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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Jackson County Animal Shelter will remain closed to the public until further notice but can be contacted for animal-related issues and to schedule an adoption appointment.

Pet adoptions are still happening!  541-774-6654

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FOTAS SEEKING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOTAS SEEKING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOTAS SEEKING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Friends of the Animal Shelter, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Jackson County, Oregon is seeking a half time  Executive Director for the organization. Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) is the volunteer arm of Jackson County Animal Services. The Executive Director has no responsibilities with the animals at the Shelter or […]

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MONTHLY BY APPOINTMENT LOW-COST DOG VACCINATIONS

MONTHLY BY APPOINTMENT LOW-COST DOG VACCINATIONS

Jackson County Animal Services By Appointment Only – Drive-Thru Shot Clinic is held on the third Saturday of the month.  This drive-thru clinic is limited to Jackson County pet owners whose dogs require both a rabies vaccine and license. No puppies, cats, or kittens will be scheduled/vaccinated and no nail trimming is offered. Dog owners MUST call the Shelter […]

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New campaign to help during “Kitten Season”

New campaign to 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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Adoptions are still happening!

Adoptions are still happening!

Adopting a cat or dog during the COVID-19 physical distancing protocols is a perfect time to bring a new pet into your home.  You have the time to bond with your new furever friend and they can help you reduce stress. Adopting now so also makes room at the shelter for incoming strays that need […]

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June 20 | BY APPOINTMENT DRIVE-THRU LOW-COST DOG VACCINATIONS

June 20 | BY APPOINTMENT DRIVE-THRU LOW-COST DOG VACCINATIONS

BY APPOINTMENT DRIVE-THRU LOW-COST DOG VACCINATIONS The next Jackson County Animal Services By Appointment Only – Drive-Thru Shot Clinic is on Saturday, June 20th, 2020. This drive-thru clinic is limited to Jackson County pet owners whose dogs require both a rabies vaccine and license. No puppies, cats, or kittens will be scheduled/vaccinated and no nail trimming […]

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Virtual Run/Walk/Bike

Virtual Run/Walk/Bike

2020 Pets 2 the Rescue Virtual Run/Walk/Bike 1 Mile or 5K Run/Walk, or 5 Mile Bike event NOW through June 15 It’s fun and easy. Just register online, have a great time walking, running or biking, then record your time. A 1 Mile or 5K Run/Walk, or 5 Mile Bike event NOW through June 15 […]

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Adopt from your local animal shelter

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Volunteer at your local animal shelter

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to volunteer with FOTAS

Donate to your local animal shelter

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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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