Scratch Pad Newsletter

Common Bonds Important news today from the Scratch Pad COMMON BONDS Newsletter: The number of dogs and cats killed in Oklahoma dropped by nearly 700 animals in 2022, differing from what the data showed nationally: the number of dogs and cats killed in U.S. shelters had a setback, with an increase to around 378,000, up […] read more >

Get Your Pet Summer Ready

By Nick Burton Summer can be as challenging for pets as it is for humans. This means that as a pet owner, you need to make an extra effort to get your pet ready for summer, especially if your pet is older or has health problems. Read on for some tips and tricks from TulsaPets […] read more >


OKC Zoo veterinary technician, Liz McCrae, recognized with top professional honor for her dedication to animal health, wellbeing. The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has an elite veterinary care team committed to providing the best possible care to the Zoo’s entire animal family. Comprised of two veterinarians, a veterinary resident and four veterinary technicians, […] read more >


New Dog Park, Bar & Restaurant set to open in February 2023 in the Boathouse District — Bar K, a new dog park bar and restaurant concept opening in Oklahoma City in February, recently announced a limited-time, discounted membership package. This package, known as the “Early Dog” Membership, is available now until grand opening day. Guests […] read more >

Kirkpatrick Honor

Animal Wellbeing 2021 Recipients Announced Tulsa residents Jamee Suarez and Robin Suarez to be recognized for their achievement on behalf of Oklahoma animals March 24, 2021, OKLAHOMA CITY—At its quarterly board meeting on Wednesday, the trustees of Kirkpatrick Foundation voted unanimously to recognize Jamee Suarez and Robin Suarez with the 2021 Kirkpatrick Honor for Animal Wellbeing. […] read more >

OKC Pets Magazine Sales Position

Full-Time or Part-Time Advertising Sales Position Job Summary: OKC Pets Magazine, a bi-monthly publication distributed to over 350 locations across the OKC metro, has an opening for an advertising sales professional. This is a flexible, remote, independent contractor position, and contact software is provided. Work as little or as much as you like on your […] read more >

Heat on Oklahoma Cockfighters

Edmondson, Animal Wellness Turn Up the Heat on Oklahoma Cockfighters Rewards program announced for information leading to prosecution by Emily Lang OKLAHOMA CITY, June 6, 2020 — The Animal Wellness Foundation (AWF) and Animal Wellness Action (AWA) today announced a $2,500 reward for information resulting in successful prosecution of any individual for violating the federal […] read more >

Disaster Relief for Animals Awards $30,500

More Than $30,000 Disaster Relief for Animals Awarded to Mitigate the Financial Impact of Covid-19 (OKLAHOMA CITY) –The Oklahoma City Community Foundation, in partnership with the Kirkpatrick Foundation, is awarding $30,500 in Oklahoma Disaster Relief for Animal Support (OK-DFAS) grants to nine Oklahoma charitable organizations continuing to make an impact for animals throughout the Covid-19 […] read more >

Lunchbox the Cat Reads Mean Tweets

CADBURY BUNNY FINALIST LUNCHBOX THE CAT READS MEAN TWEETS Celebrity Cat Lunchbox Believes His Haters Make Him Stronger OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – March 12th 2020 – “Don’t hate what you can’t imitate” are the words that local celebrity cat Lunchbox lives by. After becoming a Top 10 Finalist in the Cadbury Bunny Tryouts competition, internet trolls […] read more >


OKC Pets Magazine and its companion website 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!