Over 150 Pets Find Homes At Free Adoption Day In Oklahoma City - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Over 150 Pets Find Homes At Free Adoption Day In Oklahoma City

Posted: Updated:
Hundreds turned out for the chance to make a new best friend Saturday. Hundreds turned out for the chance to make a new best friend Saturday.
The best way to cut down on homeless pets is by spaying and neutering them. The best way to cut down on homeless pets is by spaying and neutering them.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Rain and howling winds couldn't stop hundreds of animal lovers who stood in line to get their hands on a new best friend at the Central Oklahoma Humane Society Saturday.

It was all part of Free Adoption day.

The line wrapped around the building, and nobody seemed to mind the weather. The first woman in line actually got to the Humane Society's adoption center at 5:30 in the morning.

The doors didn't open until 11 a.m.

Organizers at the Central Oklahoma Humane Society say this was the biggest turn-out they've ever seen. They adopted out 152 animals.

"Oklahoma City is over-populated," said Amy Schrodes of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society.

"I mean there are so many animals that don't have homes already in our community so we want to make pet adoption fun. We have really, really amazing dogs every single day of the week, but sometimes it takes an event like this where you see them all together."

The biggest way organizers say you can help reduce the homeless animal population is to make sure they get spayed and neutered.

Learn more about the Central Oklahoma Humane Society.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.