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Adopt from the Jackson County Animal Shelter

Scroll below for adoption details for Dogs and Cats and links to adoptable pets.

The perfect companion is waiting for you!

The Shelter has expanded their OPEN HOUSE to hours include both CATS and DOGS. AND they’ve added more days!  Now, you don’t need an appointment on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from noon-4pm.

Appointments are not required during these hours, but to help control the number of people in the kennels, visitors are asked to check-in at the Front Office upon arrival. 

Appointments are only needed for cats and dogs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 

Browse online using these pages for dogs and cats, then make an appointment by calling:
(541) 774-6654, Option O
9 AM to 4 PM
Tuesday – Sunday

We’ll make sure an Adoption Counselor is available to show you around and arrange “meet and greets”.

Adoption Fees

All animals are spayed/neutered prior to adoption, have received some vaccinations, and have a microchip (a permanent form of identification, where you can register the pet as being yours, including your name and contact information).

If you had to pay for spay/neuter, vaccinations and a microchip yourself, the cost would be significantly higher than the adoption fees listed below!

The adoption fee also includes a free wellness check from your veterinarian for both dogs and cats, and all dog adoptions include one free in-home professional training session (see below for details).


Adopt a DOG

  • Adoption fee for dogs older than 6 months: $160
  • Adoption fee for puppies under 6 months: $250
  • Featured Dogs: $95 (FOTAS pays $70 towards the adoption fee on chosen dogs)
  • Click here to download our Dog Adopters’ Handbook – filled with great information on how to introduce your new dog into his/her home! 

One free in-home dog training gift from FOTAS after adopting a dog from the Jackson County Animal Shelter


Adopt a CAT

  • Adult Cats (older than 6 Months): $75
  • Kittens (up to 6 months old): $100
  • 2-fur-1 adoptions for both cats and kittens (adopt one and FOTAS will pay for the second adoption fee)
  • Fabulous Featured Felines:  $25 (FOTAS pays $50 towards the adoption fee on chosen cats)
  • Click here to download our Cat Companion Handbook – filled with great information on how to introduce your new cat into his/her home! 

Jackson County Animal Shelter


5595 S Pacific Hwy 99
between Talent and Phoenix
Phoenix, Oregon 97535

Jackson County Animal Services website


Shelter Hours

  • Shelter hours:
    9 AM to 4 PM
    Tuesday – Sunday
    Closed on Mondays

  • Adoption hours:
    Tuesday – Thursday: by appointment
    Call (541) 774-6651
    Friday – Sunday: open for adoptions
    noon – 4PM, no appointment needed

Low-Cost Vaccinations

The Jackson County Animal Shelter hosts a vaccination clinic on the 3rd Saturday of each month by appointment only to help pet owners comply with regulations and animal health needs. 

Go to calendly.com/jcas to schedule appointments, or call (541) 774-6651.

Cost: $10 for rabies vaccination, $15 for the distemper vaccinations. CASH ONLY

  • For dogs: Distemper-Parvo combo vaccine (DA2PP)
  • For cats: Distemper-Respiratory combo vaccine (FVRCCP)
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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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