Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

January 19, 2016 - 5:10pm
18 weeks 6 days ago

The coldest weather of the season is upon us and we do everything to make sure that we are staying warm during these frigid days and nights.

However, while we take care of ourselves we might forget about taking extra care of our pets.

Executive Director Jody Murray talked to us on Tuesday, January 19th, about some safety precautions that should be addressed to ensure the safety of our pets during cold weather outbreaks.

“Limit the time that your pets are outside,...

December 31, 2015 - 6:10pm
21 weeks 4 days ago

 It's that time of the week again. When we spotlight our four-legged friends.

The Animal Shelter Society's Pet of the Week is 5 year old Diana, a long haired calico cat. She loves to cuddle and is great with other animals.

"Diana is a certainly a cuddly and very friendly cat. The really good thing about her right now is, her adoption has been sponsored. Her adoption fee is just $20. She already been altered. She's ready to be adopted. If you're thinking about a cat for...

December 4, 2015 - 3:43pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

The Animal Shelter is working hard to give animals in need the perfect Christmas gift-- a forever home.

Timmy is a loving, short-haired, 7-month-old male with a beautiful multi-colored tabby coat. Executive Director, Jody Murray, said this energetic feline is very feisty, but gets along well with people and other animals.

"As you can see he's very inquisitive, he likes to listen and see what's going on, but a very nice cat, his adoption fee is $60," Murray said.


November 13, 2015 - 4:12pm
28 weeks 3 days ago

The Animal Shelter is featuring a unique pet this week who is looking for a new place to call home.

There's more than just dogs and cats at the Animal Shelter. Ticky is a 3-year-old domestic ferret, with a beautiful dark masked sable coat. The slinky and slender critter is friendly and feisty, but Executive Director, Jody Murray, said she would make for the perfect pet.

"You can keep them in a cage and not have to worry about being home at certain times, where with cats and...

November 6, 2015 - 6:24pm
29 weeks 3 days ago

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Oscar, the Animal Shelter's newest fury friend in need.

Oscar, also known as Rascal, recently suffered a broken leg, after being a hit by a car in Duncan Falls. Fortunately, The Animal Shelter was able to locate Oscar, and rescued the four-year-old boxer mix a few weeks ago. With the community's help, the brave pup was able to receive the surgery he needed to fix his severed limb.

"He's had his surgery, did wonderful with his surgery,...

October 30, 2015 - 3:35pm
30 weeks 19 hours ago

The Animal Shelter's newest fury friend is a lovable kitty named London.

London is a 6-month-old domestic cat, wrapped in a beautiful brown tabby coat. Executive director, Jody Murray, said London is afraid of dogs and other pets. However, this bundle of energy is very affectionate and loves being held. Murray said this sweet girl would make the perfect addition to your family.

"When she came in, she didn't have a lot of social skills, and going through the foster, that...

October 23, 2015 - 5:31pm
31 weeks 3 days ago

The Animal Shelter's 'Pet of the Week' is in need of more than just a forever home.

Oscar, also known as Rascal, is a four-year-old Boxer-Mix who needs your help," said Executive Director Jody Murray. "This brave and adorable pup was rescued in Duncan Falls nearly a week ago. after unfortunately being hit by a car. Murray told us more about his story of survival.

"He came in and was adopted about two years ago," said Murray. "The owner took him home,...

October 10, 2015 - 7:55pm
33 weeks 1 day ago

Brandon Green 


Saturday at Eaglesticks the Muskingum County Animal Shelter held their annual fundraising auction.

Tickets to the event cost $25 and include dinner and dessert, followed by a live auction. All proceeds from the event go into the Animal Shelter's general fund, which enables the organization to care for many animals, and helps to keep their adoption prices low, which in turn helps countless families each year adopt healthy pets that otherwise would...

October 9, 2015 - 4:31pm
33 weeks 3 days ago

The Animal Shelter's newest fury friend in need of a forever home.

Cindy is a 5-year-old domestic short-haired cat with a beautiful coat, shaded with the rich colors of fall. This energetic feline is playful with people and other pets, but also very affectionate. Executive Director, Jody Murray, said she loves being held is a great snuggle buddy. This sweet little girl would make the perfect addition to your family.

"She's friendly with people, with other cats, other dogs,...

October 1, 2015 - 5:07pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

In efforts to continue finding homes for homeless pets, the animal shelter has a new pet of the week.

Meet scruffy, hes a one year old terrier mix who came to the shelter just a few weeks ago. Since hes a fairly new arrival his adoption fee is 135 dollars but he would make the perfect little addition to any family says executive director of the animal shelter Jody Murray.

"He's just a lovable little guy if you're looking for a small dog that's friendly, gets along with...

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