Multnomah County Animal Services requires* licenses to benefit neighborhoods, pet owners and animals. These benefits include:
- Lost pets are quickly reunited with their owners.
Pet owners are easily found by entering the license number at MultCoPets.org. Multnomah County returns approximately 2000 lost pets to their owners each year.
- Safer neighborhoods for families and pets.
License fees help support field services and investigations to address cruelty, neglect, loose pet, aggressive dog and bite reports.
- A safe haven for homeless animals.
The MCAS Shelter provides approximately 8,000 animals with food, health care, shelter, training, foster and adoption services each year.
How To Pay
- Online at MultCoPets.org:
From the "Licensing" navigation link above, select "Renew License" or "Order New License", whichever is appropriate for your situation. If you've received your license and need to pay for it, select "Pay for License".
- By mail:
Send a check or money order (made payable to "MCAS") to Multnomah County Animal Services, PO Box 698, Troutdale, OR, 97060. If you are renewing a license, please write the license number on your check. If you are applying for a new license, please include this license application form (click here).
- At participating veterinarian clinics:
Click here to view the MCAS license vendor map.
- At the MCAS Shelter:
You may obtain a license in person during regular shelter hours at 1700 W. Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060. (Click here for Google map.)
* Section 13.101 of the County Code states " Dogs and cats shall be licensed within 30 days of obtaining the age of six months or within 30 days of obtaining residency in the county or acquisition by the owner or keeper, whichever occurs later."
Pet License Fees
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Senior Citizens (65 & older)
(LIMIT of 2 ANIMALS PER HOUSEHOLD for senior citizen discount.)