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Mythbusting: Five Rumors of Early Spay & Neuter

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

So many people hold off waiting to fix their furry family members until their first heat or even their first birthday. But you shouldn’t. We are myth-busting five of those early spay and neuter rumors! MYTH: “They are too small!” TRUTH: At least eight weeks and two pounds. If your animals are in good health […]

Fosters needed

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2015 Contact: Abby Harris abby.harris@okhumane.org 405.607.899   OK Humane Needs Fosters to Prepare for Large Adoption Event Local pets need a place to crash before their big adoption day! OKLAHOMA CITY — Central Oklahoma Humane Society is calling for more fosters this week. In preparation for a large adoption event, […]

Fostering saves lives!

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Want to save two lives today? Open up your home to a furry houseguest! When you walk into our adoption center, adoptable pets shower you with love and excitement. Our furry friends wait all day for a new home. But have you ever wondered where those pets go when the center is closed? Each tiny […]

Why Microchip?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

May is National Microchipping Month. You may have some questions about microchipping your pet. It is safe? Can I afford it? Does it really work? The answers are YES! The process is simple. Your pet is injected with a microchip at a clinic. The microchip is registered with your information and placed into a database. […]

Heartworm Prevention

Monday, April 27th, 2015

It all starts with a mosquito. You have probably seen a few more of them out now that the weather is warming up. Before you step outside with your pet, make sure you know about how to prevent a deadly case of heartworms. What are heartworms? Heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) are roundworms transmitted to your pet […]

Severe Weather Preparedness

Monday, April 20th, 2015

In Central Oklahoma, we are all too familiar with weather preparedness and the effects of storm season. And while the humans of your household may know the proper procedures to ready for severe weather season, are your furriest household members safe? Here are six recommended steps you can take now. 1. Start by making a […]

Support Amy as Purina’s Shelter Volunteer of the Year

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Volunteers really keep our mission moving. At the Central Oklahoma Humane Society we have tons of volunteers who spend their time with us and have hearts for saving lives. There is one volunteer who is receiving a shout out in a BIG way. Amy Bender loves cats. In fact, she has fostered more than 100 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kim Ahlgren

Monday, March 9th, 2015

“I began volunteering with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society because I wanted to be a part of the large movement dedicated to the safety and welfare of animals in Oklahoma City. Like all the volunteers and staff do, I have a huge passion for animals and believe in the organization’s visions and goals for animal […]

Helping Promise

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Each and every day, our success is told through the stories of lives changed forever– both the furry and human kind. One special dog named Promise is a staff favorite (though we shouldn’t have favorites) and her story deserves to be told again and again. Each day, our staff visits the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare […]

Kitten Season is almost here

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Though it may not feel like it now, warmer weather is upon us! Spring weather means kitten season. And we get it. You may want to take these sweet and cuddly kittens in to your home or try to find them homes. But stop right there for a moment! Here are some tips on what […]

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Mythbusting: Five Rumors of Early Spay & Neuter

by OK Humane May 28th, 2015

So many people hold off waiting to fix their furry family members until their first heat or even their first birthday. But you shouldn’t. We are myth-busting five of those early spay and neuter rumors! MYTH: “They are too small!” TRUTH: At least eight weeks and two pounds. If your animals are in good health […]

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