Stories tagged with: animal shelter

January 28, 2011 - 10:06pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County is showcasing two special animals this week.

Executive Director Larry Hostetler says it is always better to come to a shelter and adopt the animals that are in need.  Animals, like Suzie, are looking for a permanent home.

"This is Suzie. She came into the shelter a couple weeks ago; she is a 5-year-old terrier mix. Very sweet dog and she is available for adoption," said Hostetler.

And when it comes to cats, Executive...

November 14, 2010 - 6:38pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

Pets are posing for the camera.

The public was invited to get portraits taken with their pets at the Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County Saturday morning. All proceeds raised are going to be used locally.

"We use it to help people low-income to spay and neuter their pets," says President of Muskingum County Paws Chris Medley.

Medley says she would strongly encourage everyone to get their animals spayed and neutered because if not, it...

August 14, 2010 - 7:48pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Homeless animals in Muskingum County will continue to get the care they need.

The annual Animal Shelter Society Auction was held Saturday evening, which is the shelters largest fundraiser of the year.

"We're an adoptable, no-kill shelter, which means that anything that's adoptable, healthy, and not aggressive is never euthanized for lack of space. If we didn't have these funds, we would not be able to do that, " says Executive Director, Larry Hostetler.


June 19, 2010 - 6:18pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

It was a day for the dogs today at the Muskingum County Animal Shelter.

Pet Day brought out vendors, obedience trainers, and even a frisbee team. The event is a time for the shelter to give back to the community.

"it's a fun thing to do with the community. Get them to come out to the shelter, plus they learn some of the fun things you can do with your animals," says the Animal Shelter's Executive Director Larry Hostetler.

Paws of Muskingum County...

November 30, 2009 - 12:28pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Another big sale starts tomorrow but this one is for your pooch.

Dog licenses will go on sale Tuesday for just ten dollars.

"By law all dogs over three months of age are required we just want to remind people that this is has started and they have until Jan. 31st to purchase their dog license," Adams expained.

Muskingum County Auditor Anita Adams says it's so important to get your dogs licenses renewed.

"Most importantly it's kinda a lost...

October 24, 2009 - 8:42pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Tails were wagging at the Animal Shelter in Muskingum County.

It welcomed the public this afternoon for an open house. Refreshments and several friendly animals were on hand to mingle with the crowd.

"We like to do this to invite the public out and to view our facility, see the animals  that are available for adoption and find out some of the programs we have available and what we offer the community," says Larry Hostetler the Executive...

October 9, 2009 - 5:16pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

The animal shelter in Muskingum County is filled with animals that need a good home.  For this week's pet of the week, meet this 9 week old, female, spaniel mix.

"It came into the shelter with litter of about 9 in the litter and she is available for adoption if anybody is interested, she is very sweet and active and make a great pet for an active family," tells Larry Hostetler, the Executive Director of the Muskingum County Animal Shelter.

There is an adoption...

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