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August 18, 2016

Petes Pet Posse Tulsa celebrates National Dog Day

GignacMax, a Pete’s Pet Posse therapy dog, is one of several dogs and handlers who will greet students, faculty and staff in Founders Hall on National Dog Day.

Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa (P3T) will celebrate National Dog Day on Friday, Aug. 26 with dog-shaped donuts, snow cones, a raffle and dog movies all day in Founders Hall.

Two P3T dogs will greet students, faculty and staff in Founders Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., including Max, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever, and handlers Dr. Bill Meek, OSU-CHS professor of anatomy and cell biology, and Sharon Meek; and Blue, a 6-year-old Australian shepherd, and handler Jessica Bradley, OSU-Tulsa career services.

Donuts from Country Donuts will be available from 7-9 a.m. and snow cones from Josh’s Sno Shack from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Founders Hall. Dog-themed movies will be played on screen in Founders Hall. A dog-themed gift basket will be given away in a raffle for donors to P3T. Participants who make a minimum donation to P3T will be entered into a drawing to win one of five Mavis Pearl stuffed animals. Mavis Pearl, an English bulldog and canine celebrity, is an honorary P3T member and goodwill ambassador for local nonprofit Joy in the Cause, an organization dedicated to showing individuals in crisis care and compassion through personal acts of kindness.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to email photos of themselves with their dog to Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa. The photos will be posted to social media sites and those who submit the photos will be identified. For more information, visit the P3T website.



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