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Teaching Compassion

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The “Guardian Angels” Dog Training Program is Growing!  Hanna with her adopter. The first three OK Humane dogs have graduated from the new “Guardian Angels” dog training program at Mabel Bassett Correctional Facility! Last Friday, Lady, Koko and Hanna graduated from the program and went to start their new lives with loving adoptive families. The graduation [...]

Test your knowledge with this Animal Quiz!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Animal I.Q. Quiz By Joe Petz Test your knowledge of all things animal by taking the quiz below: Some of the answers may surprise you! 1. Which species was first domesticated by mankind? A. Horses. B. Dogs. C. Cats. D. Lady Gaga and her Little Monsters.   2. What are the two most popular animals on [...]

Your gift can go twice as far

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Right now your support can go twice as far to help animals in Central Oklahoma! Hudiburg Subaru’s Luv2Live campaign along with other donors has agreed to match your donation dollar for dollar up to $30,000 until April 30! These donations will help animals like Josie, who was found next to a dumpster covered in trash. Animals [...]

Jack’s Story

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Jack’s journey to finding his forever friend began in June 2013, when the adorable dapple Dachshund mix was surrendered by his former owner to the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter. After he was surrendered, it was clear that the odds were stacked against him. Since summer is one of the busiest times of the year for [...]

Skip’s Journey

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Hurting. Alone. Helpless. That was the only life Skip had known. He was found crumpled on a heap on the side of the road. Skip had been hit by a car and suffered severe road rash across his entire body. He was taken to a local animal shelter, where our staff veterinarian spotted him and [...]

Did a dog save you?

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Do you believe that an animal can make a difference? If you’ve ever owned a pet, you know having a dog or cat in your life teaches us the value of unconditional love.    OK Humane is collaborating with the Mabel Bassett Correctional Facility and Dr. John Otto to give inmates a second chance to give back [...]

My Life as a Foster Parent

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Written by Joe Petz When I first met Amy Shrodes, OK Humane’s Director of Outreach, I wondered: Do I really have what it takes to become a foster parent to a never-changing zoo of animals? Will it drive me crazy? Will it leave me with any time for my family and myself? The answer surprised [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Matt and Kim Owens

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Hello! My name is Kim Owens. My husband and Matt and I have been volunteers with OK Humane since July of 2012.  We have always been in the help mode. We started off as EMS workers for many years and when we decided to leave that field we wondered what to do next. Volunteering for [...]

OK Humane Assists with Long-Term Area Recovery

Friday, February 21st, 2014

    OK Humane has been working closely with the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP) to provide resources for disaster victims that will enable dogs and cats to stay with their loving families while they work to rebuild their lives. ODRP is a collaborative network of case managers designed to serve the needs of disaster [...]

Introducing Susana Della Maddalena, OK Humane CEO & President

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Letter from the Chairman We are pleased to announce that after a six month long search made possible in part by a grant from the ASPCA®, the Board of Directors of OK Humane have appointed Susana “Sue” M. Della Maddalena as CEO to replace OK Humane Founder Christy Counts. Sue came to OK Humane with [...]

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Teaching Compassion

by okhumane April 22nd, 2014

The “Guardian Angels” Dog Training Program is Growing!  Hanna with her adopter. The first three OK Humane dogs have graduated from the new “Guardian Angels” dog training program at Mabel Bassett Correctional Facility! Last Friday, Lady, Koko and Hanna graduated from the program and went to start their new lives with loving adoptive families. The graduation [...]

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