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Perry County pet of the week: Who can resist this face?

  • Ruby, a 4-year beagle/shepherd mix.

    Ruby, a 4-year beagle/shepherd mix.
    Courtesy of the Perry County Humane Society

Submitted by the Perry County Humane Society
Posted on 4/6/2018, 1:00 AM

Ruby is a beautiful female Shepherd/Beagle mix who weighs 45 pounds and is believed to be around 4 years old.

She is lovely and has a wonderful disposition. She walks great on a leash and is very well behaved.

She was found roaming the streets all alone, so after her stint at animal control, we welcomed her at PCHS for her chance at a safe and secure life.

Please know that if you come to meet any of the dogs at our facility, they may be excited to see you and extra active. Many times, this is not a true picture of how they may act in a warm, safe home setting. We, as volunteers, often take our shelter dogs on home visits and they become calm and act like completely different animals. This pertains to potty habits and demeanor. Please realize that they need a chance to shine out of the shelter setting!

To apply, call (618) 542-3647 or email the shelter volunteer at, or visit

• The Perry County Humane Society is at 8365 Illinois Route 14, in Du Quoin.