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.

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2 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

SAVE THE DATE! Papa John's is partnering with the Tulsa SPCA during the month of March. Use code TULSASPCA when you order and you'll receive 30% off your purchase. AND, Papa John's will donate 10% of your order to the Tulsa SPCA! It is truly a win-win for everyone. Mark your calendars and eat Papa John's in March! ...

SAVE THE DATE! Papa Johns is partnering with the Tulsa SPCA during the month of March. Use code TULSASPCA when you order and youll receive 30% off your purchase. AND, Papa Johns will donate 10% of your order to the Tulsa SPCA! It is truly a win-win for everyone. Mark your calendars and eat Papa Johns in March!

7 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

TULSA SPCA DOG OF THE WEEK! Roxie with the stellar eyes was surrendered through no fault of her own. Left in a backyard for much of the day (even though she is house trained), Roxie was prone to escaping the fence in search of people and things to do. Roxie's last home had no complaints about her behavior indoors, and she will stay in a fenced yard so long as she is getting proper attention and enrichment from her family. One of a kind, she knows her worth and prefers to be the only dog in your life!

Roxie is about 3 years old and has been spayed, vaccinated, heart worm tested (negative), microchipped, and is current on parasite prevention. Ask to meet her at Tulsa SPCA. Her adoption fee is 50% off this week as Dog of the Week! #tulsaspca #dogoftheweek #adoptdontshop #roxie
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TULSA SPCA DOG OF THE WEEK! Roxie with the stellar eyes was surrendered through no fault of her own. Left in a backyard for much of the day (even though she is house trained), Roxie was prone to escaping the fence in search of people and things to do. Roxies last home had no complaints about her behavior indoors, and she will stay in a fenced yard so long as she is getting proper attention and enrichment from her family. One of a kind, she knows her worth and prefers to be the only dog in your life!

Roxie is about 3 years old and has been spayed, vaccinated, heart worm tested (negative), microchipped, and is current on parasite prevention. Ask to meet her at Tulsa SPCA. Her adoption fee is 50% off this week as Dog of the Week! #tulsaspca #dogoftheweek #adoptdontshop #roxie

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8 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

TULSA SPCA CAT OF THE WEEK! Hook is looking for his forever home, and we hope he finds it this week! His adoption fee is 50% off through Sunday as Cat of the Week! Come out and meet Hook and his other kitty cat friends at the Tulsa SPCA! #catoftheweek #tulsaspca #adoptdontshop #hook ...

TULSA SPCA CAT OF THE WEEK! Hook is looking for his forever home, and we hope he finds it this week! His adoption fee is 50% off through Sunday as Cat of the Week! Come out and meet Hook and his other kitty cat friends at the Tulsa SPCA! #catoftheweek #tulsaspca #adoptdontshop #hook
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