Stories tagged with: Jody Murray

September 26, 2014 - 3:08pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society is featuring a new pet of the week.

Meet Tucker, a 5 year old mixed breed who has been living at the shelter for about a year now. He has been neutered and is up to date on all his shots. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter Society, Jody Murray says he would make a good farm dog or companion for someone living in the country.

"Tucker is a very energetic dog. He's about 50 pounds, lot of energy. He really has a good personality, but he doesn't...

September 5, 2014 - 5:19pm
37 weeks 4 days ago

We Love Pets is hosting its 14th customer appreciation event Saturday afternoon.

To make the event extra special The Animal Shelter will have cats and dogs at the store available for adoption. Jody Murray, the executive director of the shelter said that events like this are always good for pet adoption.

"This is a great opportunity for the shelter because we're obviously all about adoptions and a lot of times the difference in that is having someone see the dog or cat,...

August 8, 2014 - 6:11pm
41 weeks 4 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society is preparing for two events this coming month.

The first annual Paws and Claws Summer Jam will be held Saturday, August 30th at Zane Landing Park. The event will feature the local band, Double Cut, pizza, drinks and a cornhole tournament with payouts to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. There are only 20 slots available for the tournament, but if some some reason it fills up you will not be turned away. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter, Jody Murray...

July 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
42 weeks 6 days ago

Fleas may be a bad thing for pets, but flea markets, on the other hand, can be very beneficial.

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County will be hosting a flea market and yard sale at the Mass Bingo Hall this Saturday as a way to raise money for the shelter.  While there are already several vendors registered, Jody Murray, executive director of the shelter, said they still have plenty of room for more.

"We still have some space, so if anyone's interested in...

July 21, 2014 - 1:25pm
44 weeks 1 day ago

Nothing completes a family like a new pet and no one knows that better than the local animal shelter.

The Muskingum County Animal Shelter is hosting an adoption event this Saturday at We Love Pets in Zanesville. The event will last from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and the community is invited to come find a new addition to your family. Executive Director of the animal shelter Jody Murray said that We Love Pets is a great place to host adoptions.

"And this is a good...

July 1, 2014 - 10:42am
47 weeks 16 hours ago

While holiday parties and fireworks can be fun for people, four legged friends aren't so keen on the celebrations.

A local animal expert says that the 4th of July holiday is one of the highest rated weekends for lost pets. The animals aren't used to the loud noises that fireworks make or the large crowds of people and can experience anxiety.

Some pets can be more sensitive then others.

"The thing of it is you never know when your dog might be one that has been fine...

June 26, 2014 - 12:46pm
47 weeks 5 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society in Muskingum County will be hosting an adoption event at We Lov Pets this weekend.

The event will be held on Saturday June 28th from 12pm until 4pm. Both puppies and cats will be available. Jody Murray, Director of the Animal Shelter Society said this particular event has some special offers for those who come to adopt cats in particular.

"We are going to have special pricing on our cats. We are going to offer the first 10 cats that we adopt here...

June 20, 2014 - 2:04pm
48 weeks 4 days ago

Each week, The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County highlights a pet available for adoption.

This week, Lynard is in need of someone to give him a good home. He is a 1 1/2 year old English Bulldog and Beagle Mix. He's very playful, full of energy and does very well with other dogs. Jody Murray, Executive Director of The Animal Shelter, says Lynard can be brought home at a reduced adoption fee.

"His adoption fee has been sponsored. His fee is only $60, our normal adoption fee...

June 6, 2014 - 6:20pm
50 weeks 4 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 - 6:30pm
51 weeks 4 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...

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