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Lost and Found Pets

What to do if you have lost or found a pet in Washington County, Oregon.

Whether you have lost your pet or found a stray animal, we are here to help.

If you have lost your pet - check our shelter now.

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Is your pet at our shelter?

  • Let us know right away by calling 503-846-7039.
    • We hold lost pets that don’t have identification (such as a microchip, name tag or dog license tag) for three business days.
    • We hold lost pets that come in with identification for seven business days.
    • After the hold period is complete, the animal will move toward finding a new home. Please contact us right away so we can get your pet back to you quickly!
  • Bring ID
    • Bring photo ID and any proof of ownership of the pet that you have. We want to make sure that your pet is returned to the right owner.
  • Be prepared to pay fees.
    • To learn exactly how much it will cost to claim your pet, call us at 503-846-7039. Fee quotes may change daily due to increased boarding fees.
    • We do not want money to prevent you from reuniting with your pet. Talk with us about payment options.

If your lost pet is not at our shelter.

Check Local Found Pet Reports

Note: To check for found pets in your area, you will need to enter your zip code and then click on "Lost my pet."

Report a Lost Pet

If you have found a pet.

Report a Found Pet

Use our dog license lookup tool if the dog is wearing a Washington County license tag.

If you have questions about a lost or found animal, please call us at 503-846-7039. We want to help lost pets get back home!


Washington County Animal Services

1901 SE 24th Avenue
Mailstop 53
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

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