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04/17/2019 - 4:46pm
Black cat sitting inside a catio

Does your kitty frolic in a catio? Want to share this special space with the cat-loving, Portland community? From functional to fancy, all submissions in the Portland metro are encouraged!  Please apply by June 1.

04/02/2019 - 1:47pm
Volunteer of the month, Tammy H, stands with Cosette the Boston Terrier Mix

Congratulations to Tammy H., nominated and chosen as the April 2019 Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) Volunteer of the Month.

03/29/2019 - 2:15pm
Wade Sadler smiles during a taped interview

Wade Sadler, the Business Operations Manager at Multnomah County Animal Services, has been named interim director. He replaces Jackie Rose, who has accepted a position as director of Ventura County (Calif.) Animal Services. Rose leaves the County April 12.

03/29/2019 - 12:30pm
Animal Services Director testifies in front of Board of County Commissioners

We welcome scrutiny of the county's work protecting the health, safety and welfare of people and pets.  As the only public shelter in Multnomah County open to all, we're working to correct the challenges identified in two county audits. We've met—or are completing—79 percent of the auditor's 2016 recommendations. We know we have more work to do and are committed to doing so quickly and

03/19/2019 - 12:48pm
Animal control officers pull a Great Pyrenees out of the mud

Multnomah County Animal Services Officers Havlik and Pelland rescued a pair of Great Pyrenees dogs who were up the creek without a paddle on Monday, March 18, 2019. A concerned caller reported dogs stuck in the mud in the Columbia Slough near Colwood Golf Course.

03/15/2019 - 1:11pm
smiling dog

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 February 2019.

03/15/2019 - 1:02pm
Black and white cat

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 January 2019.

03/13/2019 - 5:30pm
Volunteer crouches with a senior St. Bernard dog

Congratulations to Jason H., nominated and chosen as the March 2019 Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) Volunteer of the Month.  A volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services since March 2017, Jason H. is a mover and shaker, making a difference for shelter animals, fellow volunteers, and staff.

02/15/2019 - 12:24pm
A dog smiles as he wears ear protection

In an effort to protect the hearing of our visitors, we're advising all members of the public to wear earplugs or other comparable hearing protections while in the dog kennels. You can pickup your own pair of earplugs by the door to adoptable dogs when you visit.

02/15/2019 - 9:48am
A Spay & Save 2019: A Spay Odyssey poster- a cat in a space suit

All spay/neuter surgeries will be FREE from February 25th- March 1st at all Spay & Save locations.  Call 503-802-6755 or 1-800-345-SPAY today to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.

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