Pets Oklahoma - Dogs, Cats & More

Pets Oklahoma - Dogs, Cats & More:

Up to date information, tips, articles, resources and more for dog owners, cat lovers and animal keepers in Oklahoma. Potential pet owners, pet owners and their pets allowed!

Oklahoman Articles

Even the dogs get snow boots at this police department
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A police dog in South Dakota is learning how to walk a beat in snow boots. Video posted by the Rapid City police department shows Jary trying to adjust having the boots on its paws. The dog awkwardly lifts its legs while getting used to the new boots. Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Elm Pet Foods, others recall dog food over vitamin D
NEW YORK (AP) — Elm Pet Foods is the latest maker of dog food to issue a recall over elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause kidney failure at high enough levels. Similar recalls have been issued by ANF Inc., Sunshine Mills Inc., Natural Life Pet Products, and Nutrisca over the last month. Elm and others... Read More
Dog food recalled over potentially toxic levels of vitamin D, FDA says
At least eight brands of dry dog foods are being recalled after the FDA said the food could contain toxic levels of vitamin D. In an  alert  issued Monday, the FDA urged owners to stop using the recalled products. The FDA said that after vets had received complaints, testing found that samples of the... Read More
Sully, George H.W. Bush's service dog, stays by his casket
Jim McGrath, spokesman for the Bush family, tweeted out a photo on Sunday night, captioning it "mission complete." Read More
Beloved gift shop turtle celebrates 50th birthday party
BRISTOL, N.H. (AP) — A turtle given to a bedridden little boy in New Hampshire back in 1968 celebrated her 50th birthday with party hats, a sheet cake with the right number of candles and many well-wishers. Diane the Turtle was given to Jim Tonner when he was 12 and being treated for hip arthritis at his home in... Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Police: Exotic birds worth $15,000 stolen from pet store
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say exotic birds equaling a total of $15,000 were stolen from a Connecticut pet store this week. New Haven police say the call came in early Tuesday when a newspaper delivery man noticed a pried-open door at a pet store. The Connecticut Post reports that responding officers found... Read More
19-year-old Yorkshire Terrier retires from 'The Nutcracker'
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After more than 125 performances in "The Nutcracker" in Rhode Island, a 19-year-old Yorkshire terrier named Archie is leaving the stage. Festival Ballet Providence announced this week that its beloved "Nutcracker" dog is retiring. The ballet says Archie achieved stardom in his annual romp... Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Small rescue dog helps Ohio police department, community
MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — A pint-sized pup adopted by a northern Ohio police department is having a positive impact on officers and the community. Marblehead Police Chief Casey Joy tells WTVG-TV that he was inspired to adopt a dog from Petfinder after seeing stories about animals displaced by Hurricane Florence. Joy... Read More
The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool. The secret: Tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue — with scoops built in to carry saliva... Read More
Pet lovers meet pet stars at Manhattan's PetCon
NEW YORK (AP) — Pet lovers are getting to meet some pet stars from social media this weekend at PetCon in New York City, a convention dedicated to all things linked to beloved animals. While there are some cats and other creatures there, PetCon in Manhattan is mostly about dogs and their humans. Elaine Marzorati... Read More

VIDEOS