Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus

Rough Road for Rabbits by: Kim Doner I’ve had the honor of writing for OKC Pets Magazine for a couple of years now; the drive to share information, as well as a wildlife rehabber’s perspective, has inspired me for the subjects I’ve offered. For the most part, the darkest situations I’ve addressed have been coupled […]

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Joy Running

Lessons on Coping Taught by My Foster Dog Story and photos by Nancy Gallimore Some people knit to relax. Others enjoy a glass of wine. More ambitious types go for a run or maybe lift weights. Me? I scoop poop. Perhaps not the most glamorous of destressing techniques, but when you have a houseful of […]

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Pandemic Wins and Losses

Shelter-in-place orders and social distancing helped clear shelters but present challenges Written By Lauren Cavagnolo Most Oklahomans recognize March 16 as the date Gov. Kevin Stitt declared an emergency in all 77 state counties due to the arrival of the novel coronavirus pandemic. It’s a date that also sent many animal rescue organizations scrambling to […]

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Saving Lives Statewide

Common Bonds Plans to Increase Oklahoma’s Shelter Save Rate to 90% By Heide Brandes Can Oklahoma animal shelters achieve a save rate of 90%, reduce the number of animals entering shelters and increase public engagement to help save the lives of animals? One group believes so and is taking bold measures to help the state […]

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OKC Pets Magazine and its companion website OkcPetsMagazine.com provide Oklahoma City pet owners with the perspectives of a bi-monthly magazine, the interactive, up-to-the-minute insights of a local news source, and the humane conscience and social media involvement of the Oklahoma City pet community. Only here will you find a one-step resource for local pet products, services and events as well as adoption and pet care information. All of it is sprinkled with lots of pictures of local pets!