Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

May 15, 2015 - 4:27pm
1 week 3 days ago

It's Friday once again, and it's time to introduce you to the pet of the week!

Kenza is a 5 year old German Shepherd mix. She was one of the dogs that was in quarantine at the fairgrounds. She was released with a clean bill of health. Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray said they are seeking the community's assistance before she can go up for adoption.

"Once Kenza came down, was given an exam by our vet, we found out that she has an injured ACL. So we've been in the...

May 2, 2015 - 1:30pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

 The Muskingum County Animal Shelter hosted its 5th annual Indoor Yard Sale on May 2.

The sale took place at the MASS Bingo Hall in Zanesville and Executive Director of the Animal Shelter Jody Murray said all proceeds will help the shelter continue to serve the community and their pets.

"Everything here goes right back into the shelter to help keep our adoption prices low and to keep all of our services low so folks can afford those," said Murray.

The Animal...

May 1, 2015 - 4:27pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

You won't have to fly a plane around the world to find that purr-fect companion and four legged friend.

Meet Amelia, The Animal Shelter Society's Pet of the Week. She is a year and a half old Maine Coon and is looking for a loving home. She has already had her surgery and is ready to go to a good home. Executive Director Jody Murray told us more about her personality.

"She just likes to be held, I think she would make a good family cat because she does like to be held. She...

April 24, 2015 - 3:51pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

Muggsey is a three year old beagle mix, and he's been at the Animal Shelter for two weeks now.

Executive Director of the Shelter, Jody Murray said Muggsey is a very friendly dog who would be good for a family with young kids. Muggsey is available for a reduced adoption fee of $75 and is up to date on all of his vaccinations.

"Very likable little guy, staff here thinks that he's pretty well crate trained because he responds to taking him outside, so that's a plus for him,...

April 17, 2015 - 6:16pm
5 weeks 3 days ago

A canine flu outbreak has caused many dogs across the Midwest to fall ill this month of April. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says that there are at least 1,000 dogs with the virus. Executive Director of the Animal Shelter Society, Jody Murray told us more about it on a state and local level.

"In Ohio it's mainly in northwestern Ohio right now, here at the shelter, we haven't had any cases of it. I haven't heard of any cases found locally that'...

April 3, 2015 - 4:54pm
7 weeks 3 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...

March 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
11 weeks 3 days ago

This weeks spunky pet of the week is nothing if not precious.

Precious is a female beagle mix who has been at the animal shelter for several weeks now but this happy pup is ready for her forever home.

"She's very easy to handle, the staff has been taking her out. She's very close to being house broken so we think with just a little effort that could be completed really easy. The really good thing about her is that she has a sponsored adoption fee, so her adoption is $50.75...

March 5, 2015 - 6:18pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

The dog pound on Newark Road is dealing with a breakout of distemper. It's a highly contagious disease that can cause hysteria, paralysis and seizures in un-vacianted dogs.

County dog warden, Bryan Catlin, and representatives from the animal shelter met with the county commissioners Thursday to discuss the issue. The two options the county is faced with is finding a location for...

February 23, 2015 - 4:43pm
13 weeks 12 hours ago

The cold weather is taking another turn for the worse, and you are being encouraged to remember the safety of your pets.

We stopped by The Animal Shelter Society to chat with Executive Director Jody Murray about the topic. Murry explained that this is a topic that people tend to easily forget about.

"Pets don't do a good job communicating to people so, I think a lot of times because they have their fur coats on, it's an easy thing for people to forget so its just a good time...

February 6, 2015 - 1:46pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

It's Friday once again, which means its time to introduce you to The Animal Shelters Pet of The Week.

Meet Baby Number Six, a 2 to 3 month old male Terrier mix. He is as soft and as sweet as can be and came to the shelter with a number of other siblings. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter, Jody Murray says hes ready for a home.

"He's already had his surgery, already had shots, hes ready to be adopted tomorrow."

You'll have no troubles at all falling in love...

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