Our shelter will be closed Saturday 3/9/24 & 3/23/24.

Animal Aid

Passionately serving animals and the people they love for 54 years and counting

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ANIMAL AID IS A NONPROFIT ANIMAL RESCUE AND WELFARE ORGANIZATION SERVING THE PORTLAND COMMUNITY SINCE 1969.

Meet Your Furever Friend

Our adoptables can’t wait to find their match!

Jack – Foster or Foster to Adopt!

Jack – Foster or Foster to Adopt!

Hi there! I’m the sweet, smart, and sometimes sassy Jack! I am waiting to find a patient, loving family to call my very own. Read More

Mister

Mister

Hi, I'm Mister! I am a big tomcat who was a stray south of Portland. Read More

Raul

Raul

Hi, I'm Raul!  I was given to the shelter after a family member became allergic to me. I'm a big friendly boy who is shy around new things. Read More

Upcoming Events

Be sure to add these events to your calendar!

Sunday March 17 | 12:30pm & 6:30PM

It’s St. PAWtrick’s Day! Taking place in the main room of our free roam cat shelter, you can try your luck at bingo! Your ticket gets you 6 bingo cards, with the option to purchase more. There will be light refreshments, snacks, and prizes for the bingo winners! 

Sunday March 24 | 12:00-1:00pm

Find your center (and a little cat hair) at the Animal Aid shelter for Yoga with Cats. These classes will be taught by yoga instructor Bonny Chipman. Guests should bring their own mat and arrive at the shelter at 1:45pm.

Registration opens March 1st.

Our Programs

Learn how we assist animals at our shelter and in the community.

Rescue Program

We operate a free-roam shelter for cats and foster program for dogs and cats. We commit to the animals we rescue for life, including post-adoption support and a lifetime return policy.

membership Program

With different membership levels to choose from, you can unlock a world of possibilities for animals in need through your ongoing contribution—not to mention a few goodies for yourself.

Animal Aid Cares Fund

The Cares Fund is a partnership with local veterinarians and trainers to assist with urgent medical or behavioral care. Since 2011, the fund has provided over $70,000 in lifesaving grants.

It takes a pack program

Formally established in 2021, this community supply sharing initiative distributes surplus animal food and supply donations to other rescues, groups, and animal guardians in need.

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