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OAA offers Reward

posted November 19th, 2013 by
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Oklahoma Alliance for Animals (OAA) is offering $2,500.00

for the arrest and conviction of animal cruelty for Spaz

Following news broke:

BLANCHARD, Okla. – Police are searching for whoever is responsible for targeting a one-year-old dog with a bow and arrow. Erin Dodson came home Monday afternoon to find her pit bull “Spaz” shot full of arrows, the target of animal cruelty. “He wasn’t crying, he wasn’t nothing.” Dodson said. “He just looked at me and he was so, such sad eyes.” Her children couldn’t believe someone would do that to their pets. “No, there’s no way nobody could be that cruel and shoot my dog with a bow and arrow.” Her 13-year-old son, Joey, said. Dodson called police then rushed Spaz to Animal Emergency Center for surgery. Dr. Joe Bills Reynolds pulled three arrows out of Spaz. He has treated many injuries where dogs were accidentally shot, but to see one deliberately targeted like this is disturbing. ‘This is someone’s pet, someone’s kid.” He said. “You know, they just don’t need to be doing that kind of thing. It’s really sad.” Reynolds says Spaz is an incredibly lucky dog. A few inches one way or the other and it would have killed him. “I’m very, very fortunate that these were practice arrows and not the arrows that are more razor-tipped. They would have caused a tremendous amount of more damage to the dog.” For now, Spaz is limping his way to recovery. Doctors say if all goes well, Spaz should be going home Wednesday. Police do not have any suspects so far. If you know anything, call police. The surgery to save Spaz’s life cost about $3000. If you want to help the family with their medical bills, call Animal Emergency Care at

(405)-361-7828 or Erin Dodson at (405)-246-5053.

(Tulsa, OK, November 14, 2013) — Anyone who has information on this crime needs to call the McClain County Sheriff’s office at 405-527-2141. OAA has set up a reward of $2,500.00 for the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator who committed this crime. This reward is funded by generous donors of OAA. If you would like to add to our cruelty fund you can donate at www.animalallianceok.org

The OAA animal anti-Cruelty program provides extra incentive to help support convictions of animal cruelty cases across the state of Oklahoma. This is done by putting up reward money for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the perpetrator (s), keeping the public informed on court dates of current animal cruelty cases and by providing law enforcement with necropsies and resources, if needed to build a case.

About OAA: OAA’s mission: Oklahoma Alliance for Animals is dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation, encouraging responsible pet ownership and promoting the humane treatment of animals through community collaboration and education. OAA’s vision: To transform Oklahoma communities into places where all animals are treated humanely and no healthy, adoptable dog or cat is destroyed merely because it does not have a home.

OAA’s adoption event was rockin’

posted July 15th, 2013 by
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I hope everyone had a great weekend and is enjoying the cooler weather this week!

In case you didn’t make it out to Guthrie Green on Saturday, here are some photos from Oklahoma Alliance for Animal’s adoption event, Rock & Rescue. More than 100 homeless animals were featured at the event and according to the group’s Facebook page, at least a dozen pets found new homes.

-Lauren Cavagnolo, [email protected]

Top 5 reasons you should attend Woofstock

posted September 4th, 2012 by
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Just in case you weren’t planning on attending Oklahoma Alliance for Animals annual Woofstock event, here are the top five reasons you should rethink that. Make sure to be at the Riverwalk Crossing in Jenks this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

5. Pet vendors and $25 microchipping. Do a little shopping for your furry best friend, and if your dog isn’t microchipped, take advantage of the $25 deal to make sure your buddy can always find his way back home.

4. Ugliest dog contest! Who wouldn’t want to see that? There will also be a cutest puppy contest. Awww.

3. It’s a FREE, family-friendly, pet-friendly event. Bring your family, four-legged members included, out for a day of fun. There will most certainly be something for everyone.

2. You might just find your next best friend. Many area rescue groups will be on site showing off their adoptable animals. Looking to grow your family? You just might find your new fur kid at the Riverwalk.

1. Support Oklahoma Alliance for Animals in its mission to reduce pet overpopulation, promote responsible pet ownership and promote the humane treatment of animals through community collaboration and education. You can learn more about OAA and find out how to volunteer or donate at animalallianceok.org. Better yet, get the info in person at Woofstock!

- Lauren Cavagnolo

Creek County Fires!

posted August 6th, 2012 by
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The Oklahoma Alliance for Animals has created a Facebook page to serve as a central communications point to post information about the displaced pets in the recent Oklahoma fires.  To access this page, please go to:https://www.facebook.com/CreekCountyDisplacedAnimals .  Thank you to the OAA for helping in the face of this local tragedy.