Shelter Open Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Saturday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
  • 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:

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Dog Adoptions:


Fundraising & Events:

Foster Dogs:
We are unable to temporarily foster owned animals.

Foster Cats:
We are unable to temporarily foster owned animals.

Intake Requests:
We are able to assist with cat and dog rehoming needs on a case-by-case basis, depending on space in our shelter and foster homes. Please visit our Community Resources page to fill out one of our surrender inquiry forms, as well as view our resource packets for other assistance options within the community.



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5335 SW 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97221

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