News

11/14/2018 - 2:30pm
Allison Freese head shot

Since 2014, the professional-quality photos of adoptable cats at Multnomah County Animal Services are all the hard work of volunteer Alison F. 

11/08/2018 - 6:40pm
Roosters sitting side by side

Remember when 40+ roosters mysteriously appeared in the Pearl in Portland the night of Saturday, Nov. 3?  All have now found homes thanks to your support!

11/08/2018 - 6:34pm
Kelly S kneeling behind a dog

Congratulations to Kelley S., nominated and chosen as the November 2018 Multnomah County Animal Services Volunteer of the Month.

11/08/2018 - 2:29pm

What are the big trends at Multnomah County Animal Services? Is Multnomah County investing more in Animal Services than ever? Are fewer animals coming into the shelter? How have live-release-rates, number of animals served, and their length-of-stay changed over time, and how are they correlated?  Find the answers to your questions here.

11/01/2018 - 1:27pm
Cartoon cat holding a sign that says spay and save

Jolly St. Snip is coming to town!  Fix your cat or kitten for FREE the week of December 3-7.  Call 1-800-345-SPAY today to schedule a free spay/neuter appointment during this one week only!

10/23/2018 - 12:40pm
Illustration of a cat looking out the window. Text reads I keep my cats safe at home

Have you considered transitioning your cat indoors but haven’t been able to get started? According to the Humane Society, about two-thirds of cats live indoors either all or almost all of the time. As your vet will support, these indoor felines enjoy freedom from a laundry list of perils - diseases, parasites, automobile traffic, poisoning, our healthy population of urban coyotes, and simply

10/18/2018 - 5:28pm

Do you know a volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services who goes above and beyond, or provides excellent customer service? Nominate exceptional volunteers for Volunteer of the Month.

10/05/2018 - 2:24pm
Fall in love with your new pet, adoption special

From October 26 until October 28, adoption fees are reduced 50% for all pets seven months and older during the Fall in Love With Your New Pet Adoption Special. Multnomah County Animal Services is proudly partnering with the ASPCA for Adopt a Shelter Dog month in October, offering an adoption special as part of the #FindYourFido campaign.

10/05/2018 - 2:23pm
Robert B

Congratulations to Robert B., nominated and chosen as the October 2018 Multnomah County Animal Services Volunteer of the Month.

09/26/2018 - 12:26pm
Volunteer in a kennel getting kissed by a pitbull

What could your workplace accomplish with 42 more employees?  For Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS), over 400 volunteers made this hypothetical question a reality in 2017-2018, volunteering 88,058 hours, or the equivalent work of 42 full time employees (FTE).

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