Stories tagged with: Animal Shelter Society

July 22, 2016 - 1:46pm
16 hours 30 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Each week we feature a new furry friend as pet of the week.

Meet Cara. Cara is a one year old Calico and has been at the Animal Shelter Society for a couple of months now. Executive Director, Jody Murray said she gets along well with dogs but, she does not get along well with other cats. You can add Cara to your family for a small fee of $20.

"She's just one of those cats that probably lost her home out there or someone wasn't able to take...

June 29, 2016 - 5:08pm
16 hours 47 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Animal Shelter Society will be sending out a transport of supplies to the victims of the West Virginia flooding on Wednesday, July 6th.

Jody Murray, Executive Director, Animal Shelter Society, said that they are looking for the publics help so they are holding a supply drop off on Tuesday, July 5th, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

“We’re going to have a drive by set up where you can come in and we will unload it for you.” Said...

June 17, 2016 - 4:08pm
17 hours 12 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Like every Friday we went to the Zanesville Animal Shelter Society to see this week’s ‘Pet of the Week.’

This week’s pet is Theresa, a two-year old cat who weighs ten pounds. Charity Stevens, the assistant director for the Animal Shelter Society, said that Theresa is looking for a forever home.

“She loves to be held and petted, but she’s curious as well so she has a high prey drive. So if you had any...

June 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
17 hours 27 sec ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Saturday at the Muskingum County Fair Grounds the Animal Shelter Society hosted their annual ‘Paws and Claws Summer Jam.’ This is the organizations third year running the event and it has grown in size each year.

Dry skies and season-high temperatures helped contribute to a large turnout for their third annual event. The shelter’s executive director, Jody Murray, said that events like this are critical to keeping the shelter...

June 10, 2016 - 2:41pm
17 hours 8 min ago

Each week we like to feature a new furry friend as pet of the week.

Meet Mako, he's a 10 year old Shih Tzu mix and was introduced to the Animal Shelter Society in the middle of April. Executive Director, Jody Murray said the small canine has a reduced adoption fee of $45 due to his age.

"Anyone looking for a nice little dog, he warms right up to you. I've had him out for about the last 10 minutes and you can see he warms right up to people and would make a wonderful little...

April 1, 2016 - 11:46am
18 hours 46 min ago

It's that time of the week again, when we showcase a furry four legged canine or feline.

And this week we have a feline named Baby Girl. She's a year old. For $60 you can bring Baby Girl home.

"You can see she's a little bit small. She came in as a stray and had an injured eye. Our vet had to unfortunately remove that eye. But she's still very able to take care of herself, get around and be pretty normal,"said Animal Shelter Society Executive Director Jody Murray...

March 18, 2016 - 5:01pm
19 hours 14 min ago

The Animal Shelter Society receives a donation from a local retirement community valued at more than $300.

Primrose Retirement Community of Zanesville has been collecting donations for the animal shelter for a month. And Friday presented animal shelter's executive director Jody Murray with their donation.

"This is wonderful. When I walk in the door I was actually like really kind of overwhelmed to see how many things that were here. This is the second time in the last...

March 11, 2016 - 3:48pm
20 weeks 14 hours ago

It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a four legged friend.

This week's pet of the week is a one year old flat coated retriever named Layla. She's roughly 46 pounds.

"She's only been here for just a few short weeks. She will be good for anybody that is looking for a companion. She's relaxed and mellow. She likes other dogs. She just wants to hang out. If you come out to meet Layla you'll go home with her because she's an awesome dog," said Assistant...

February 22, 2016 - 5:51pm
20 hours 44 min ago

Members of the Muskingum County Dog Pound and Animal Shelter Society met on Monday to discuss with commissioners about the Dog Pounds plan to rebuild a new facility on their existing lot.

The current facility is out of date and their 40 plus volunteers are pushing to have a brand new facility in order to take better care of their dogs.

The Pound is currently working on putting together a fundraiser in order to pay for the costs of the new facility.

The Animal Shelter...

January 19, 2016 - 5:10pm
22 hours 19 min ago

The coldest weather of the season is upon us and we do everything to make sure that we are staying warm during these frigid days and nights.

However, while we take care of ourselves we might forget about taking extra care of our pets.

Executive Director Jody Murray talked to us on Tuesday, January 19th, about some safety precautions that should be addressed to ensure the safety of our pets during cold weather outbreaks.

“Limit the time that your pets are outside,...

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