Calling all Crafters

Creative animal lovers, let your talents shine for the benefit of Jackson County’s animals! 

Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) is accepting donations of handcrafted items to sell at the Howl-O-Ween & Holidays Fair.  What can you make?  Animal-themed art, decor, jewelry and attire, gifts for pets and pet owners, holiday costumes.  What would you add to the list?  Tell us at [link to FOTAS Elves group].  Donations can be delivered to the FOTAS office at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Hwy in Phoenix, or send a message to FOTAS Elves facebook page  to make other arrangements. 

Ideas of things to make:

  • Animal-themed art, decor, jewelry and attire
  • Pet costumes
  • Pet related gifts
  • Dog walking bags (we have kits ready for sewing!)
  • Pet beds
  • Pet toys
  • You get the idea!….it’s endless what you can make!

Make the 2021 Fall & Winter Holidays extra special, from “Trick of Treat” to “Happy New Year”!

Howl-O-Ween & Holidays Fair
Event dates: October 30-31
Location: Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530

Event sponsored by Pronto Print.

 

Download a poster and help spread the word! 

Paws for a Cause Dog Walk | Sept. 19

BRING YOUR DOG AND JOIN US FOR THE FUN!

PAWS FOR A CAUSE DOG WALK & FAIR

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(REGISTRATION STARTS AT 9 AM, WALK BEGINS AT 10 AM)

REGISTRATION FEE:
$25/dog which includes a goodie bag.

 

PRE-REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 1ST FOR MORE CHANCES TO WIN BASKETS OF PET GOODIES WORTH UP TO $75.

2 Easy ways to register:

  1. To pay with a check, download the registration form by clicking here.
  2. To register on-line via credit card, click here.

EVENT START LOCATION: NATURE’S PET MARKET IN THE MEDFORD CENTER  GOOGLE MAP

1- and 2-mile routes that begin at Nature’s Pet Market and wind through Hawthorne Park and Downtown Medford, with “Pit Stops” along the way.

In addition to Nature’s Pet Market, several manufacturers, distributors, local pet-related vendors, and local animal welfare organizations will have booths for you to visit. Also, loads of fun activities for adults, kids, and pooches!

PLUS A PET COSTUME CONTEST,
SO MAKE SURE TO BRING A
FANTASTIC COSTUME FOR YOUR POOCH!  

Ashland Dog Wash | August 8

Come get your dog washed and help raise funds for Friends of the Animal Shelter.

Sunday, August 8 • 10am–2pm
Ashland Food Co-op
237 N 1st St, Ashland

$15 wash / $7 nails / $20 both

All proceeds benefit the animals at the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

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.

Chip-a-thon | July 31

Friends of the Animal Shelter is holding our second
low-cost CHIP-A-THON 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, July 31

APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED: 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.

 

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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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