Multnomah County Animal Services killed almost one third of the dogs and cats it impounded in 2011. Compare the following 2011 statistics from MCAS, a traditional animal control model with Washoe Regional County Animal Services / Nevada Humane Society, a no kill shelter model.

—————————  MCAS  ——————- WCRAS/NHS

SAVE RATE                    69%                                     93%

Total Intake                  6,767                                 15,982

Return to Owner         1,474                                    4,339

Total Adoptions          1,555                                    8,179

It is time for Multnomah County leadership to transform Multnomah County Animal Services from a traditional animal control agency to a modern animal services agency which reflects the progressive values of our community. Please use the contact list on our “How to Help” page to help us convince our elected officials to make the change!

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