Shelter Open Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Saturday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. (We will be closed on the following Saturdays in July: July 9 and July 23)
  • Sunday: Closed

Animal Aid is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone: (503) 292-6628 

Please note:

  • In order to use our funds for the animals, we have a small office staff. Consequently, all calls are initially received by voicemail.
  • Our hours to return calls are Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Calls are not processed on evenings or weekends. We appreciate your patience and will return your call as promptly as possible. Thank you!

FAX: (503) 296-4957 

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General Inquiries:

Cat Adoptions:                     

Dog Adoptions:


Fundraising & Events:

Foster Dogs:
(Please note: We are not able to temporarily foster owned animals.)

Foster Cats:
(Please note: We are not able to temporarily foster owned animals.)

Intake Requests:
Please note: We are currently unable to assist with dog intake requests due to program capacity. We are only able to assist with owner-surrenders on a case-by-case basis, depending on space in our shelter and foster homes. If you would like to inquire about surrendering your cat, please click here to fill out our Cat Surrender Inquiry Form. 



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5335 SW 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97221

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