Stories tagged with: The Animal Shelter Society

April 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
1 week 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter receives a unique visit.

Thursday 24 fourth grade students from Larry Miller Intermediate Elementary School stopped by the Animal Shelter Society on Newark Road. Matthew Vascura wrote a proposal with the aid of his teacher to fund this field trip to the shelter.

"I kind of thought it would be fun to come to the animal shelter and learn how to treat a dog properly," said Vascura. "And I just thought we can come interact with the animals and help...

April 8, 2016 - 2:53pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Now it's time to showcase the Animal Shelter Society's pet of the week.

This is 5 year old Licorice. She's a lab mix. She came into the shelter in February. Licorice wants a forever home.

"She has a sponsored adoption fee. Her adoption fee is only $75 plus her tags on top of that. As you can see she's a calm dog. She has a lot of energy. We would encourage anyone that's interested in her to come in spent some time with her. We can set up a meet and greet. I think she...

March 25, 2016 - 3:14pm
5 weeks 5 days ago

Now it's time to showcase our pet of the week.

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County is featuring a one year old Australian Sheep Mix, named Willie. He's friendly, energetic, and full of life. And for $135 you can take Willie home. He has already been neutered and is up to date with his shots.

"He will be an excellent dog for someone who has a farm. Or out in the country where he can get out, play, and run. That's what his nature is. He loves to run and he loves to give...

March 3, 2016 - 6:30pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County is raising some concerns about the proposed construction of a new dog pound.

The non profit organization worries that since both the pound and the shelter will be seeking support from the community that there might not be enough funds to go around. The animal shelter wrote a 4 page letter to the commissioners. We spoke to commissioner Jerry Lavy regarding these concerns.

"We were some what surprised that we received a letter from The...

August 7, 2015 - 12:20pm
38 weeks 5 days ago

Paring up Saturday, Car Nation and The Animal Shelter Society are hosting their second event together featuring both animals and cars.

From 10-2 tomorrow you can visit Car Nation located on Maple Avenue where you can find lots of puppies who are ready for you to adopt and take home. Among them will be the pets of the week: 2 month old pug mixes, Coconut and her brother Frankie, who arrived at the shelter August 1st.

"The really good thing about this event is not...

May 15, 2015 - 4:27pm
50 weeks 5 days ago

It's Friday once again, and it's time to introduce you to the pet of the week!

Kenza is a 5 year old German Shepherd mix. She was one of the dogs that was in quarantine at the fairgrounds. She was released with a clean bill of health. Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray said they are seeking the community's assistance before she can go up for adoption.

"Once Kenza came down, was given an exam by our vet, we found out that she has an injured ACL. So we've been in the...

May 1, 2015 - 4:27pm
1 year 4 days ago

You won't have to fly a plane around the world to find that purr-fect companion and four legged friend.

Meet Amelia, The Animal Shelter Society's Pet of the Week. She is a year and a half old Maine Coon and is looking for a loving home. She has already had her surgery and is ready to go to a good home. Executive Director Jody Murray told us more about her personality.

"She just likes to be held, I think she would make a good family cat because she does like to be held. She...

April 17, 2015 - 6:16pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

A canine flu outbreak has caused many dogs across the Midwest to fall ill this month of April. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says that there are at least 1,000 dogs with the virus. Executive Director of the Animal Shelter Society, Jody Murray told us more about it on a state and local level.

"In Ohio it's mainly in northwestern Ohio right now, here at the shelter, we haven't had any cases of it. I haven't heard of any cases found locally that'...

February 6, 2015 - 1:46pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

It's Friday once again, which means its time to introduce you to The Animal Shelters Pet of The Week.

Meet Baby Number Six, a 2 to 3 month old male Terrier mix. He is as soft and as sweet as can be and came to the shelter with a number of other siblings. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter, Jody Murray says hes ready for a home.

"He's already had his surgery, already had shots, hes ready to be adopted tomorrow."

You'll have no troubles at all falling in love...

January 16, 2015 - 5:02pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Between her waggly tail, sweet face, and spunky personality, this week's pet of the week is sure to complete your home.

Kelly is a three-year-old boxer mix who came to the shelter in bad condition in October.

"When she came to us she was a stray, and she was not in good shape," said The Animal Shelter Executive Director, Jody Murray. "She was underweight, had some open wounds on her skin. She's just thrived since she's been here. She's gained weight, she looks good...

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