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A Few Of Our Recent Stories

When NOT to Save a Wild Animal

When NOT to Save a Wild Animal

The woman was frantic, a bit muddy, and carrying an injured duckling. She arrived that way at Anderson Humane’s wildlife intake, hoping they could mend the animal. When the staff asked what had...

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Eleven Pounds of Joy

Eleven Pounds of Joy

Before each visit, Amy bathes Coco, her 11-year-old shorkie (a yorkie and shitzu mix), and puts a little red bandana around her neck. Coco excitedly spins in a circle a few times, and then she’s...

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The Moving Source of Our Adoptables

The Moving Source of Our Adoptables

In the early dark hours of a Sunday morning, when most of Checotah, Oklahoma was still asleep, the parking lot at Happy Paws Animal Shelter was abuzz. People in Happy Paws and Anderson Humane...

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For the Love of Roxy and Leo

For the Love of Roxy and Leo

Toni first interacted with Anderson Humane during a really rough season in her life. It was 2016 and Roxy, the 12-year-old Chihuahua who had been Toni’s best friend since she was in the sixth grade,...

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The 7-Year-Old Saving Dogs with Lemonade

The 7-Year-Old Saving Dogs with Lemonade

When Eleanor decided to run a lemonade stand this summer, she had no idea how far the project would take her. Her initial plan was simple and admirable: Every week she would sell lemonade in front...

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From Envigo Lab to Loving Home

From Envigo Lab to Loving Home

Stacey had no idea what her new beagle looked like until she’d made the nearly one hour drive home with him. “He was curled so tight in a ball at the back of the crate,” she said. “He was...

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Passing On Joy Through Fostering

Passing On Joy Through Fostering

It was too soon. Maureen had lost her beloved cat, Kat, to kidney failure and went to find a new one at Anderson Humane’s main shelter. “I couldn’t find a cat I liked,” she said, realizing now that...

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