FOTAS Seeking Volunteer Services Manager

Friends of the Animal Shelter is recruiting a Volunteer Services Manager. If you are interested in this fast-paced, rewarding career please view the job description here.

Volunteer Orientations are back!

We are delighted to announce that our Volunteer Orientation meetings are back! 

Please attend a New Volunteer Orientation to hear about our current volunteer opportunities, and figure out which activity will work best for you!

Volunteer orientations are held the first Saturday of each month.

  • Volunteer orientation, 1-2pm, Talent Library
  • Dog Training 101, 2:30-3:30pm, Talent Library
  • Cat Training 101, 2:30-4pm, Animal Shelter

Space is limited, so please let us know you’d like to participate by calling (541) 774-6651, or email us so we can set you up for the next available New Volunteer Orientation.  Thank you!

Microchip Clinic | December 4, 2021

Friends of the Animal Shelter Microchip Clinic
for both Cats and Dogs!

Microchips are a permanent form of identification that can help bring your dog or cat home quickly and safely! 

Saturday, December 4 – Register today!


Easy on-line signup: Click here

Or call (541) 774-6654

Only $20 per pet ** Cash and Credit Cards only (no checks) ** No additional fees.

Event will be held at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S Pacific Hwy, Phoenix.

1 in 3 pets get lost in their lifetime. Don’t let yours be one of them. 

Get your pets microchipped.


Spring 2022: March 5, 2022

Summer 2022: June 4, 2022

Fall 2022: September 3, 2022

Winter 2022: December 3, 2022

PetSmart Adoption Days | 2nd Saturday of the month

Come meet some of the Shelter’s adoptable animals at this monthly outreach opportunity! 

Stop by Petsmart and meet some of the wonderful animals the Shelter has available for adoption. 

Volunteers will also be available to answer questions about Friends of the Animal Shelter, low-cost spay/neuter programs, and volunteer opportunities.

2nd Saturday of the month
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
3279 Crater Lake Hwy, Medford

Pets are still available for adoption at the Shelter. Visit our Adopt page to view all available animals.


Jackson County Animal Services By Appointment Only – Drive-Up Shot Clinic is held on the third Saturday of the month. 

UPCOMING DATES: Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18.

This drive-up clinic supports Jackson County pet owners whose need to vaccinate their animals and license their dogs

Puppy, cat, and kitten vaccinations are now available!  No nail trimming is offered but may in the future.


Easy on-line signup: Click here

Or call (541) 774-6654

Please wear a mask and please be on-time. Pets who are ill, on antibiotics, in heat, or on cortisone products cannot be vaccinated.

The animal shelter is located at 5595 So. Pacific Hwy (Hwy 99) in Phoenix near Talent.

Vaccines and Licensing Costs/Payment

Vaccinations available for pets (CASH ONLY as this fee goes to the veterinarian) are:

  • Rabies ($10 cash for each pet)
  • Canine Distemper/Parvo booster and Feline Distemper booster ($15 cash for each pet).

Dog Licensing can be done immediately after and can be Cash, Check, or Card

  • $25 for a 1-year license, $50 for a 3-year license.  Discounted to $20 and $40 for military and seniors.

LOCATION:  Jackson County Animal Shelter

5595 S Pacific Hwy
Phoenix, OR 97535

Phone:(541) 774-6654

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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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