News

01/25/2012 - 12:00am
Percy and Porter the dogs

Porter and Percy were our K103 Pets of the Week today! They're brothers that came in to the shelter together but will adjust and flourish once separated.

01/24/2012 - 12:00am
Chihuahua is reunited

A local family's chihuahua was recently lost when she got loose after the family's car was involved in a head-on collision. She was lost for six days before another family found her and brought her to our shelter in Troutdale.

She was reunited with her family through the help of a microchip. You can view the whole KOIN Local 6 story here.

01/23/2012 - 12:00am
Animal Services officer rescues dog from side of freeway

The first phone call came in at 10:18 a.m. on Monday. It was quickly followed by dozens of frantic phone calls about a dog running loose on the eastbound lanes of Hwy 84. Police and four Multnomah County Animal Control units quickly responded.

01/12/2012 - 12:00am
Bonnie with Lewis the dog

Multnomah County Animal Services is thrilled to announce that we recently received a $71,500 donation from The Friends of the Shelter, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for us. In the past, The Friends have donated funds to us for the construction of our cattery and hospital area. The most current donation will be used for four purposes:

01/11/2012 - 12:00am
Chaka the dog

Chaka was our K103 Pet of the Week today! She's loyal, mature, housetrained and well behaved. She's also playful and gets along well with children.

She needs to be the only pet in her new forever home. As a bonus, she will provide free squirrel patrol for your yard! Chaka is available for adoption right now.

01/05/2012 - 12:00am
Emily the cat

Emily was the K103 Pet of the Week and she is quite a little gem! She is a plushy soft girl with big, black spots on her white fur and big, gold eyes set in a cute, round little face. She is as sweet as she is pretty, and loves to cuddle and purr.

12/21/2011 - 12:00am
Donnie the bunny

Are you looking for some bunny to love? Meet Carla and Donnie- our K103 Pets of the Week! Donnie is very social, litterbox-trained, and just 7 months old. Carla is a little shy, but she's improving with all the attention she's getting. 

12/15/2011 - 12:00am
Smiling dog prances around in an "adopt me" vest

Multnomah County Animal Services is fortunate to have an amazing network of volunteers and foster families for our shelter animals. In 2011, more than 115 dogs received extra TLC from foster families.

12/15/2011 - 12:00am
Longfellow the dog wearing a Christmas wreath

Longfellow was our K103 Pet of the Week. Are you looking for a big, goofy dog who will shower you with loyalty and devotion? Look no further! Longfellow is a big, sweet boy who thinks he's a lap dog. 

12/15/2011 - 12:00am

We're pleased to announce that the 2012 Masters in Behavior Conference is coming on Feb 4-6, 2012. Multnomah County Animal Services is a proud sponsor of this annual event which provides specialty training for professionals working in animal shelters and in animal behavior related professions.

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