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 »
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 »
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 »
To adopt Corky, Brandi, or any of their friends, call the Jackson County Animal Shelter at 541-774-6654. It’s located at 5595 South Pacific Highway. It is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and now open both Saturday and Sundays noon to 4 p.m.
This week’s pet is Silky, a 2 year old female pitbull. Silky has a white coat with brown markings. She is full of energy and would make for a great family dog. She walks well on a lease, knows basic commands like sit and lie down, but could benefit from a little more training. She … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — June Bug is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! She is a 7 year-old Australian Shepherd. She may be shy, but she will perk up if food is around. She is well behaved, can shake hands, and loves going for walks! June Bug would be perfect for a family that will give her … Continue reading »
This Friday’s pet of the week is Tanner, a Lhasa Apso mix. Tanner is 4 years old and looking for a loving home. He was recently hit by a car before taken in by the Jackson County Animal Shelter. The shelter paid for surgery on his broken femur bone and he is currently recovering from … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend, family and friends will pay tribute to the victim killed in a wrong-way crash last month. A celebration of life ceremony will be held for Karen Greenstein at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ashland High School. Her family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the … Continue reading »
To adopt this or any other dog, call the Jackson County Animal Shelter at 541-774-6654. It’s located at 5595 South Pacific Highway. It is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and now open both Saturday and Sundays noon to 4 p.m.
If you or someone you know is interested in adopting this cat or another cat, contact the Committed Alliance to Strays (CATS). They can be reached at 541-779-2916 and are located at 104 N. Ross Lane in Medford. Their hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.