Stories tagged with: Animal Shelter Society

November 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

 The Animal Shelter Society held their annual Craft Bazaar featuring one-of-kind, hand-made gifts from local vendors.

The bazaar took place at the Mass Bingo Hall. This year there were nearly 30 vendors in attendance. We spoke to Nancy Geiger at the Animal Shelter Craft Bazaar and she tells us that there are a lot of animals at the shelter in need of a home.

"There's way too many, way too many. We need so many adoptions. I'm just glad we have the shelter there, for...

October 1, 2015 - 4:07pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

In efforts to continue finding homes for homeless pets, the animal shelter has a new pet of the week.

Meet scruffy, hes a one year old terrier mix who came to the shelter just a few weeks ago. Since hes a fairly new arrival his adoption fee is 135 dollars but he would make the perfect little addition to any family says executive director of the animal shelter Jody Murray.

"He's just a lovable little guy if you're looking for a small dog that's friendly, gets along with...

September 18, 2015 - 10:49am
10 weeks 6 hours ago

The Animal Shelter has a new fury friend this week that would make the perfect addition to your family.

This weeks "Pet of the Week" is an adorable shih tzu-mix named Digger. Digger has been at the shelter for quite some time and is ready for companionship. He's a tiny pup with a lovable personality. Rescue Coordinator, Charity Stevens, said he gets along well with both people and other dogs.

"Digger is up-to-date on all of his vaccines, he's been heart worm tested...

August 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
13 weeks 5 days ago

Pups of all shapes and sizes were able to create their own artwork at the 2nd annual "Dog Day."

Gallery 'G' invited the public and their pets to North Valley Bank Saturday afternoon for a day art-filled fun, in an effort to raise money for a good cause. Local artists featured their animal-inspired work, while the Zanesville K-9 Unit entertained the crowd.

"The K-9 Unit is not funded by tax-payer dollars, it's actually totally funded by private donations, so events...

August 21, 2015 - 1:58pm
14 weeks 8 hours ago

Jazzy, a six-year-old terrier mix, is one of the Animal Shelter's newest pups up for adoption.

Jazzy is a fun-loving dog, who will lay on your lap and cuddle up to your feet. Animal Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray said aside from getting nervous around cats, she is a very friendly dog, who would make for a great companion.

"The great thing about her is she has a sponsored adoption, the Century 21 Program, through Zanesville Middle School is sponsoring her, so her...

June 13, 2015 - 7:27pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

The community came out to play cornhole for the Animal Shelter Society Saturday evening!

The second annual Paws & Claws Summer Jam was held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Executive Director of the Animal Shelter, Jody Murray told us more about some of the things that participants enjoyed.

"Our cornhole tournament started a little bit ago after the rain passed through. We have about 17 teams. They're actively playing right now. First place is going to win $200 so...

June 12, 2015 - 1:44pm
24 weeks 6 hours ago

When summer comes around, the Animal Shelter Society is ambushed by cats looking to be adopted. And to encourage adoption, all cats have a reduced price all summer. 

The shelter is also searching for people willing to foster kittens until they are big enough to be housed at the shelter. Executive Director, Jody Murray, said it's a short term commitment and the shelter provides every foster home with the necessary items to house a kitten. 

"We're just trying to...

April 24, 2015 - 2:51pm
31 weeks 8 hours ago

Muggsey is a three year old beagle mix, and he's been at the Animal Shelter for two weeks now.

Executive Director of the Shelter, Jody Murray said Muggsey is a very friendly dog who would be good for a family with young kids. Muggsey is available for a reduced adoption fee of $75 and is up to date on all of his vaccinations.

"Very likable little guy, staff here thinks that he's pretty well crate trained because he responds to taking him outside, so that's a plus for him,...

January 26, 2015 - 7:46am
43 weeks 4 days ago

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November 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
1 year 1 week ago

The winter months are upon us and while you may think staying warm is a difficult task, it's even harder for your pet.

Jody Murray, executive director of the Animal Shelter Society, took some time to share with pet owners changes they need to make to their fury friends routines in the cold weather.

"The first thing is, when it's as cold as it's been the last couple of days, limit the time outside, just like yourself you have to take the time to get used to that. If you have...

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