Stories tagged with: animal shelter

September 25, 2015 - 3:55pm
1 week 4 days ago

It's time to introduce you to Chuckie, the Animal Shelter's "Pet of the Week."

Chuckie is a domestic, short-haired cat with a beautiful black coat. He is a very playful and energetic cat, who will jump right into your arms. Executive Director, Jody Murray, said the fury feline would make the perfect addition to your family.

"He's about 6-months old, very good with other animals, cats and dogs, good with people, his adoption fee is $70, which includes he's already...

September 11, 2015 - 3:59pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

"We Luv Pets" is giving back to its customers.

The store is inviting the public to its 15th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, where customers will be treated to special deals, giveaways and raffles. The event will feature fun activities for the entire family, including face painting, a coloring contest, and even a pet talent show.

"We're going to have a lot of raffle prizes, we'll be raffling off for the Animal Shelter, all proceeds go to the Animal...

September 4, 2015 - 5:26pm
4 weeks 4 days ago

The Animal Shelter's "Pet of the Week" would make the perfect addition to any family.

Sammy has been at the shelter since June, and Executive Director, Jody Murray, said he's ready for companionship. The 3-year-old beagle mix is a playful little pup who will cuddle up to your feet. He is up-to-date on shots and his adoption fee is just $20.

"He's very good with cats, he's very good with dogs, just a very friendly dog, you know he's not a real big dog, so he's...

August 28, 2015 - 4:20pm
5 weeks 4 days ago

This week's "Pet of the Week" would be an ideal dog for any family.

Lenny is one of the newest pups at the Animal Shelter in need of a forever home. The 6-year-old basset-hound mix is very friendly with people and other dogs, and would make for a great companion. The best thing about Lenny is his adoption fee is only $65.

"He's already had his surgery, he'll be up-to-date on vaccinations, and we'll microchip him at the time of adoption, so we always encourage...

July 28, 2015 - 3:56pm
10 weeks 4 hours ago

Looking out for your pets' health during the summer heat is just as important as looking out for your own. 

Animal Shelter executive director, Jody Murray, said the recent heat wave can be dangerous for your pets. He advises people to pay attention to their animals when they are spending extended time outside. 

A few things that he recommended is keeping your pets' water bowl filled with fresh water and not keeping them outside for long periods of time. Walking them can...

July 17, 2015 - 4:57pm
11 weeks 4 days ago

 The Animal Shelter's Pet of the Week, Smokey, is in need of a forever home.

The schnauzer-mix has been awaiting his new home for almost a month now. Executive director, Jody Murray, said he is a fun-loving dog, who gets along well with both people and other animals.

"He came into the shelter the 1st of July, he's about three months old, about 13 pounds," Murray said. "His adoption fee is $135, then you would have his dog tags on top of that, and he's already...

June 30, 2015 - 3:43pm
14 weeks 6 hours ago

The 4th of July means fireworks and holiday parties, but unlike people, pets don't always enjoy the loud noises associated with these celebrations.

Animal Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray said pet owners should always take proper precaution when it comes to their fury friends.

"Fireworks and pets just don't mix, so don't take any of your pets to fireworks outings or anything like that," Murray said. "In fact, take some precautions of keeping them inside, if...

April 10, 2015 - 5:16pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

It's time for this week's pet of the week. The Animal Shelter is featuring a one-year-old boxer mix.

Rescue Coordinator, Charity Stevens said Jaxs is a very active dog, and that he's definitely a dog for an active family.

"I think that his energy level has kind of scared people a little bit away because he does have a high energy level," Stevens said. "And he wasn't doing super well with other dogs when he would do the introductions, he was very outgoing and just...

April 3, 2015 - 4:54pm
26 weeks 4 days ago

The Animal Shelter has its very own Easter bunny for someone to adopt.

While not an actual bunny, Bunny the beagle is this week's pet of the week. Bunny's former owner dropped her off at the shelter about a week ago. And Executive Director, Jody Murray, wants the 15-year-old beagle to get adopted soon.

"She's ready to go," Murray said. "We'd like to get her out as soon as possible. She's seemed to have gotten a little depressed since she's gotten here at the...

February 13, 2015 - 5:56pm
33 weeks 4 days ago

Your dog may have fur, but that doesn't mean they are immune to the freezing temperatures.

According to the Animal Shelter's Executive Directory, Jody Murray, we need to pay special attention to our pets when the temperatures drop so drastically.

"Yeah it looks like cold forecast for the next week or so and I would just like to remind people when temperatures get this cold to do some special things for to keep your pets warm. Extra bedding outside, even when it gets this...

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