Animal Supporters Petition for Levy

MERLIN, Ore. — Supporters of improved animal control in Josephine County are asking the public to support a ballot measure in May that would ensure animal control services for the next three years. Petition signature gatherers are working now to collect nearly 3,000 signatures to put an eight cent-per-thousand dollar tax levy on the ballot. … Continue reading »

New Rabies Reporting Rule In Jackson Co.

MEDFORD, Ore. — Veterinarians in Jackson County are now required to help ensure dogs are licensed in the county. On Wednesday, Jackson County Commissioners voted to adopt an ordinance requiring vets to report the names of dog owners who bring their canines in to get rabies shots. Both the shots and the licenses are already … Continue reading »

Free Cat Adoption Event A Success

MEDFORD, Ore. – Several hundred cats in need of a home found one over the weekend. Shelters in Jackson County hosted a first-time event giving away adult cats for free. Jackson County Animal Control, the Southern Oregon Humane Society and Committed Alliance To Strays participated and waived the adoption fees, but the shelters still made … Continue reading »