TV News Interviews

film reel     We are proud of our staff, and what they constantly do to support our community and their pets. 

Click below to learn what the Networks were covering during all of these interviews.  If there is a specific topic you would like to see covered in the future, send us an email and let us know.  We would be glad to incorporate it into a future interview. 

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Oct-2, 2017, Oklahoma City (News9.com).

Local Business Holds Active Shooter Prevention & Response Classes.  Owner Angel Soriano wants to help Oklahomans concerned about dangerous situations that can happen in the workplace or in mass shootings.  Metro residents can now be prepared for active shooter situations.  A local business owner has teamed with the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security to hold prevention and response classes… 
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Sep-23, 2017, Oklahoma City, OK (Central OK Humane) – This is the story of Roxy, the Blue Pit who won the hearts of everyone that met her.  Holly later adopted her and the two became true heroes.  They are both employed at K9 University as trainers helping dogs with severe behavior issues. God bless them both  😆 

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Apr 19, 2017, Oklahoma City (OKCFOX) – Training man’s best friend to defend your family.

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Training your family pet to be the family defender is very popular nowadays, says Soriano, CEO of K9 University in Oklahoma City.  “These dogs are family pets first, and personal protection second”.  “Do not underestimate their ability, as they are equal to a well-trained ninja”, he warns.

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Search dogs need real human parts to train.Search dogs look for victims even if they already are dead, and it’s important work in Oklahoma. 

Search dog Mya was trained by K9 University to find people, both dead and alive. 

“It’s critically important that we have the body parts to be able to do this work,” said Angel Soriano, with K9 University. 

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  A movie designed to share a dog’s perspective is now accused of animal cruelty.

Wednesday TMZ leaked a video reportedly from the set of the movie ‘A Dog’s Purpose’. The footage appears to show a scared German Shepherd fighting to stay out of rushing water while a trainer forces him in. 

“Once I watched this, it’s a bit sickening,” K-9 University CEO Angel Soriano said.

Later in the video, it appears the dog goes completely under the water. Someone is heard yelling cut, and people rush into the water. The video has sparked a firestorm on social media, some even calling to boycott the movie.

“Without a doubt, it was a very stressed dog, there are much better ways of training a dog to do something. There are many different ways of teaching a dog to do this instead of dropping it into turbulent waters,” Soriano said….

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Nov-24, 2016 Oklahoma (News9) – Oklahoma Volunteers Save Stray Dog
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“She’s pretty level-headed,” said K9 University owner Angel Soriano, “however, she does have extreme fear, and that obviously is something she picked up in the streets.” But the K9U team soon made what turned out to be a critical discovery: Roxy did not fear other dogs. “That was the moment that she…
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Aug-1, 2014, OKLAHOMA (KFOR) – More and more kids are using drugs in Oklahoma.  The concern has parents turning to drug dogs to sniff out their child’s rooms. 

Officials say kids are getting creative and are hiding drugs in places you would never expect.

K9 University says drugs can be hiding in some of the most unlikely places. 

Dogs like Duncan, a German Shepherd, are helping parents find these secret hiding places.

Duncan’s owner, Angel Soriano, has been training drug dogs for decades. Soriano says recently parents and grandparents have been calling him to search their kid’s rooms.  More…

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Mar-25, 2014 Oklahoma City (KFOR). Bass Pro Shops hosting ‘Dog Days’ event with your pet in mind.

If you are looking for something to keep your dog entertained this weekend, head over to Bass Pro Shops. On March 13 and March 14, the store will be hosting the ‘Dog Days Family Event.’ On Saturday, the first 100 dogs and their owners will receive a goodie bag. While you’re at the store, register for a few door prizes, including a GoPro HERO 4 camera and toys for your pet. Also, visitors can microchip their dogs […]

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Angel Soriano, Chairman of the Pet Breeders Board, says the only breeders who should be concerned with the new law are those operating inhumanely. “If you’re running a good operation, if you’re running a clean operation, if you care about what you’re doing, there’s nothing in [the law] that’s offensive.

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Nov-17, 2011 Oklahoma (News9) – Death Threats Made Against Puppy Mill Inspectors
Commercial pet breeder board chairman Angel Soriano can handle the job of saving dogs from so-called puppy mills but says he’s scared for the team’s safety after a threatening phone call was traced from LeFlore County to his office. Board members have been to more than 200 operations across the state…
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May-3, 2009, Oklahoma City.  REI featured K9 University in a video about their services. “We at K9U are very grateful to Rural Enterprises Inc., and Yukon National Bank (Yukon) for all they do to ensure we stay successful in our business”, Soriano said. 

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