Groups hope 500 pets get adopted –

Nancy Nesser lined up shortly before midnight to adopt her new dog, Ringo. He was there — waiting in the middle of the night in a parking lot with a couple hundred other homeless dogs.

Last June, Nancy Nesser adopted Ringo during the the Central Oklahoma Humane Society’s Midnight Woofness adoption marathon.

“I knew I wanted another dachshund, just because I’m crazy about them,” said Nesser, who lives in Oklahoma City. “I have always heard that the wirehair dachshunds are the clowns of the breed.”

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