Pet of the Week: Matilda

Meet Matilda! She is a 4-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix. She is a big sweetheart, and can respond to many tricks and commands. She takes a little time to warm up to people, so she will feel safe with a patient owner, who will take the time to let her open up. If you are interested … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Dudley

Meet Dudley! He’s a five year-old Basset Hound who was found as a stray in Butte Falls. He is very outgoing and loves to go for walks on his leash. Dudley knows plenty of tricks including how to sit, and even shake hands (which is unusual for Basset Hounds!). Any families who may be interested … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Daryl

This Pet of the Week’s name is Daryl. He is an English-Coonhound mix and he’s about 7 years old. Friends of the Animal Shelter say he’s very sweet. If you’re interested in adopting Daryl or another animal from the Jackson County Animal Shelter, they’re located at 5595 South Pacific Highway in Phoenix. Their phone number … Continue reading »

FOTAS Works on Adopting Pit Dogs

PHOENIX, Ore. — Volunteers are working to get several pit bulls adopted after spending several months in the Jackson County Animal Shelter. The newly founded “pit crew” works with the hard-to-adopt breed six days a week. Through donations, “Friends of the Animal Shelter” – or FOTAS – has also been able to bring on a … Continue reading »

Pets of the Week: Alana and Teddy

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friends of the Animal Shelter and Jackson County Umpqua Bank branches are again teaming up for Coins For Kitties, a fundraising drive. Throughout the month of September, Coins For Kitties offers a convenient and tax deductible way to donate spare change to a great cause just by dropping by an Umpqua Bank … Continue reading »

Dog Wash Dollars Benefit Local Shelters

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Friends of the Animal Shelter helped dogs clean up and cool off Sunday at the 20th Annual Ashland Dog Wash at the Ashland Food Co-op. Volunteers washed more than 100 dogs. The Paw Spa professionals provided nail trims. “They don’t all love it some times they don’t like their feet touched … Continue reading »