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Annual membership meeting -- Thursday January 14th, 2021

Our Annual membership meeting will be held on Jan. 14, 2021 at the Oklahoma Room at 603 Gary Blvd. in Clinton, OK. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. Board of Directors terms will be renewed and an update on the past years activity will be presented. You must be a paid member to vote in the board elections. Masks will be required. No refreshments will be served this year.

Adoptions by appointment only -- Saturday August 8th, 2020

The shelter continues to be closed to the public due to COVID risks. We do make individual appointments for adoptions if you would like to meet a certain dog/cat. Click on the Forms/Applications link in the left column and fill out an adoption application for the animal you are interested in. This is not a binding contract but gives us the information we need to contact you for an appointment. We will contact you by email to set up a time that is convenient for you.

End of year update -- Thursday November 9th, 2017

We did it! We celebrated the completion of our new shelter this year! Read our end of year update letter located on the HOME page.

Look at our animal list -- Wednesday October 4th, 2017

We have changes in our available animals every few days. We have been finding homes for cats and kittens this past week and two of the dogs are in the process of being adopted. There are also rescued animals staying in temporary care until we have space for them in the shelter. The more we can find homes for, the more we can save! Click the "Animals" link on the left column to view all animals.

Volunteer training scheduled -- Wednesday September 13th, 2017

The next volunteer training day has been scheduled for Sept. 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the shelter. PLEASE fill out a volunteer application - located on the Forms/Applications page. This will make your check-in faster! Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email with more information. Email questions to okfflas@gmail.com

Volunteer scheduling site -- Tuesday July 11th, 2017

For all trained volunteers that have registered on the YourVolunteers site and are having trouble navigating, here is an instruction sheet for you. Copy and paste this link into your browser. http://www.okfflas.org/info/file?file=23518.pdf

Volunteer training -- Friday July 7th, 2017

A volunteer training class has been scheduled for Sunday, July 16 at 1:00 pm at the shelter. The first half of training will be at 1:00 pm and should last about one hour. The second half begins at 2:00 pm and should take about 2 hours. If you have done some of your training, you only need to attend the part you need. If you are just beginning training please be there at 1:00 pm. Bring your friends! Dogs have been moving into the shelter so it is important for everyone to complete volunteer training during this next class. Thank you again for your support. We couldn’t help the number of animals we do without you!

Scheduling volunteers -- Saturday July 1st, 2017

The webpage Yourvolunteers.com will be used to schedule volunteers for work shifts. Copy and paste this link in your web browser to REGISTER for the site so you can schedule yourself to work at the shelter. http://y-v.us?icbc16lfk2mx39wtp3sngq4xpffmmr24

You've got mail! -- Friday June 30th, 2017

Did you get your email? We sent emails to all volunteers who have completed training. Did you get it? We were hoping to move animals to the shelter next week. To do this we have 28 shifts that need to be filled. Two hour shifts each morning and each evening. BUT WE NEED YOU TO DO THIS! Check your inbox, your spam folder, add us to your safe list, or send us an email. We only received a few replies to our email to see if you were ready to start helping animals. If you have not completed training we will schedule another training soon. If you have not filled out a volunteer application yet click the forms/app link on the left side of this page.

Volunteer opportunities begin soon! -- Tuesday June 27th, 2017

Watch your email for information about when animals will be moving into the shelter. We are going to need your help soon! All volunteers must have completed training to work with animals.

Volunteer training -- Sunday June 25th, 2017

Volunteer training will be held on Sunday, 6-25-17. Training will be at the shelter at 290 W Commerce in Clinton. Training hours are 2-4 pm. All volunteers must have training before working with animals.

Volunteer training -- Sunday June 11th, 2017

Our first volunteer training is today. Training will be at the shelter at 290 W Commerce in Clinton. Training hours are 2-4pm. All volunteers must have training before working with animals. If you can't make it today there will be another session June 25th.

Girl Scouts volunteer at shelter -- Saturday June 10th, 2017

Friends for Life was privileged on Saturday to have Girl Scout Troop 510 come to our Open House to tour and help the shelter. Their project was to make devices used for watering trees and shrubbery. They recycled kitty litter containers w/holes drilled in the bottom, put gravel in them for weight and personalized them with markers. Thanks Troop 510, you are awesome!

Volunteer training -- Sunday June 4th, 2017

The first two volunteer training days have been scheduled for this month! You MUST fill out a volunteer application - located on the Forms/Applications page to volunteer. Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email with more information. Email questions to okfflas@gmail.com

Volunteer opportunities begin soon! -- Friday May 12th, 2017

Opening day is coming soon and we will be depending on our volunteers to help! Watch our volunteer video located on our home page. Fill out a volunteer application located on the forms page.

Opening is near! -- Saturday May 6th, 2017

We are in the countdown to opening! Still have a few inspections to be done and we can pick a grand opening date!!! We do have some items we still need. Can you help with any of these? Lawn mower, towels, dog beds, dog bowls, hot plate, leashes, plastic buckets, brooms and dust pans, cat litter trays and litter, cleaning supplies, shovel and rake, water hoses, wheel barrow, cleaning supplies. email okfflas@gmail.com with questions.

Thanks! -- Sunday April 30th, 2017

A big THANK YOU to The Principles of Advertising class at SWOSU! They recently hosted a fundraiser to benefit Friends For Life. Enough money was raised to purchase a small refrigerator for us to store medical supplies in.

Amazon shopping -- Wednesday February 15th, 2017

Are you an Amazon shopper? You can help us! When shopping on Amazon, start at smile.amazon.com. Then pick Friends for Life Animal Sanctuary (Location: Weatherford, OK) as your charity. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to us!

Snip & Stitch begins 2017 -- Tuesday February 7th, 2017

Saturday, February 4, Project Snip & Stitch by Friends for Life held its 1st clinic of 2017. This begins the 4th year of Snipping away at pet overpopulation, one Stitch at a time. There were 31 canines and 16 felines altered, for a total of 47 pets. After only 37 months of operation Snip & Stitch has altered 1,288 pets!

Amazon wish list -- Monday February 6th, 2017

We have a new wish list on Amazon! We are getting close to opening and really could use some kennel items - bowls, buckets, beds and hoses. https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/242PJBRGLIQGD/ref=nav_wishlist_lists_1

New form added -- Wednesday January 25th, 2017

Our volunteer application has been added to our website. Click on Forms/Applications located on the left hand navigation column to view.
290 W Commerce •  Clinton, OK 73601  •  (877) 653-3527 •  okfflas [ at ] gmail.com