Pets Unleashed

Tennis (ball), anyone? Meet Bodie, Meridian shelter’s dog of the week

Bodie is an affectionate 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who has the enthusiasm of a puppy. He’s always ready to play — throw a ball, and he’ll happily fetch.Bodie 1

He knows tricks, including sit, rollover and shake, and he’ll work for treats. When it comes to walking on leash, he likes to take the lead. He follows his nose, sniffing everything in sight.

Bodie, who hasn’t been neutered, is up-to-date on his shots. He’s house- and kennel-trained, but it’s unknown how he is around cats or other dogs.

Learn about Jack Russell Terriers here.

Interested in meeting Bodie?

The shelter is open seven days a week. Hours are: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday-Monday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 2 p.m.-6 p.m Fridays, or by appointment (794-0944). The cost is $85 for dogs, $95 for puppies, and that includes spay/neuter and vaccination. The shelter, supported by 50 volunteers, promotes adoptions through its Facebook and its Web site, meridianvalleyhumanesociety.org.

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