Adopt a pet: True love is in the eyes of a rescue animal

Editor's note: Please contact area shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted hours of operation or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 405-789-3431.

Central Oklahoma Humane Society Center: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, 7500 N Western Ave., 405-286-1229.

Dr. Jekyll is a 3 year old Staffordshire terrier mix. He acts like a wild man in his kennel but is very sweet and playful out of it. He loves to play with most other dogs and loves to go for walks and just hang out. To meet Dr. Jekyll, call 405-216-7615 or visit the Edmond Animal Shelter 2424 Old Timbers Drive.
Dr. Jekyll is a 3 year old Staffordshire terrier mix. He acts like a wild man in his kennel but is very sweet and playful out of it. He loves to play with most other dogs and loves to go for walks and just hang out. To meet Dr. Jekyll, call 405-216-7615 or visit the Edmond Animal Shelter 2424 Old Timbers Drive.

Edmond Animal Welfare Shelter: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays. 2424 Old Timbers Drive, 405-216-7615.

El Reno Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 2400 Spur Lane, 405-262-8883.

Free to Live: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed Wednesdays. Four miles north of Waterloo Road on Western Avenue, 405-282-8617, or www.freetoliveok.org.

Midwest City Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 7221 NE 36, 405-427-6640, or www.midwestcityok.org.

Trace is a black medium-size chow chow/boxer mix that is about a year and a half old. He loves to go for walks and is more comfortable with older folks. He plays in the yard with other dogs and is better with female or non-threatening male dogs. To meet Trace, call 405-216-7615 or visit the Edmond Animal Shelter 2424 Old Timbers Drive.
Trace is a black medium-size chow chow/boxer mix that is about a year and a half old. He loves to go for walks and is more comfortable with older folks. He plays in the yard with other dogs and is better with female or non-threatening male dogs. To meet Trace, call 405-216-7615 or visit the Edmond Animal Shelter 2424 Old Timbers Drive.

Moore Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 4000 S Interstate 35 Service Road, 405-793-5190.

Mustang Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 520 SW 59, 405-376-4474.

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare: The shelter is open from noon to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week at 2811 SE 29. For more information, go to www.okc.petfinder.com and www.okc.gov.

Pets and People Humane Society: Noon to 5:30 p.m. daily for adoptions, 701 Inla Ave., Yukon, 405-350-7387, www.petsandpeople.com.

Illinois, ID #399107, came in as a stray and nobody to reclaim her. This 1-year-old, 73-pound German shepherd mix is a gentle dog with lots of charm. She loves dogs and people. Illinois needs to gain about 10 pounds. She has won the hearts of the staff and volunteers and gets lots of love and attention but hopes to be in her forever home before the holidays begin. To meet Illinois, go to the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter at 2811 SE 29 or go online to www.okc.gov or www.okc.petfinder.com.
Illinois, ID #399107, came in as a stray and nobody to reclaim her. This 1-year-old, 73-pound German shepherd mix is a gentle dog with lots of charm. She loves dogs and people. Illinois needs to gain about 10 pounds. She has won the hearts of the staff and volunteers and gets lots of love and attention but hopes to be in her forever home before the holidays begin. To meet Illinois, go to the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter at 2811 SE 29 or go online to www.okc.gov or www.okc.petfinder.com.

The Village Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 1701 NW 115. Call 405-751-0493 before visiting shelter.

Warr Acres Animal Shelter: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 405-789-9025.

Yukon Animal Shelter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 501 Ash Ave., 405-354-6312.

This article originally appeared on Oklahoman: Dogs and cats are available for adoption at OKC-area animal shelters