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December 09, 2022
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An Innovative Way to Learn Valuable Parenting Skills

An Innovative Way to Learn Valuable Parenting Skills

It can feel hopeless trying to change a child’s behavior. What’s the “right” way to do it? 

Preparing for Wildfire Smoke Season

Preparing for Wildfire Smoke Season

Jackson County is an area where wildfire risk is high. It is important to take steps now to prepare for wildfire season, which brings wildfire smoke into our area. 

Jackson County is an area where wildfire risk is high. It is important to take steps now to prepare for wildfire season, which brings...
The Volunteers Who Care for Jackson County's Pets

The Volunteers Who Care for Jackson County's Pets

With only 6 people on staff at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, we rely heavily on the support from the Friends of the Animal Shelter.

With only 6 people on staff at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, we rely heavily on the support from the Friends of the Animal Shelter.
Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter

Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter

“Looking for a Loyal Companion?  Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter”.

“Looking for a Loyal Companion?  Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter”.

Dogs Playing for Life:  Increasing Adoptability

Dogs Playing for Life: Increasing Adoptability

A new innovative program, Dogs Playing for Life, has helped increase live releases for dogs from 85% in 2015 to 94% today.

Unsure about which documents to bring for a first...

Unsure about which documents to bring for a first...

Just follow this checklist and you can't go wrong!

If this is your first visit with a service officer, you will want to bring documentation with you to support your claim.

What Animal Control Actually Looks Like

What Animal Control Actually Looks Like

Let’s Talk Cats and Dogs

Here’s a look at how Animal Control is responsible for more than “just catching stray dogs.”

Jackson County Veteran Services Office Information & Guides

Jackson County Veteran Services Office Information & Guides

This forms intended use is if another agency is working with a veteran who is seeking VA benfits. 

Licensing Pets and the Free Ride Home Program

Licensing Pets and the Free Ride Home Program

It’s the law in Jackson County: you must register your pets. But why is that? Watch to learn more about the importance of pet registration.

The Importance of Spaying and Neutering Your Pets

The Importance of Spaying and Neutering Your Pets

Spaying and neutering your pets is very important. Watch to find out why it might be the best thing you can do for their welfare.

What to Do When You Lose Your Pet

What to Do When You Lose Your Pet

Losing a pet is heartbreaking, but Jackson County’s animal shelter is pretty effective at finding and returning lost pets to their owners.

Help is Available for Those Caring for People with...

Help is Available for Those Caring for People with...

Jackson County lends a hand to people caring for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities in their home. Here’s how.

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