UPDATE: Helping Pets In The Tornado Aftermath

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 12:12 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- While many people are picking up the pieces after Tuesday's tornadoes, making sure all of their families members are safe is priority. For many Oklahoma families this includes their pets.

Pet Memories is offering free cremation services to anyone that has lost a pet in the tornadoes. They are offering other services such as: transporting or recovery of deceased pets anywhere in the areas that were affected in Yukon, El Reno, Piedmont, Chickasha, Canton and others. If they need shelter for live pets, they can provide temporary housing as well.
Call 405-840-0800

Piedmont Animal Services has many displaced and wounded dogs. More are being brought in and workers will be there for several more hours. If anyone in that area is missing a pet they can call the shelter at 373-3777.

Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak

In Canadian County, Evergreen Place Rescue was flattened from a tornado. It's located at 14400 N. Banner Road in Yukon. The facility ran a pet cremation service and a senior cat and dog rescue and sanctuary.

The kennels, home and offices are destroyed. There are a lot of deceased pets, pets missing and pets in critical condition that have been taken to Neel's Emergency Clinic.

If you need help with a displaced pet or would like to help displaced and injured pets, donations can be dropped off at:

A-1 Emporium
9417 N. May Avenue
OKC 73120

The Fluffy Puppy
320 N. Broadway Street
Moore, OK
(405) 759-3223

Mann's Best Friend
10700 South Pennsylvania, Suite 24
Oklahoma City, OK 73170
Phone: (405) 703-3838

The Paw Spa
Contact Brandy or Joe 265-0728

A Chip-In has also been started to raise funds for Evergreen Place and the Guthrie Animal Shelter.