Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

February 23, 2015 - 3:43pm
4 days 4 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 - 12:46pm
3 weeks 6 hours 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...

January 23, 2015 - 4:58pm
5 weeks 7 hours ago

Each week our friends over at the Animal Shelter Society select a furry friend to be featured as their pet of the week.

This week it's eight-year-old Rose Bud, who was dropped off at the Animal Shelter via owner surrender. She's on the lookout for her new forever home.

"Rose Bud came to us about a week ago," said Animal Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray. "She was part of a large litter. Rose Bud is about eight-years-old, weighs about thirteen pounds, she's...

January 16, 2015 - 4:02pm
6 weeks 6 hours ago

Between her waggly tail, sweet face, and spunky personality, this week's pet of the week is sure to complete your home.

Kelly is a three-year-old boxer mix who came to the shelter in bad condition in October.

"When she came to us she was a stray, and she was not in good shape," said The Animal Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray. "She was underweight, had some open wounds on her skin. She's just thrived since she's been here. She's gained weight, she looks good...

January 2, 2015 - 8:30am
8 weeks 17 hours ago

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ZAAP Artist of the Month

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Sharon Dean describes her artwork as psychedelic, and mythically inspired, and this month her colorful pieces have earned her the title of ZAAP's Artist of the Month. You can check out her artwork for yourself tonight at the ZAAP Studio during the First Friday Art Walk.

Animal Shelter Tips

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Executive Director...

December 11, 2014 - 5:19pm
11 weeks 1 day ago

 The holiday season is stressful on all of us. But it could be particularly stressful for your new pet.

The holiday season is a hectic time of year, with numerous visits from family and friends the house is always filled with holiday excitement. For a new pet, who doesn't quite understand the holiday, this situation can be extremely frightening.

"Holidays and pets, fun time for families can be a stressful time for your pet," said Jody Murray, Executive Director of...

December 6, 2014 - 3:50pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

If the rain's stifling your holiday spirit, perhaps a visit to the animal shelter will help get you back into the swing of things.

Earlier today the animal shelter was decorated with Christmas trees, stockings, and more festive holiday décor for its holiday open house.

"You see decorations and things, we're trying to get into the Christmas spirit. Primary objective today is to get folks to come in, see the shelter just walk through, see some of our updates. We have some...

December 1, 2014 - 6:29pm
12 weeks 4 days ago

Starting Monday, December 1 you can get your dog registered in Muskingum County.

It is required under the Ohio Revised Code to have your dog registered with your county. Deputy Auditor, Katie Settles, said it's that time of year to get your new dog tags. You have from now until January 31 to purchase the tags without a late fee.

To help promote the sale of the tags this year the animal shelter is cutting the adoption fee of a 2-month old puppy in half.

"This is a great...

November 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
14 weeks 3 days ago

The winter months are upon us and while you may think staying warm is a difficult task, it's even harder for your pet.

Jody Murray, executive director of the Animal Shelter Society, took some time to share with pet owners changes they need to make to their fury friends routines in the cold weather.

"The first thing is, when it's as cold as it's been the last couple of days, limit the time outside, just like yourself you have to take the time to get used to that. If you have...

November 14, 2014 - 4:08pm
15 weeks 5 hours ago


The Animal Shelter Society and Car Nation are teaming up for a one day only event that will be full of both cars and puppies.

Saturday, November 15th, you can visit Car Nation where The Animal Shelter's puppies of the week will be waiting for you to adopt. This weeks puppies are two chihuahua and pomeranian mix sisters, who are looking for a loving home for the holidays. 

"We're excited, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  we're going to be here doing an adoption...

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