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Kitten Food Needed

Kitten Food Needed

Wow! We have 80+ kittens in foster care, and those little darlings sure can eat! The Shelter and the Friends of the Animal Shelter foster families could sure use some KITTEN CANNED food. If you’d like to purchase some, you can drop it off at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S Pacific Hwy 99, […]

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Help during “Kitten Season”

Help during “Kitten Season”

Kitten Season is in full swing!  Friends of the Animal Shelter has created the Purrs & Paws Virtual Kitten Shower to help raise funds and supplies to support the needs of the hundreds of vulnerable orphaned foster kittens that will be cared for over the next several months.   As you can imagine, being able to […]

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Report or Search for a Lost Animal

Report or Search for a Lost Animal

Search for a Lost Pet: SEARCH FOR DOGS SEARCH FOR CATS ALSO>>> check the FOTAS master list of community created social media pages also posting lost and found animals. Your lost pet may be on one of these Facebook pages so check these sites often. Owners can go to JCAS during business hours to look for […]

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List of Known Fire Related Animal Lost and Found Facebook Pages

List of Known Fire Related Animal Lost and Found Facebook Pages

Many kind-hearted individuals have created Lost and Found Facebook pages to support animal reunification efforts.  FOTAS is attempting to keep a master list of all pages in an effort to help individuals looking for their pets.     Lost animals should be reported to Jackson County Animal Shelter.    REPORT A LOST ANIMAL Search animals at the […]

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Adopt from your local animal shelter

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Spay/Neuter Your Pet

Spay/Neuter Services

Help stop overpopulation

Foster Opportunties

Foster Opportunities

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Our Animal Shelter

Our Animal Shelter

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MISSION STATEMENT

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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