FDA Investigating Dog Treats from China

(CNN) — Dog owners should be wary of what treats they’re giving their furry companions. The FDA is issuing a new health warning about jerky pet treats imported from China. The agency reported some 1,800 new cases of pet illnesses since the last warning in October. The FDA said the majority of the jerky treats … Continue reading »

New K-9 Joins Medford Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new officer is joining the Medford Police Department from Holland. Barry is a 4-year-old dutch shepherd and he will be the departments new K-9. He will be a patrol canine, meaning he’ll be responsible for tracking down and chasing suspects. Barry will probably work for five years and his training will be constant. … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week – Biff

MEDFORD, Ore. — Biff is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! He is a 4-year-old Queensland/Heeler Border Collie mix from the Jackson County Animal Shelter. He’s been at the shelter for about a month and the Train-to-Adopt Program at the shelter has lead him to learn to sit, lay down and shake! The Shelter … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week – Jazz

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jazz is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! She is an 8-year-old Chinese shar pei mix from the Jackson County Animal Shelter. She smiles when she meets people, and she’d love to meet you! She used to be one of the dogs in the foster program at the shelter. To learn … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week – Watson

This Friday’s Pet of the Week is a yellow Labrador/Golden Retriever mix! Watson is about seven years old. He is the perfect family dog, as he is loving and family oriented. He loves to play tennis and would fetch a ball all day long if he could. When walking, he stays right next to his walker. Watson is … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week – Carl

This week’s Pet of the Week is Carl! Carl is a mixed breed; it is unknown what exactly he is, however it is clear that he is part Chihuahua! Carl has a very soft coat, is 6-8 years old and is also housebroken. He likes to go for car rides and is described as very … 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!