Tiny Paws makes Christmas “Meowy” for Community Kittens

December 3, 2017

“It’s a lot like Christmas here all the time,” says Holly Chapples, founder and director of Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue. “We are surrounded by innocent babies and it’s all about giving, coming together in a […]

Making a Difference

November 9, 2017

Story by Sally Finnegan “The mission of the Cimarron Valley Humane Society is much broader than simply saving dogs and cats,” Angie Higgins of the CVHS said. They dedicate time and resources to improving the […]

For the Birds: Tips for Backyard Chicken Keeping

June 9, 2017

Story by Dana Zook, Northwest Area Extension Livestock Specialist Photos by Todd Johnson These days you don’t have to live on a farm to raise chickens as interest in backyard poultry has increased substantially in […]

Pet snakes slither into Stillwater’s public library Oct. 20

October 6, 2016

(STILLWATER, OKLA. / Oct. 3, 2016) – Staff at OSU’s Avian, Exotic and Zoological Service is encouraging community members to forget about their fear of snakes and instead invite snakes into their homes as pets. […]

Canis Locus Familiaris

April 3, 2011

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Somewhere between ten and fifteen thousand years ago, people first domesticated dogs from the gray wolf.  Some experts believe that people domesticated wolves when humans took in […]