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

Cuddle up with your furry friend and join us from the comfort of your home for Pranks and Paws Trivia Night on Saturday, April 17 at 7pm. Enjoy a fun-filled night of trivia with your friends while supporting homeless dogs and cats in Tulsa! Complete with a live auction, silent auction, wine and restaurant pull + lots of fun, this could be just what you need to rejuvenate yourself after a long week at work! Register at tulsaspca.org/trivia-night/. We hope to see you and your team there...virtually, of course. ...

Cuddle up with your furry friend and join us from the comfort of your home for Pranks and Paws Trivia Night on Saturday, April 17 at 7pm. Enjoy a fun-filled night of trivia with your friends while supporting homeless dogs and cats in Tulsa! Complete with a live auction, silent auction, wine and restaurant pull + lots of fun, this could be just what you need to rejuvenate yourself after a long week at work! Register at https://tulsaspca.org/trivia-night/. We hope to see you and your team there...virtually, of course.

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The link takes you to a Pet Enrichment page, not registration.

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5 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Last month our rescue partner OAA was alerted to an animal neglect situation where over 70 dogs were living in mostly outdoor enclosures without access to enough food or adequate shelter. Some dogs were tethered to trees, other's ran the entire property and most were in small enclosures with other dogs. Many dogs were brought into our care and Aries was one of them! Living outside with very limited human interaction is no way for such a cutie to spend her time and she's thankful to now be spayed, vaccinated and ready for adoption into a loving home! Aries is looking for a patient and understanding home with another friendly dog already in it, and no children present.

Survivors of inhumane boarding situations like this often face a unique set of issues. Potty training can take time, and these dogs are all very fearful of strangers, new environments, and being leashed.

The adjustment period post adoption can take months. The dog you bring home today will not be the dog you have in your home 6 months down the line. This can make it difficult for us to match you with the perfect dog for your home but being a part of that dramatic and positive change can be a deeply rewarding experience, and there are many resources to help you help them. These dogs deserve the best after so many years of inhumane housing and treatment! If you are interested in adopting Aries and giving her the life she was meant to have, visit tulsaspca.org/adoptable-dogs.
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Last month our rescue partner OAA was alerted to an animal neglect situation where over 70 dogs were living in mostly outdoor enclosures without access to enough food or adequate shelter. Some dogs were tethered to trees, others ran the entire property and most were in small enclosures with other dogs. Many dogs were brought into our care and Aries was one of them! Living outside with very limited human interaction is no way for such a cutie to spend her time and shes thankful to now be spayed, vaccinated and ready for adoption into a loving home! Aries is looking for a patient and understanding home with another friendly dog already in it, and no children present.

Survivors of inhumane boarding situations like this often face a unique set of issues. Potty training can take time, and these dogs are all very fearful of strangers, new environments, and being leashed.

The adjustment period post adoption can take months. The dog you bring home today will not be the dog you have in your home 6 months down the line. This can make it difficult for us to match you with the perfect dog for your home but being a part of that dramatic and positive change can be a deeply rewarding experience, and there are many resources to help you help them. These dogs deserve the best after so many years of inhumane housing and treatment! If you are interested in adopting Aries and giving her the life she was meant to have, visit tulsaspca.org/adoptable-dogs.

19 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

DRY DOG FOOD NEEDED! Covid-19 recipients and cold weather needs have depleted a vast majority of our dry dog food supplies. We take great pride is helping members of the Tulsa community when they need it most. Last year, we distributed over 40,000 pounds of dog food. We would appreciate donations of dry dog food to help us continue aiding those who have fallen on hard times. Sometimes the Tulsa SPCA providing food is the difference between keeping a pet at home or surrendering it to a shelter. Donated food can be ordered online and delivered to Tulsa SPCA, 3000 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74110 or dropped off at the same address between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. We appreciate all your help as we continue to help our neighbors! ...

DRY DOG FOOD NEEDED! Covid-19 recipients and cold weather needs have depleted a vast majority of our dry dog food supplies. We take great pride is helping members of the Tulsa community when they need it most. Last year, we distributed over 40,000 pounds of dog food. We would appreciate donations of dry dog food to help us continue aiding those who have fallen on hard times. Sometimes the Tulsa SPCA providing food is the difference between keeping a pet at home or surrendering it to a shelter. Donated food can be ordered online and delivered to Tulsa SPCA, 3000 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74110 or dropped off at the same address between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. We appreciate all your help as we continue to help our neighbors!

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Do you take opened bags? Recently had to switch my dog to prescription food.

How harmful would it be to change dog food? Have always fed pedigree, but budget on unemployment is changing that

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Ordered from Amazon! Thank you for service.

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