Dog of the Week

Daisy, Click the picture to fall in love!

Cat of the Week

Squeakers, Click the picture to fall in love

Item of the Month

Puzzle Toys! – Click on picture to see our wishlist

Josephine County Animal Shelter, with the support of Shelter Friends and the citizens of Josephine County, have turned our shelter into a model for others’ to follow. In the past five years, adoptions, transfers, and owner redemptions have increased and euthanasia has dropped. Josephine County no longer has to euthanize animals to make space for new animals entering the shelter! Once an animal is deemed adoptable, they stay at the shelter or in a foster home until they are adopted or transferred to one of our many partners.

How’d we spend your money last year?

Josephine County Animal Shelter Statistics.

One of the programs that has contributed to the reduction of euthanasia in dogs is the Heartworm Heroes Program. This joint effort between the shelter and Shelter Friends is now treating Heartworm positive dogs and getting them ready for adoption.  You can read about this life-saving program and how you can help here: Heartworm Heroes Program

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!

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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 2019 Spring Letter Newsletter!  Furry Spring Newsletter

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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 and foster expenses for shelter animals. Veterinary bills above what the shelter can pay, emergency veterinary care, dental services and all foster care expenses.

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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.

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Mailing address:

Shelter Friends
PO Box 173
Grants Pass, OR 97528