News

10/26/2011 - 10:44am
Pitbull in a costume

Just announced! This weekend, Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) will be holding a special Pets & Treats Adoption Event. All kids in costumes will receive candy and all adopters can take advantage of special adoption fees for qualifying pets!

10/17/2011 - 9:56am
Feral cats outside a car

OregonLive recently posted a story about Multnomah County Animal Services' (MCAS) new Apartment Cat Team (ACT) project, designed to reduce the number of stray and feral cats in the Portland Metro area by encouraging residents of high-density feral cat areas to use trap-neuter-return services.

10/05/2011 - 1:18pm
Pitbull puppy

A dead dog found last week in a dumpster at a mobile home park in Portland has been diagnosed with parvovirus.

10/05/2011 - 12:00am
Puppy

A dead dog found last week in a dumpster at a mobile home park in Portland has been diagnosed with parvovirus.

10/03/2011 - 3:16pm
ASAP Logo

Multnomah County Animal Services is one of the founding members of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP). ASAP is a coalition of the largest animal welfare organizations and the veterinary community serving the four-county Portland-metropolitan area.

08/31/2011 - 2:35pm
Facebook icon

Here at Multnomah County Animal Services, we're so pleased that the community wants to get involved and help their local animal shelter. Something as simple as enjoying and sharing our Facebook posts can help animals get adopted. Thank you to all of our fans!

08/31/2011 - 2:15pm
Rihanna, a pitbull mix

We care about all the animals in our shelter and here’s a story of one dog that has really captured our hearts. Her name is Rihanna, and she came into the shelter on March 23 without a license or a microchip that would have helped us to reunite her with her owner. Sadly, her owner never came looking for her.

04/26/2011 - 12:00am
Opposum in a tube

Field Officer Marc Rose recently responded to a call from a property manager about an opossum that was in need of rescue. The opossum had fallen into an open, 4-foot deep concrete cylinder and was unable to get out.

04/11/2011 - 12:00am
Terrier plays

At the March 29 Multnomah County Board of Commissioners meeting, Animal Services advocated for Shelter Dreams, a project to build a new shelter in the city of Portland. Animal Services’ current facility in Troutdale is too small and inconveniently located to properly serve the needs of its residents and the visiting public.

03/24/2011 - 12:00am
Field Officer Cherry with a pomeranian

(The following story is told to us by Animal Control Officer Nicole Cherry.)

A local business recently called Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) to report a small, fluffy, white dog running loose near their business on SE 34th and Powell. Their attempts to catch the dog were unsuccessful, so they called us at Animal Services for assistance.

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