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Volunteers – – – they’re priceless

posted August 4th, 2018 by
Volunteer

Volunteers – – – they’re priceless

VolunteerA key ingredient for a non-profit is a volunteer.  They are truly priceless.  And sometimes you hit the mother-lode….we did.

The Richardson-Rexwinkle division of PAAS provides unparalleled care for momma dogs “fixin” to have a litter – and for new mommas who need a place to take care of their babies.

It started in 2015 with Miss Ruby…she came from the Vinita pound….we weren’t even open yet.  Vicki & Tom said “no problem” we’ll take her home.  And – – the rest is history.

I cannot tell you how many momma dogs and puppies got the best start in life because of Tom, Vicki, Candy and Sarah.  In fact, Pete just joined the group as a foster Dad.  Vicki and Candy are good recruiters as well.

They willingly turn one or more rooms of their homes into “birthing” centers.  They’ve had two or more mommas at one time and 20++++ puppies.  That’s lots of newspaper – – lots of cleaning – – and oh so much cuteness.  They also know that even though it’s tough to say goodbye to the bundles of joy – – – there’s always another mother (or two) waiting in line.

Yes, we guard our volunteer birthing centers.  No…they can’t take every pregnant momma dog in the area.  Could we use more birthing homes – – of course.  You can never, ever, have too many foster homes for homeless pets in this area.

If you’ve wondered how you can make a difference…..and love puppies and kittens….give us a call.  There are a few requirements.  The most important will be an interview with Vicki and Candy.  Give it some thought….call if you’re interested.  If you don’t live near us….find a rescue in your area that needs volunteers.  We’re all in this together.  And……Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!  Tom, Vicki, Candy, Sarah and Pete!!!!!!!!!!!!

Like all rescues we are a 501©3 organization.  Find us on Facebook:  PAASVinita and our website:  www.paasvinitaw.com     For the animals…..Kay and Staff of PAAS..

TulsaPets Mag July / Aug 2018

posted July 14th, 2018 by
TulsaPets

TulsaPets Magazine  July / Aug 2018

Publisher – Marilyn King  [email protected]

Creative Director – Debra Fite

Advertising Sales – Marilyn King, Steve Kirkpatrick, Nancy Harrison, Rosalie Childs

Web Manager – Steve Kirkpatrick  [email protected]

Editor – Anna Holton-Dean

Contributing Writers – Marilyn King, Derinda Blakeney, Lauren Cavagnolo, Connie Cronley, Nancy Gallimore, Sherri Goodall, Anna Holton-Dean, Manda Overturf Shank,  Zack Reeves

PO Box 14128 Tulsa, OK 74159-1128

(918) 520-0611

(918) 346-6044 Fax

©2018 All rights reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written consent of the publisher.

TulsaPets Magazine provides Tulsa area pet owners with a one-stop resource for local products, services, events and information.  Now TulsaPets Magazine Online is able to provide you with all of that and much more, interactive and up-to-the-minute!

Adopt at Tulsa Animal Welfare

posted July 10th, 2018 by
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TulsaPets Magazine toured the Tulsa Animal Welfare shelter and took these pictures of adorable animals available for adoption. If you are thinking about a new family member, please consider saving the life of a homeless animal!

Visit the shelter and take home a new best friend!

Adopt at Tulsa Animal Welfare

LEARN MORE ABOUT TULSA ANIMAL WELFARE SHELTER

Make a difference – adopt a shelter animal!

All of these pictures were taken July 10th by Bob Foshay

The shelter is open to the public: Monday Noon – 5:00, Tuesday – Friday Noon – 6pm

and Saturday Noon – 4pm

Closed Sundays and some City holidays.

Dogs and cat adoptions are $75.00

Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter   3031 N. Erie   Tulsa 74115   (918) 596-8000

This Week’s Wednesday’s Children available from the City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter.   There are some beautiful dogs and cats for adoption so please go rescue one today! Rescued pets make the best companions!!!  A big “THANKS” is owed to Bob Foshay for doing what he does every week!

 TAW

* Pictured Animals may no longer be available

CTCA Therapy Dog Parade

posted May 23rd, 2018 by
Pet Parade

Therapy Dog Parade

Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa hosted a Therapy Dog Parade where hospital volunteers parade the therapy dogs up and down the halls. TLC Therapy Dogs visit the hospital each week and the patients truly enjoy spending time with them.  Twister, a nine year old St. Bernard, is getting some love from patient Kitty Allain and her twin sister Suzie Buck.

Therapy Dog Parade

CTCA Hosts Pet Parade and SPCA Needs Drive

posted May 18th, 2018 by
Pet Parade

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Hosts Pet Parade and SPCA Needs Drive

Therapy Dogs Visit with Patients

What: Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa will be holding a “needs drive” the week of May 21 for the Tulsa SPCA. As part of the drive, the hospital will host a Pet Parade with some of the therapy dogs from TLC Therapy Dogs. The dogs and their owners will parade up and down the hospital lobby and main hallway for patients, caregivers and staff. The dogs in the parade regularly visit patients at CTCA and the owners are all volunteers at the hospital.

When: Wednesday, May 23

12 – 12:30 pm

Where: CTCA Tulsa

10109 E. 79th St.

Tulsa, OK 74133

Visuals:

Therapy dogs dressed in costumes parading up and down the hospital lobby area

Patients, caregivers and staff interacting with the dogs

Interview with Jessica Weeks, organizer of the Pet Parade and Tulsa SPCA needs drive

Items that have been collected for the drive

 

About Cancer Treatment Centers of AmericaÒ

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five comprehensive cancer care hospitals in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa specializing in the treatment of adult patients. CTCA® offers an integrative approach that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and immunotherapy with advancements in precision cancer treatment and supportive therapies designed to manage side effects and enhance quality of life both during and after treatment. CTCA also offers a range of clinical trials designed to reveal new treatments supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country, and the hospital system is rated one of the most admired in the U.S. in national consumer surveys. Visit cancercenter.com, Facebook.com/cancercenter and Twitter.com/cancercenter for more information.

TulsaPets Mag May / Jun 2018

posted May 12th, 2018 by
TulsaPets

TulsaPets Magazine  May / Jun 2018

Publisher – Marilyn King  [email protected]

Creative Director – Debra Fite

Advertising Sales – Marilyn King, Steve Kirkpatrick, Nancy Harrison, Rosalie Childs

Web Manager – Steve Kirkpatrick  [email protected]

Editor – Anna Holton-Dean

Contributing Writers – Marilyn King, Heide Brandes, Lauren Cavagnolo, Connie Cronley, Nancy Gallimore, Allison Geary, Mary Green, Anna Holton-Dean, Barb Perry, Zack Reeves, Dani Weaver

PO Box 14128 Tulsa, OK 74159-1128

(918) 520-0611

(918) 346-6044 Fax

©2018 All rights reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written consent of the publisher.

TulsaPets Magazine provides Tulsa area pet owners with a one-stop resource for local products, services, events and information.  Now TulsaPets Magazine Online is able to provide you with all of that and much more, interactive and up-to-the-minute!

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