Shelters don’t see influx of animals after Christmas

OKC area shelters don’t see an influx of animals after Christmas

BY MATT PATTERSON Modified: January 4, 2013 at 11:53 pm •  Published: January 5, 2013

Catherine English has heard the myth about shelters across the country bracing for an avalanche of unwanted pets given as Christmas gifts.

Only it doesn’t happen that way. English manages the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Center, where the January intake rate of stray pets is what it is most every winter month.

“It’s a little...

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