03/06/2020 - 3:51pm
Workshop attendees view demonstrations for specialized equipment

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) and Multnomah County Emergency Management (MCEM) hosted an Animals in Emergencies workshop with regional animal care & control, law enforcement, emergency management, and veterinary partners on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. This special meeting was held to increase preparedness to support animals, their people, and agricultural needs during and after

02/20/2020 - 3:07pm
Wade Sadler in the shelter intake dog kennels

Sadler and MCAS leaders are focused on addressing systems issues to make services more accessible to the public, reducing how long animals stay at the shelter before finding their people to make their stay less stressful and more humane, and ensuring care provided is at the cutting edge of animal welfare industry standards.

02/12/2020 - 12:29pm

After a nine-month national recruitment that drew input from community members, county staff and national experts in the field of animal welfare, Wade Sadler was selected as the next director of Multnomah County Animal Services Division. (News from

02/11/2020 - 1:10pm
White bunny rabbit facing the camera

There is an abundance of adoptable bunnies at MCAS. These gentle animals are curious, sweet, and make excellent pets with the right preparation. See adoptable rabbits. Learn how to keep them happy, healthy, adequately housed, and even litter-box trained.

02/07/2020 - 11:28am
Friends of Multnomah County Shelter Animals Logo

Friends of Multnomah County Shelter Animals is accepting applications for volunteers to serve as board members on social media, corporate sponsorships, community outreach committees and general positions. Seeking passionate animal-welfare advocates in the community to support MCAS’s efforts. Interested applicants should provide contact information and a brief personal background on animal

02/06/2020 - 4:57pm
Woman crouched behind a black and white dog

A volunteer since 2017, Holly J. is dedicated to helping shelter dogs find the right matches in her role as an Adoption Information Desk Volunteer.

01/30/2020 - 6:20pm

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is grateful for a recent donation from Banfield Pet Hospital and the Banfield Foundation to support its medical fund for shelter animals – Dolly’s Fund, and its Adoption Outreach Fund.

01/28/2020 - 4:07pm
Kitten Bowl VII Graphic

Draw for your adoption promotion during Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl VII Adoption Special Event from January 31 - February 2. You could draw for waived adoption fees, 50% off adoption fees, or 25% off adoption fees for all pets seven months and older.

01/27/2020 - 1:28pm
2020 Calendar Thumb

Our 2020 Calendar of Adopted Pets is the perfect gift to support animals at Multnomah County Animal Services. Available now for only $10 at our Troutdale shelter front counter.