Furry Valentine Adoption Event | Feb. 10 — 12

| vicki chamberlain |
Furry Valentine reduced-fee adoption event! SO many dogs and cats are looking for their fur-ever home at the Jackson County Animal Shelter.  Due to the unprecedented number of animals continuing to enter our shelter, both dog and cat lovers can visit the shelter without an appointment between n…

CAT & DOG OPEN HOUSE! | EVERY Friday — Sunday afternoon

| vicki chamberlain |
GREAT NEWS!!! The Shelter has expanded their OPEN HOUSE to now 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 peop…

Seeking a Support Services Associate

| vicki chamberlain |
FRIENDS OF THE ANIMAL SHELTER IS PRESENTLY SEEKING A Support Services Associate DOWNLOAD a PDF of the job descriptions:  Support Services Associate job description SEE THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE.        

Volunteers needed!

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All sorts of volunteer opportunities are available! Join us at one of your volunteer orientations and discover the many ways you can help.   Please attend a New Volunteer Orientation to hear about our current volunteer opportunities, and figure out which activity will work best for you! Volunte…


| vicki chamberlain |
MONTHLY LOW-COST DOG and CAT VACCINATION CLINIC Jackson County Animal Services By Appointment Only – Drive-Up Shot Clinic is held on the third Saturday of the month. This drive-up clinic supports Jackson County pet owners whose need to vaccinate their animals and license their dogs. Please note…

Towels needed at the Shelter

| vicki chamberlain |
The Jackson County Animal Shelter needs towels (large and small, no wash clothes please).  Want to help?  It’s easy, go through your closets and ask your neighbors for old towels.  They can be delivered to the Shelter.  Towels are used everyday, all day long so the need is great.   Jackson…

Shelter has a new online way to report lost & found pets

| vicki chamberlain |
Jackson County Animal Shelter has a new online way to report lost & found pets.   Please use this link to go to the Shelter’s lost and found pet page. Click on the  “file report online” graphic and it will take you to the form to fill out.   ALSO>>> Continue to check the Jackson Co…

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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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