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Dog Washes

2021 Summer Dog Washes – All Dirty Dogs Wanted!

The MEDFORD WASH at PetSmart:

 Saturday, July 31

10 AM – 2 PM

PetSmart parking lot, Medford

  • Dog Wash = $15
  • Nail Clipping = $7
  • “SpaW Package” (both) = $20

Dog Wash 2013ASHLAND WASH:

Sunday, August 8

10 AM – 2 PM

Ashland Food Co-op parking lot, 237 N First Street


  • Dog Wash = $15
  • Nail Clipping = $7
  • “Spaw Package” (both) = $20



  • Cash and checks only
    • Please bring your own towel!
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Spay/Neuter Your Pet

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Help stop overpopulation

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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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