How to Report Animal Cruelty

The OHS Investigations Department is not currently accepting new reports as we are unable to enforce the animal cruelty laws in Oregon at this time. If you have a concern about the welfare of an animal please contact your county animal control department or your local law enforcement agency. You can see a complete list of these agencies below:

Clackamas County

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office

2223 S Kaen Rd., Oregon City, OR 97045

(503) 655-8211

Clackamas County Dog Control

13141 SE Hwy 212, Clackamas, OR 97015

(503) 655-8628

Columbia County

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

901 Port Ave, St. Helens, OR 97051

(503) 366-4611

Columbia County Animal Control

2084 Oregon St, St. Helens, OR 97051

(503) 366-4614

Deschutes County

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office

63333 Hwy 20, Bend, OR 97701

(541) 693-6911

Jackson County

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

787 W 8th St., Medford, OR 97501

(541) 774-6800

Jackson County Animal Services

5595 South Pacific Highway, Phoenix, OR 97535

(541) 774-6655

Lane County

Lane County Sheriff’s Office

125 E 8th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 682-4150

Lane County Animal Services

3050 N Delta Hwy, Eugene, OR 97408

(541) 682-3645

Marion County

Marion County Sheriff’s Office

100 High St NE, Salem, OR 97301

(503) 588-5032

Marion County Dog Control

3550 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, OR 97317

(503) 588-5233

Multnomah County

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 350, Portland, OR 97214

(503) 988-4320

Multnomah County Animal Services

1700 W Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060

(503) 988-7387

Polk County

Polk County Sheriff’s Office

850 Main Street, Dallas, OR 97338

(503) 623-9251

Willamette Humane Society

4246 Turner Rd SE, Salem, OR 97317

(503) 585-5900

Washington County

Washington County Sheriff’s Office

215 SW Adams Ave MS 32, Hillsboro, OR 97123

(503) 629-0111

Washington County Animal Services

1901 SE 24th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123

(503) 846-7041

Yamhill County

Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office

535 NE 5th Street, Rm 143, McMinnville, OR 97128

(503) 434-7506

Yamhill County Dog Control

535 NE 5th Street, Rm 143, McMinnville, Oregon 97128

(503) 472-5330

If your report is about an emergency involving an animal needing immediate assistance, such as an animal in a hot car, please call your local animal control or police agency. If your report is about issues such as barking dogs, animals running loose or animal bites, please call your local animal control agency.

Oregon Animal Cruelty Laws – Resources

You can reference Oregon’s animal cruelty and related laws in the OHS Oregon Animal Cruelty Laws Handbook here (PDF) »

What is considered adequate shelter for a domestic animal in Oregon? Find the answers to this question and more in these guidelines to Oregon’s animal statutes, plus essential resources to help domestic animals in our state. Guidelines to Oregon Animal Statutes (PDF) »