Pet of the Week: Trooper

MEDFORD, Ore. — This week’s “Pet of the Week” is Trooper, a five month old Boxer! Trooper came to the shelter with parvovirus, which can be deadly to puppies. But veterinarians at Best Friends Animal Hospital saved his life. He is treat motivated and listens well, and can sit on command. If you’re interested in Trooper contact … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Clyde

Clyde is a 9-year-old Queensland Heeler. He was surrendered to the shelter because he chases livestock. He is an outdoorsy dog and enjoys hikes and camping. Clyde is very people-oriented but would do best with older children, Clyde is looking for a quiet home to spend his golden years. If you’re interested in this dog … Continue reading »

Free Cat Adoption in Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. — This coming weekend, November 1st and 2nd, adult cats at three area animal shelters will be free. Jackson County animal shelters have run out of room for cats, and therefore adoption fees will be waived for all cats one year or older during this special adoption weekend event.  More than 100 cats need homes … Continue reading »

Medford Police Report Aggressive Dogs

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police said there are a number of reports of aggressive dogs. Officers said Saturday was the third day in a row they had to call in Animal Control to help catch the dogs. Police said they received a report Friday of two dogs, similar to pitbulls, off leash and being aggressive in … Continue reading »

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: Sierra

Our latest Pet of the Week is Sierra, a German Shepherd mix. Sierra is 11 months old and full of energy! She knows basic commands, is a quick learner and is treat motivated if you’re interested in teaching her more. She is also house trained. Sierra would do best in a home with people around … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Jasper

Meet Jasper! A golden retriever and Siberian husky mix. Jasper is about a year old and 54 pounds. He is young and active so would do well in a home with children or where he can be walked often or let outside often. He would also do best in a home without cats. After being … Continue reading »

Shelters React to Animal Abuse Law

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local animal shelters are praising a decision from the state to give animals the same basic protections as humans. Many of the dogs and cats at places like SoHumane are bruised or emaciated from abuse or neglect. Their Executive Director says the decision, which allows police the authority to enter a person’s … 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: Baxter

Meet Baxter: He’s a four-month old black, male kitten. He’s really just a cute little guy. He’s like many other kittens, he is pretty active and very friendly. He likes to be petted and played with. Right now he’s been spending a lot of time in the big kitty run room, and gets along with … Continue reading »

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