Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

April 24, 2015 - 3:51pm
10 weeks 8 hours 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
11 weeks 8 hours 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
13 weeks 8 hours 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
17 weeks 7 hours 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
9 weeks 1 day 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
18 weeks 4 days 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
21 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 - 5:58pm
23 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 - 5:02pm
24 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 - 9:30am
26 weeks 17 hours ago

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