wish to provide some context for report figures.

03/25/2020 - 3:44pm
River the cat

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is suspending intake of stray and community cats, except for cases where the cat is sick or injured, or in immediate danger due to cruelty, neglect, and similar circumstances. Finders of stray cats are encouraged to check for a local owner, or attempt to find an owner if the cat is lost.

03/19/2020 - 5:04pm
Bailey the cat

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) waives impound and board fees for stray pets brought to the shelter.

03/19/2020 - 4:35pm
Amber the shelter dog (adopted)

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) will provide a grace period for pet licensing requirements during the current state of emergency.

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