Tips for Protecting Pets in Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Four dogs were killed in three different house fires in the Rogue Valley in the past week. Animal experts say losing animals in fires sometimes cannot be avoided, but there are some steps pet owners can take to give pets the best chance. First, try to not cage the animals if possible … Continue reading »

Driver in Serious Condition After Crash

BROOKINGS, Ore. – A single vehicle crash on North Bank Chetco River Rd., near Alfred A. Loeb State Park, left the driver in serious condition. A approximately 9:50 p.m. Thursday, the Curry County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified of a single motor vehicle crash. Initial reports indicate that the driver Parrish Leon Clifton Shelton (21) was … Continue reading »

Central Point Passes New Dog Ordinance

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Central Point Police say, right now, there are about two dog biting incidents reported a month, on average. On Thursday night, the Central Point City Council will decide whether the city will hold dog owners accountable for the actions of their pets. The ordinance was drafted by Police Chief Chris Allison and … Continue reading »

Keeping K-9’s Cool

MEDOFRD, Ore. — Narc is a three year-old K-9 who has only been on board with Medford Police for a couple of months. He needs to be ready to go at all times, so keeping him cool on a hot day is a priority. “120 down to 75, up to 120, it’s pretty hard on … Continue reading »

Woman Provides Help for Homeless Pets

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Dozens of homeless pets in Southern Oregon are no longer starving and a lot warmer this winter. One woman and her organization called “Tail Waggers Rescue” spent Christmas handing out gifts to the homeless and their pets. “I do all the driving. I drive all the dogs to the vet, I do … Continue reading »

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week!

MEDFORD, Ore. — If Monday afternoon seemed to be a good day to take the family dog for a walk to the park, keep in mind that this is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. A study released today says that Oregon is 15th in the nation in the number of insurance claims paid for dog … 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 »

Winter Pet Safety

Megan talked with Carol Bryant from the Grange Co-op Pet Country about pet supplies. Carol shared with us that, ” a dog house for larger dogs that live outdoors make a perfect shelter outdoors. It’s easily cleaned, its not made of wood so it doesn’t absorb the moisture. A pet mat and the water bowl … Continue reading »

Dogs for the Deaf Seeks Donations

SAMS VALLEY, Ore. — A non-profit organization is asking for the public’s assistance to help a dog that could benefit people in need. Dogs for the Deaf, which rescues and trains animals to help people with disabilities, is requesting $658 to pay for a surgery for a newly rescued dog named Jazzie. The animal was … Continue reading »