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Rooting for the Underdogs: Oklahoma pair start new animal rescue group

Life Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

Oklahoma City-area residents Meike Parker and Jared White have started The Underdogs Rescue Inc., an organization that seeks to reunite lost pets with their owners and to find caring homes for abandoned animals.

Oklahoman Articles

  • Dogs really do get jealous, scientists say

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Ever feel like your dog was jealous when you played with another pooch, Today asks? It might not have been your imagination, according to a new study. The object of jealousy: a stuffed dog that barked and wagged its tail. Researchers compared how dogs reacted to their owners petting the faux...

  • Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues


    CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abandoned equines, a trend that began during the recession. Although hundreds of nonprofits nationwide care for thousands of horses, resources...

  • Oklahoma City metro-area briefs

    Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City metro-area briefs for July 23.

  • Family inspires Oklahoma teacher's dedication to education, service

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Deer Creek Middle School teacher Leif Francel has done volunteer work around the globe, and his sister Elise is following his footsteps.

  • Schumer: Let pharmacies fill pet prescriptions

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says Sunday that he's working with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on...


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