During this crisis, many people ignore our most seen, and often ignored residents; our homeless population. But my Sheriff's Office is doing something, along with other community agencies, to ensure this segment of the population, stays healthy. BRAVO, JCSO, BRAVO! 👍❤🇺🇸 https://mailtribune.com/news/top-stories/medford-greenway-campers-get-help-to-stay-put
Here's a great little feel good story in these days of uncertainty. Yay, dogs helping people in just one more way. https://www.boredpanda.com/sunny-dog-grocery-delivery-elderly-neighbor/?utm_source=smartnews&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=organic
Good afternoon Everyone! I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe, and that includes your dogs. As always, if you are concerned for your dog PLEASE contact your veterinarian right away. Most vets are now locking down their offices, and only working emergency care. However, if you have questions and concerns, they are available by … Continue reading Pets and Coronavirus
UPDATE 1 MAY 2020: Apparently this article I linked to is no longer available at the above listed url. I went to check it out again, after seeing a newer article on another nationally known training center doing this same thing. Again, I will say, I think this is a dangerous road to go down. … Continue reading Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID-19: charity | AFP.com
OK, you read that title, and you’re thinking “What kind of person says this?” I say this, not because I am cold-hearted, or because I do not love my dog. Quite the opposite. Recently, my dog had pyometra, and it nearly killed her. She had emergency surgery, just in the nick of time. Had we … Continue reading My Dog Nearly Died, and It Was A Blessing
Here's a recipe that I found somewhere on the Internet awhile back. You can make treats for your dog (or you can even eat them yourself), if that is your thing. BEST thing is that these treats require absolutely NO COOKING or baking. These treats are made with only THREE ingredients; bananas, peanut butter, and … Continue reading Healthy, yummy dog treats.
Another less than outstanding member of society has succumbed to life in our local jail, thanks in part to the vigilance and quick actions of a homeowner and stellar response of local Sheriff's deputies, that included a K-9. After spotting an unknown male on her property, going through her garage and vehicles, a local resident … Continue reading And another one bites the dust…thanks to a police K-9 and arrest team.
My career field, (now retired), complete with an MWD. Excellent work, and a big shout out to the authors of this video. https://youtu.be/-MnVvkkZGCs
Thanks to the super nose of K-9 Jaxson, a Labrador Retriever with the Oregon State Police (OSP), a pair of drug traffickers lost their drugs, and now face Federal drug charges. https://mailtribune.com/news/crime-courts-emergencies/pair-caught-with-50-pounds-of-meth-near-ashland-face-federal-charges ATTENTION DRUG TRAFFICKERS: Southern Oregon does not want your illegal drugs. Don't even try to come here with that garbage. We have super … Continue reading Accused meth traffickers face Federal charges
A local teen has designed and built an agility course for our local County SAR dog teams. He collected the materials from local businesses for this project, and was assisted by other volunteers, of various ages, in the actual building. https://mailtribune.com/news/happening-now/new-jackson-county-obstacle-course-prepares-search-dogs-for-the-unpredictable This agility course will be invaluable to the training of our local SAR dogs, … Continue reading Local Eagle Scout makes training better for SAR dogs