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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: We take dogs on death row who have no other option but euthanasia. We spay/neuter and do any vet work needed before finding loving lifelong homes. We have a tough screening process to make sure dog and family will be happy with each other. Educate the public about the importance of S/N and pay for spay/neuter in dogs owners cannot afford.

Results: Have saved over 6000 dogs in 11 yrs. about 5-600 per year. NO wages paid no administration costs 100% of donations goes to the dogs. One non paid volunteer

Target demographics: Dogs in kill pounds. Who have no other future except us

Direct beneficiaries per year: 600 dogs and 600 families

Community Stories

20 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Kim and sunshine put their heart and soul into saving animals!

1 Holly94

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My family and I have volunteered for events, picked up dogs for Kim and Sunshine, adopted out many and many of dogs, donated and seen how much efforts this rescue puts in day in and day out. Currently, my mother has 3 oksad dogs, my oldest sister has two, my other sister has 1, both of my brothers each have 2 oksad dogs, and my grandparents have 2, and my aunt has 1, and I am about to foster one myself. Each of these dogs have been such large parts of our family, and we love them dearly, along with this rescue group. We continually follow up with this group, and love hearing stories of other families who have also adopted from them.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

This rescue group is one of the most passionate & selfless of its kind. We have rescued 5 dogs total from them (so far) If OKSAD had not stepped in, who knows what would have happened to our now four legged family members. I have been a volunteer and these people don't get the recognition they deserve.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

We adopted our lab mix from this organization and I can't say enough amazing things about them! The women who run the rescue actually live on the same property of the animals so they're able to watch them closely and this is what they do day after day. They treat all of them like their own. The animals receive amazing care and I refer my friends to them when they're looking to adopt. They deserve to receive this opportunity so they can continue to rescue more animals!

Jackey C.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

These volunteers work their booty off 24\7 and Sunshine is so awesone!

1 Vicki76

Volunteer

Rating: 5

These gals work hard to find loving homes for the animals in their rescue. The welfare, happiness and care of the dogs are a priority and it shows. I have volunteered with Sunshine at 2 adoption events and have donated over 3,000 lbs of pet food to support their cause.
These gals mean business when it comes rescuing and finding living homes.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I adopted a schnauzer, Sassy in 2011. She was rescued in Shawnee, almost going to the gas chamber. She has been the best dog ever. She wants to please and makes an excellent watch dog.

Because of the wonderful adoption process of adopting Sassy, I began volunteering at the events. I quickly became aware of the time and money the organization spends on each rescued dog before a dog is ready for adoption. I truly enjoy the opportunity of volunteering at the adoption events. Seeing a happy dog go to a happy family is definitely priceless.

1 Linda234567

Volunteer

Rating: 5

We adopted Elly from OKSAD 6 years ago. Since then I have fostered a few, and volunteer when I am able, at their adoption events. They are super hard working ladies and Sunshine practcally risks her life once in awhile, to rescue! Amazing people! I am constantly in awe! GOd bless them, they are constantly saving!!! 6 Stars in a 5 star review!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

We adopted Elly here 4 years ago. These girls are tireless, rescuing so many dogs, shelters, puppy mills, hoarders, abusers, you name it! When I can, I foster now and then, and when I can, volunteer at adoption events for them. They try very hard to place all their dogs in the best loving homes!

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3 Liza B.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great people doing great things. They have taught me so much with patience.

3 Shannon111

Volunteer

Rating: 5

A few months after losing my dog of 15 years I just felt called to go to a adoption event that included many rescues. I tucked my old dogs picture into my shirt on my heart and knew she would guide me and guide she did.
I found Ok Save a Dog and my sweet Nana there waiting to be adopted. I knew right away she was the one.
Since that day Ok Save a Dog has become like family.
Nana is here sleeping peacefully on her bed and so are the other 3 I've ended up bringing home.
I love Ok Save a Dog, the people who work tirelessly for them and I especially love my dogs.
Shannon Helvey