Shelter Friends

It’s a PAWty!  Come celebrate another year of saving whiskers!

We currently have an opening on our volunteer Board of Directors for a Treasurer. Do you have bookkeeping skills?  Do you know Quickbooks?  Do you want to help animals but maybe can’t volunteer your time at the shelter?  This is a perfect opportunity to help us make a difference.

Click here for more information.

Please note:  we have a new mailing address

Shelter Friends
1051 NE 6th St Ste 1C #864
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Dog of the Week

Paco, Click the picture to fall in love!


Dog of the Week

Parker, Click the picture to fall in love!

We make donating easy….just follow the button to PayPal, and we’ll do the rest!  A one time or recurring donation is very simple to set up, and the animals will appreciate your generosity!

It’s a Year of Saving Whiskers!  Please take a moment to watch our 2015 Year in Review.

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2015 Year in Review

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Shelter Friends supports the Josephine County Animal Shelter to facilitate the adoption of homeless animals in our county.  We were formed exclusively with the health, well-being and permanent placement for each animal whose life touches ours.

Here’s our Spring 2016 Newsletter!  Whiskers Spring 2016 Edition

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What We Do

Adoption Events

PetCo, Grange Co-op, PetSmart in Medford, Community Gatherings, local businesses and retirement homes.

Check our calendar of events for upcoming adoption opportunities.

Animal Care

Most of our funds cover medical expenses for shelter animals. Spay and Neuter, veterinary bills, vaccinations and tests and emergency veterinary care.

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Whether recovering from a medical procedure, illness or just in need of time away from the shelter, our foster program offers respite for an animal in need of a ‘break’ from Shelter life.

Click here to fill out our online inquiry form.

Please join us in helping make a difference for those animals who need us the most. With your help, we can make our beautiful county a place where all animals can have the home they deserve.

Tell a friend, explore our site, and help us save the animals of Josephine County.