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Oklahoma Alliance For Animals Hosts 'Woofstock 2021' In Jenks

The Oklahoma Alliance for Animals hosted the largest pet adoption event in the state, known as "Woofstock", on Saturday. The free event featured pets from 30 Oklahoma rescues at the Riverwalk Terrace in Jenks. There was also live music, vendors and activities. The event also had grooming and vaccination booths...
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Woofstock 2021 Comes To Jenks, With More Than 100 Pets For Adoption

One of the largest pet adoption events in Oklahoma is happening this weekend. Oklahoma Alliance for Animals Executive Director Erin Shackelford a special guest Rolo joined News On 6 this week to talk about Woofstock 2021. Woofstock is Saturday from 10-2 at the Jenks Riverwalk.
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BearSun Spotted Heading Towards Nowata

A man in a bear suit called "BearSun" or "Bear" is now traveling east on Highway 60 with his companion to Nowata. The public figure spent a couple days in Bartlesville and Tulsa before heading to Nowata. BearSun has given a huge shout out to the construction workers in the area. He encourages you to bring them water because they deserve it.
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Tulsa World

Celebrate butterfly's journey through Tulsa with Monarchs on the Mountain

Sept. 17-19 Experience the monarch butterfly’s annual north-to-south journey in the Mobile Migration activity. Monarchs travel nearly 3,000 miles from their breeding grounds at the Canada-United States border southward to Mexico every year. A trail of six local gardens, ranging from Oxley Nature Center in the “north” to the Audubon Society’s Flycatcher Trail in Jenks in the “south,” symbolizes the butterfly’s migration. Those who complete the trail can enter to win a “Monarchs on the Mountain” T-shirt or tote.

Humane Society saves newborn puppies found under pile of trash

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Humane Society of Tulsa has rescued eight puppies and their mom from under a pile of trash Tuesday afternoon. The puppies are so young they do not have their eyes open yet. Two Tulsa Police Department employees saved the animals and alerted HST.
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18 dogs living in 'filth' rescued in Pittsburg County

The Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office and the Tulsa Humane Society rescued 18 dogs living in "disgusting conditions and filth" from a residence in the Longtown area over the weekend. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said the dogs looked malnourished and his department contacted the Tulsa Humane Society for assistance. “The...
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City Council: No more than five pets allowed per home in Coweta

Coweta City Councilors amended an ordinance change at the Sept. 13 regular meeting stating residents can have no more than five cats or dogs, combined, in a residence. The amended ordinance comes after Coweta Police Mike Bell raised the issue of Coweta Animal Control Officers having to deal with two homes over the past, few months where the owners had “significantly more” than three adult cats.

Dogs rescued from 'filth' on abandon property in Pittsburgh County

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – The Humane Society of Tulsa rescued close to 20 dogs living in "disgusting conditions and filth" on an abandon property in Pittsburgh County. The Humane Society says crews spent Sunday rescuing the dogs – some in outdoor cages, and some running loose inside and outside a trailer on the property.
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Nearly 20 Dogs Rescued From Abandoned Pittsburg County Property

Nearly two dozen dogs are safe after being rescued from an abandoned property in Pittsburg County Sunday. The Humane Society of Tulsa says a deputy with the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office called it one of the worst situations they've seen in 20 years of working. The Humane Society shared an...
Tulsa World

Master Gardener: Dragonflies are helpful mosquito-eaters

As a kid, I remember seeing dragonflies all the time, but now I never see them. Do we still have dragonflies? — T.K. Yes, we still have dragonflies, depending on where you live. Let me explain. There are about 5,000 species of dragonflies with almost 15% of those in danger...
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Tulsa dog a finalist in People's world's cutest rescue dog contest

Aslan, a dog owned by Tulsa’s Matthew and Jennifer Porter, is one of 10 finalists in People magazine’s fourth annual world’s cutest rescue dog contest. The field will be narrowed by way of an online vote. Voting will take place through Sept. 29 at After the voting period ends,...
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Please tell me why scorpions are still around

In his book "Letters From The Earth," Mark Twain has Noah making an extra trip in the Ark so he could save the housefly that spreads typhoid fever. I could not find any reference to scorpions in the Book of Genesis nor in the account of the Great Flood that also appears in the Quran. However, Noah, or in Arabic, Nuh, must have heroically preserved the “creature with the burning sting” as I stepped on one in our cabin at JPeg Osage Ranch last night.

Tulsa Dog Named Finalist In People Magazine’s ‘World’s Cutest Rescue Dog’ Contest

A Tulsa dog is in the national spotlight after being named a top 10 finalist for People magazine's "World's Cutest Rescue Dog." Aslan, a Chow Chow, is featured in the magazine, and People told News On 6 this is the first time an Oklahoma dog has been a finalist. Gracie Crosslin with Puppy Haven said Aslan was in rough shape after he was abandoned by his owner last fall and wandered to the rescue group's facility.