Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

June 6, 2014 - 5:20pm
37 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County wants you to come out to their second annual Family Fun Day.

The shelter's Executive Director Jody Murray said they had a great turnout last year, and with the nice weather expected, this year's fun day should be even more fun.

"It's just what it says," Murray said.  "It's a day to bring out your kids and grandparents. It's kind of an open house and gives us a chance to kind of show off the shelter a little bit."...

May 30, 2014 - 5:30pm
38 weeks 6 days ago

It's Friday and that mean it's time for our featured pet of the week.

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County is featuring a dog this week. His name is Tucker and he is a Rottweiler- Golden Retriever mix with a lot of personality.

" He's a very friendly active dog, certainly someone who had a big yard and let him get out and play and run would be good for him, but at five years old he's got some maturity still young enough to learn, but not so old that he can't get...

May 23, 2014 - 9:52am
39 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter wants everyone to be able to shout out "Bingo."

The MASS Bingo Hall on West Main Street reopened to the public in March. Since that time the Animal Shelter Society's been working to reinvent the facility connecting it more to the shelter.

One hundred percent of the proceeds stay in the county to help the shelter keep the costs of adoption and wellness clinics low and allow the shelter to continue to provide other services to the community.

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March 21, 2014 - 3:47pm
48 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County needs your help finding homes for lovable animals in our area.

During the spring, the animal shelter sees an increase in pets brought to the facility and urges pet seekers to come out and see the large variety of animals they have available for adoption.


"We encourage people who are really interested in adopting to come in several times over a couple of weeks. You'll see a transition of animals that come and go and it...

January 2, 2014 - 5:48pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Just because your pets have fur, doesn't mean they're immune to the cold.

"If you have outside animals, it would be a good idea if you can bring them inside," said Jody Murray, executive director of  the  Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County. "Move their houses to a place where they're not gonna be out in the elements. Even move their house in the garage for a couple nights. Usually weather like this doesn't last too long, so...

December 16, 2013 - 2:05pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

With the holidays quickly approaching pet owners need to be aware of certain hazards for their animals.

Executive Director at the Animal Shelter in Muskingum County ,Jody Murray says that holiday decorations especially trees can cause serious harm to your pets.

"Biggest thing is make sure you get your tree secure with pets and particularly larger animals coming around they can easily knock your tree down. If you are looking at a live tree there are some additives that some...

December 7, 2013 - 4:48pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Local animals found permanent homes on Saturday at the Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County's Holiday Open House.

The shelter invited the community to come out and learn more about the organization and to enjoy a day packed with exciting deals and activities.

"We have some special price adoptions which were sponsored by We Luv Pets and Invisible Fence,we had crafts for kids, some educational programs for adults, cookies and punch and it was just a day to have people...

December 5, 2013 - 4:48pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County is having a Christmas open house this Saturday at 10 a.m. Executive Director Jody Murray says the first 12 adoptions of the day will be half price, and says the open house will be a full day of fun events for the entire family.

"We're gonna have a craft for children throughout the day and then also, our shelter vet, Dr. Kelly Lewis, is gonna do a couple presentations," said Murray. "One at 11 a.m. and one at 1 p.m....

November 4, 2013 - 4:57pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County will improve animal based programs through funds raised at their annual auction.

The organization raised more than $21,000 at this year's auction that took place a few weeks ago, Executive Director, Jody Murray says that he was pleased with the event.

"We had a great turnout," said Murray. We had nice crowds, a lot of corporate sponsors were there, we had more items donated for the auction than we've had in years past so it...

October 25, 2013 - 2:45pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

With temperatures steadily declining don't forget your pets.

Muskingum County Animal Shelter Society Director, Jody Murray says that animals should receive a wellness check around this time to detect any serious medical issues.

"Cats and dogs are just like people," said Murray. If they have any kind of chronic health problem it will be made worse by cold weather and the winter time. if they have any kind of arthritis or breathing problems it's a good time to have check...

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