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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali

NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity...

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Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

WINDSOR, England (AP) — And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit....

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Pregnant woman says man punched her and service dog on plane

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant says a man punched her in the stomach and hit her service dog during...

Life

Pets need water, shelter when temperatures soar

During the summer of 2017, Oklahoma City Animal Welfare received nearly 800 cruelty complaints with many of them being heat...

Health

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___May 16Sun Sentinel on the reality for Israel after the...

Business

Please don't repo Fido: Lawmakers look to ban pet leasing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — How much is that maltipoo in the window? It could end up costing twice what it says on the price tag if the...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Did a Labrador mix snap a group selfie? Looks that way

LOVELAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio dog daycare photo has gone viral for capturing what looks like a group of four-legged friends...

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Pets & People garage sale is May 18-19

Pets & People garage sale May 18-19

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Dog 'bride' in 'Most Expensive Pet Wedding' dies at 13

NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog known for her role in a fundraiser deemed the world's priciest pet wedding has died.Animal...

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Shelters, nonprofits unite to save animals

April 30 might have been a historic day for animals in Oklahoma.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Business

UK airports to add explosive detection dogs to screen cargo

LONDON (AP) — British officials say dogs trained to detect explosives are being deployed at airports to screen cargo for...

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Police shoot boa constructor that fatally crushed puppy

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say they shot and killed a pet boa constrictor after it fatally crushed a...

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Kirkpatrick Foundation introduces manual for veterinarians responding to animal abuse

A contractor heard a dog crying in agony. When he went to investigate, he found an elderly dog in a garage, dragging his back...

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Over 10,000 endangered tortoises are rescued in Madagascar

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — International conservationists in Madagascar have been treating more than 10,000 critically endangered...

Life

OKC Animal Shelter free adoption event Friday, Saturday and Sunday

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will have a free adoption event from noon to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Business

United will resume shipping pets but with some breeds barred

United Airlines plans to resume shipping pets as cargo in July but will ban animals such as snub-nosed dogs that face bigger...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Wayward cat captured at JFK Airport after a week on the lam

NEW YORK (AP) — A frisky cat that got loose at New York's Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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Jonathan Gary: What does 'no-kill' look like for OKC?

What does 'no-kill' mean? The simple definition is not euthanizing healthy, adoptable pets.

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Dogs cannot get ‘autism’, British Veterinary Association warns after ‘anti-vaxx’ movement spread to pets

Dogs cannot get ‘autism’, the British Veterinary Association has warned, after the ‘anti-vaccine’ movement spread to pets....

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog video

LONDON (AP) — A Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes was fined 800 pounds ($1,200) on Monday after...

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Attend a writer's workshop with Edgar Award-winning author Lou Berney or go shopping for a new family pet.

Attend a writer's workshop with Edgar Award-winning author Lou Berney or go shopping for a new family pet.

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Jags' best friend? NFL team 1st with dog park inside stadium

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — These cats are for the dogs.The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday they plan to be the first NFL...

California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Life

Ever wondered why cats constantly groom themselves?

If you've been around cats, you have probably noticed that they spend time licking their fur. A lot of time. The main reason —...

Life

Annual See Spot Run celebrates 10th and final year

The city of Guthrie and co-founding siblings Matt Cowden, Teri Cowden-Draper and Suzanne Cowden Hirzel, will say farewell to...

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OKC Animal Welfare asks pet owners to keep puppies, kittens with mothers until 8 weeks old

It’s almost that time of year when shelters across the country start to bust at the seams with puppies and kittens.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Life

Of Character: Jon Gary leads Oklahoma City's animal welfare shelter

Of Character: Jon Gary leads Oklahoma City's animal welfare shelter

The Latest: Lavrov: Britain is defending the indefensible

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local):12:55 p.m.Russia's...

Business

Third dog dies during grooming appointment at PetSmart

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A dog dropped off at a PetSmart has become the third to die at one of the stores in New Jersey in less...

Business

Airline group says it's setting safety standards for animals

An airline trade group says it's setting safety standards for pets shipped on planes.The move follows several recent incidents...

Comfort dogs in court do opposite for some defenders, judges

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As dogs and other animals are increasingly used in courts to comfort and calm prosecution witnesses, a...

Life

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

'Doga' exercise class improves dogs' posture, behavior

HILTON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York exercise class is bringing new meaning to the phrase "downward-facing dog."A Rochester-area...

Dog rental fashion: April Fool's courtesy of Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway bid us Happy April Fool's Day with the introduction of fake couture on tap for dogs. And the fashion rental...

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OKC Animal Welfare striving to keep pets in their homes

Beginning April 1, Oklahoma City Animal Welfare will start a managed intake program for owner surrender animals.

Business

Labs still lead but French bulldogs leap in popularity in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new...

Life

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

WagzT To Bring A Completely Connected Pet Lifestyle To Global Pet Expo

[STK][IN] REA[SU] PET ANW PDT TDS-- WITH PHOTO -- TO BUSINESS, RETAILING, AND TECHNOLOGY EDITORS:WagzT To Bring A Completely...

Business

United to use special tags for pet carriers after dog death

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines plans to issue bright colored bag tags to people traveling with pets to prevent animal carriers...

Business

AC Immune prepares for a first in human study of a promising positron emission tomography (PET) tracer for Parkinson's disease

-- First potential PET tracer for Parkinson's disease -- First in human study is scheduled for the second half of 2018 -- AC...

Business

Dog death on United raises questions about its track record

United Airlines, under siege over the death of a puppy on one of its flights, says the flight attendant who ordered a passenger...

Business

Criminal investigation launched into dog's death on flight

HOUSTON (AP) — A criminal investigation has been launched into a dog's death aboard a Houston-to-New York United Airlines...

Business

Miami Beach Welcomes Travelers and Their Pets with Pet-Friendly Hotels and Perks

[STK][IN] TRA HRT ATL[SU] PET-- WITH PHOTO -- TO BUSINESS, LIFESTYLES, AND TRAVEL EDITORS:Miami Beach Welcomes Travelers and...

Business

United mistakenly flies Kansas-bound dog to Japan

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — United Airlines says it's investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family's dog to Japan.KCTV...

Business

Pets: Most common medical conditions that prompt veterinary visits

[STK][IN] INS FIN HEA HIN[SU] PET-- WITH PHOTO -- TO BUSINESS EDITORS:Pets: Most common medical conditions that prompt...

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

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At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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Petzbe Launches "No Humans Allowed" Social Community App for Pets

Dog CEO releases social network app for cats and dogs, giving pets a community of their own, with their own rules, content, and...

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Swiss Post Solutions will be co-hosting a roundtable session at the 12th Annual OPEX in Financial Services Conference in...

Miniwick.com Explains How Vacuum Cleaners Make a Pet Owner’s Life Easier

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Having a pet means taking care of another member of your family that doesn’t...

Business

Dog dies after airline worker has it placed in overhead bin

A dog died on a United Airlines plane after a flight attendant ordered its owner to put the animal in the plane's overhead...

Life

OKC program strives to reduce cat population

Why is that stray cat missing the tip of its left ear? Odds are he is part of the Oklahoma City Community Cat Program.

Life

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Life

OKC program strives to reduce cat population

Why is that stray cat missing the tip of its left ear? Odds are he is part of the Oklahoma City Community Cat Program.

Life

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Life

Edmond nonprofit hosts 5K to help save adoptable pets

Edmond nonprofit Paws for Life is hosting its inaugural Mutts & More sanctioned 5K run and 1K dog walk to help pay for...

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General Mills is moving into the pet food business with a deal to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for roughly $8 billion in...

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Humane Society works to reunite dogs rescued from hoarding house with owners

A judge on Tuesday ordered the release of 36 of the dogs to their original families.

Life

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

Life

A salute to the presidents’ pets

While Presidents Day is a time to reflect on the nation's leaders over the past 229 years, it's also an opportunity to recall...