03/25/2020 - 3:44pm
River the cat

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is suspending intake of stray and community cats, except for cases where the cat is sick or injured, or in immediate danger due to cruelty, neglect, and similar circumstances. Finders of stray cats are encouraged to check for a local owner, or attempt to find an owner if the cat is lost.

03/19/2020 - 4:35pm
Amber the shelter dog (adopted)

Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) will provide a grace period for pet licensing requirements during the current state of emergency.

03/17/2020 - 12:18pm
Protect Your Pet

License your pet at Multnomah County Animal Services on Saturdays from 8 - 11 am, and get a free rabies vaccine, plus a free exam from Good Neighbor Vet!

Clinics are currently cancelled until further notice, but are normally held every Saturday of each month from 8 am - 11 am. If you already have a license, you can still take part! Rabies vaccines for already licensed pets are just $32

03/11/2020 - 5:11pm
Amanda with Roger

As a volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) since February 2018, Amanda T. has quickly distinguished herself as an advanced dog handler and mentor with a great deal of compassion for animals at the shelter.

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