Pet of the Week: Bao

This week’s “Pet of the Week” is Bao, an 8 year old Pug! Bao is a little overweight and looking to go into a home that can regularly walk him. He does walk well on a leash! It would be in his best interest to diet in order to shed a few pounds. Clearly he … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week – Beatrice

MEDFORD, Ore.–Beatrice is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! She is a pit-bull mix that is a little older than a year old. She is very friendly and laid-back, as you tell from the video she sits on command and loves to stretch out! She would fit well in a family that will give … Continue reading »

Local Woman Helps Hard-to-Adopt Animals

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jennifer Bynum is a local woman with a passion for animals and decided to be pro-active in helping two local animal shelter get “hard to place” dogs and cats adopted. These types of dogs include certain breeds like Pitbulls and Chihuahuas, elder animals that may require more and unforseen medical costs compared … Continue reading »

Pet Shelters Face Critical Overcrowding

MEDFORD, Ore. – Pet shelters in Southern Oregon say they’re completely overwhelmed with cats and dogs. The Jackson County Shelter is now having to send pets to other agencies and parts of the state. They say if the problem gets worse, some animals might have to be euthanized. The animal shelter says it happens every … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Fate Tied to Tax Levy

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – This Tuesday, Josephine County voters will take their stance on the proposed public safety tax levy. Among the more unlikely services in that levy is animal control. Now the Josephine County Animal Shelter is making their case for funding, and turning to donors to help them stay on their feet. Officials … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Faces Eviction Near Yreka

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ca. — A shelter owner is on the verge of eviction this month. Nearly fifty dogs at a no-kill shelter near Yreka might soon be without food, shelter and water. Officials served the owner of the shelter, Charlot McClendon an eviction notice. She’s now responsible for 45 dogs and some of which have … Continue reading »

Pet Of The Week

Our pet of the week is Brandy, an 8-year-old pitbull who needs your love!  She’s a sweet dog, very playful and can be found at the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Learn how to keep your own furry friend cool during the heat of the summer!