Financial Loss From Horse Auction

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A horse auction in Josephine County drew in close to $90,000, but the county is still facing several thousands of dollars in losses. Back in September animal control seized hundreds of animals on Kandi Crow’s property. Officials found several dead animals and many of them starving. Despite the horse auction, Josephine … Continue reading »

Mini Horse Auction In Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Nearly 200 horses seized by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office are hoping to go to a new home. The county is auctioning those animals Saturday at the fairgrounds, and possible buyers got a first look on Friday. 180 horses were seized from a suspected animal hoarder in Cave Junction in September. … Continue reading »

Animals Up For Auction In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – 174 miniature horses, 2 standard horses, and 3 pygmy goats are going to be auctioned off on Saturday. All of the animals being auctioned have been seized by Josephine County Animal Control due to abuse or neglect and have been surrendered or unclaimed. The animals have all been inspected by a … Continue reading »

Josephine Co. To Auction Hoarded Animals

MERLIN, Ore. – Josephine County Commissioners have given the green light for the county’s health department to adopt out and auction off the hundreds of animals seized in a September animal hoarding and abuse case. 257 animals were seized, from chickens and cattle to 177 miniature horses, and dozens of dogs, cats, goats and other … Continue reading »

Animal Neglect Case Headed to Board

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Over 200 animals seized in a suspected animal abuse case in Josephine County could soon be up for adoption or auctioned off. The board of commissioners will review a recommendation Wednesday. The Public Health Department recommends anyone who claims to own the animals must pay a security fee, $45 for impound … Continue reading »

Animal Rescue Investigation Continues

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Investigators are still trying to determine how to charge the homeowner in the Josephine County Animal Rescue Case Newswatch 12 first reported on Friday. NewsWatch12 had a crew at the scene as deputies seized more than 200 starving and deprived animals from a ranch in Cave Junction. The homeowner of that … Continue reading »