100 Years and Counting…

1913

The Tulsa Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is founded by a group of Tulsa citizens concerned about homeless dogs and cats who also wanted to protect against abuse of draft animals used to do heavy work on farms, in mines and on oil fields.

1931

The structure that houses the current shelter was built.

1946

The land where the current shelter and facilities reside was donated by H.O. McClure, the founding president of the Fourth National Bank of Tulsa.

1949

The Tulsa SPCA was incorporated as a non-profit organization and since that time has been governed by a board of directors.

1987-1988

Milly Finley joined the board, began the estate planning drive, and ushered in a new era of volunteer recruitment, forward-thinking strategy, and building repair and maintenance.

A new roof was put on the current building.

1989

The Tulsa SPCA Auxiliary was formed when volunteers were needed to work the booth at the Tulsa State Fair.

1991

Hired a cruelty investigator, the first and only in Oklahoma.

1992

The foster pet, pet therapy and dog training programs were developed.

1993

A new van was purchased from an insurance policy left to the Tulsa SPCA.

Used vet equipment was purchased and a new vet program was developed.

1994

The current vet clinic was built and parking lot was paved.

2005

The Mobile Adoption Center was launched.

2013                                                                                                                       

Tulsa SPCA celebrates its 100th anniversary!

2017

Milestone! More than 1,000 animals adopted this year.

2018

Our mission is updated: Our mission is to improve the lives of dogs and cats, and their human companions.

Remodeled Cattery opens in original shelter building with separate kitten and cats rooms – a new best practice.

Coalition for Tulsa Pets is established to combine efforts of Tulsa Animal Welfare, Humane Society of Tulsa and the Tulsa SPCA in an effort to increase the region’s live release rate. Coalition receives $715,000 grant from WaterShed Animal Fund.

Construction begins for new 7,000 sq. ft. clinic. It is scheduled to open Summer 2019.

SPCA News

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16 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Sweet, little Selena is two months old and is asking for your help. The Tulsa SPCA is in need of dry dog food that we will use to assist members of the Tulsa community who need our help nourishing their pets. Our pantry is almost empty! If you would like to help, use our AmazonSmile wish list at smile.amazon.com/gp/clpf/ref=smi_se_clpf_rd_clpf and have it delivered to 3000 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74110 or drop it off in person at the same address Monday-Friday between 9am-4pm. We greatly appreciate your help! ...

Sweet, little Selena is two months old and is asking for your help. The Tulsa SPCA is in need of dry dog food that we will use to assist members of the Tulsa community who need our help nourishing their pets. Our pantry is almost empty! If you would like to help, use our AmazonSmile wish list at https://smile.amazon.com/gp/clpf/ref=smi_se_clpf_rd_clpf and have it delivered to 3000 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74110 or drop it off in person at the same address Monday-Friday between 9am-4pm. We greatly appreciate your help!

22 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Macy is 11 years young and hoping to find her forever home soon. She has been spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and is current on her parasite prevention medications. If you are interested in adopting this lovely lady, visit tulsaspca.org/adoptable-cats. ...

Macy is 11 years young and hoping to find her forever home soon. She has been spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and is current on her parasite prevention medications. If you are interested in adopting this lovely lady, visit tulsaspca.org/adoptable-cats.
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