Meet Amos!

AGE:  Hey, my name is Amos, and I am a 2-year-old strikingly handsome pittie (if I may say so myself) looking for an active home.

PERSONALITY:  During the time I have been at the shelter, I have enjoyed playing with the other dogs in playgroups and can sometimes be a bit rowdy. My training is already in full swing and I know sit, shake, down, and stay. When you take me home, I would love it if you would teach me more tricks.

HIGHLIGHTS:  In addition to my good looks, I am super sweet and love to give kisses and hugs. I do, however, need some training on my leash, as I can pull hard when I get real excited about where we are going. When the day is done and playtime is over, I like to lie down on my belly and pancake on the nice cool floor and cuddle next to you on the couch. 

AVAILABLE:  At the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S Pacific Hwy, Phoenix.  Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, andnoon to 4 p.m. weekends.

COST: Amos’ adoption fee is only $105, and includes a free 1-hour, in-home training and a wellness visit at a local veterinarian office.  Amos is neutered.

ONLINE: View adoptable pets via Friends of the Animal Shelter: or

LOST & FOUND: or call 541-774-6654.

OTHER RESOURCES: Southern Oregon Humane Society,; C.A.T.S.,; Sanctuary One,; Spay/Neuter Your Pet (SNYP) – low-cost options;

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Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1990 to support the programs of the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Our vision is for all adoptable animals at the Jackson Country Animal Shelter to find a loving home. Our mission is to recruit and train volunteers who will save lives by increasing pet adoptions at the Jackson Country Animal Shelter, improve the quality of life for the Shelter’s animals, promote spay and neuter, and facilitate outreach and educational activities about the humane treatment of companion animals throughout Jackson County. Our values are: Service, Compassion and Generosity.

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