Stories tagged with: The Animal Shelter Society

February 6, 2015 - 12:46pm
3 weeks 6 days 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 - 4:02pm
6 weeks 6 days 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...

November 14, 2014 - 4:08pm
15 weeks 6 days ago


The Animal Shelter Society and Car Nation are teaming up for a one day only event that will be full of both cars and puppies.

Saturday, November 15th, you can visit Car Nation where The Animal Shelter's puppies of the week will be waiting for you to adopt. This weeks puppies are two chihuahua and pomeranian mix sisters, who are looking for a loving home for the holidays. 

"We're excited, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  we're going to be here doing an adoption...

October 10, 2014 - 12:59pm
20 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society has a new furry friend available for adoption.

Meet Bev, the shelters featured pet this week. She is a 5 year old female cat, and has been living at the shelter for about two months now. Bev is up to date on all her shots and has had her surgery. Executive Director of the Animal Shelter, Jody Murray says she would make a great companion for just about anyone.

"She's a good cat, she gets along well with other cats, she's obviously here at The...

September 26, 2014 - 2:08pm
22 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society is featuring a new pet of the week.

Meet Tucker, a 5 year old mixed breed who has been living at the shelter for about a year now. He has been neutered and is up to date on all his shots. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter Society, Jody Murray says he would make a good farm dog or companion for someone living in the country.

"Tucker is a very energetic dog. He's about 50 pounds, lot of energy. He really has a good personality, but he doesn't...

August 8, 2014 - 5:11pm
29 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society is preparing for two events this coming month.

The first annual Paws and Claws Summer Jam will be held Saturday, August 30th at Zane Landing Park. The event will feature the local band, Double Cut, pizza, drinks and a cornhole tournament with payouts to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. There are only 20 slots available for the tournament, but if some some reason it fills up you will not be turned away. Executive Director of The Animal Shelter, Jody Murray...

July 11, 2014 - 4:24pm
33 weeks 6 days ago

The Animal Shelter Society in Muskingum County wants to invite you out to support their organization.

The first ever Paws and Claws Summer Jam Cornhole Tournament will take place on August 13th from 10AM to 5PM at Zane's Landing Park. The event will allow people to take part in a cornhole tournament at $20 a team. 20 teams will be allowed to partake. There will be payouts to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries. Beer, pizza and other refreshments will also be provided. Local band Double Cut...

December 26, 2013 - 5:50pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

If you did get for a pet for Christmas, and it's more work than you initially thought it would be, rescue coordinator at the Muskingum County Animal Shelter Society, Charity Stevens, says to give your pet some time to adjust before taking it to the shelter.

"There's always a transitional period when you get a new pet that can be anywhere from two to three weeks so at least give it a little bit of a try to see if the pets gonna work and let them adjust because they've just been...

December 5, 2013 - 4:48pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County is having a Christmas open house this Saturday at 10 a.m. Executive Director Jody Murray says the first 12 adoptions of the day will be half price, and says the open house will be a full day of fun events for the entire family.

"We're gonna have a craft for children throughout the day and then also, our shelter vet, Dr. Kelly Lewis, is gonna do a couple presentations," said Murray. "One at 11 a.m. and one at 1 p.m....

November 8, 2013 - 4:57pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County wants the public to come out to a local restaurant to support a good cause.

The Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville will donate 15 percent of their proceeds to the shelter to keep the organization running smoothly. The public can stop by anytime from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday, November 11th to support the local shelter.

"Everything goes right back into providing care for the homeless cats and dogs and animals that we take care...

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