Columbia County Animal Control handles issues with domestic animals. Complaints regarding wildlife are referred to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and / or the Oregon State Police.

Suavie Island Fish and Game Office


Oregon State Police Dispatch


State ODFW Office

Incidents of danger to the public from wildlife within Columbia County may be reported to the Sheriff's Dispatch at 503-397-1521.

Wildlife should not be moved or relocated to other areas of the county. For nuisance animal complaints, contact the agencies listed above for proper information about trapping and disposing of nuisance animals such as raccoons, opossums, and skunks.

Animal Control Quick Links
General Information
Phone Numbers
503-366-4611 Dispatch 503-397-1521 (open 24/7)
Fax: 503-366-4644
Emergencies: Dial 911
Sheriff's Office
901 Port Ave.
St. Helens,

Sheriff's Office open Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
Licenses and redemption of lost dogs
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Weekends 8:30 - noon and 1-5 p.m.