The Tulsa SPCA has been offering our Pets Are Love (PAL) program, grounded in the philosophy and practice of Animal-Assisted Therapy, since the early 1990s. Our volunteers take pre-screened and pre-trained dogs (and, occasionally, cats) for scheduled visits to facilities in the Tulsa area on an ongoing basis. Although our program focuses on nursing homes, we also serve hospital geriatric units and other facilities that care for patients away from their homes and their companion animals. Most skilled nursing facilities are unable to maintain a pet program as part of their service, and many residents, although they can no longer care for them, desperately miss their pets.

We see the value of our PAL program reflected on the faces of the residents and patients we serve every time we arrive. During our stay, our calm and quiet dogs and cats are held, cuddled, and talked to. Studies have shown that such visitations provide emotional outlets for patients, and lead to increased socialization, relaxed mood, and an overall reduction of blood pressure, as well as boosting the general health of the people we serve.

PAL is always seeking volunteers with qualified pets of their own, or volunteers who have received the required training for handling selected dogs and cats from our shelter. We have a waiting list of facilities requesting regular visits, and are limited only by the number of volunteers and therapy dogs we have available to help.

To learn more, please call the Tulsa SPCA at 918-428-7722 and ask to speak to the person in charge of the PAL program.

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9 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Tomorrow is Tuesday and you know what that means! The Tulsa SPCA Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic will be open from 9:30am-3pm (closed 12:30-1pm). First come, first served. Your pets rely on you to keep them healthy. We hope to see you tomorrow to do just that! Services and pricing can be found at tulsaspca.org/low-cost-vaccine-clinic/. ...

Tomorrow is Tuesday and you know what that means! The Tulsa SPCA Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic will be open from 9:30am-3pm (closed 12:30-1pm). First come, first served. Your pets rely on you to keep them healthy. We hope to see you tomorrow to do just that! Services and pricing can be found at https://tulsaspca.org/low-cost-vaccine-clinic/.

14 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

TULSA SPCA CAT OF THE WEEK! Last week, we introduced you to Macy. This week, we invite you to meet Chloe, Macy's best friend. We would love for the two of them to go home together and since Chloe is six years old, she can be adopted on a "name your price adoption fee" basis! Chloe and Macy would be so grateful to be adopted together. You can inquire about both of them at tulsaspca.org/adoptable-cats. #tulsaspca #catoftheweek #adoptdontshop ...

TULSA SPCA CAT OF THE WEEK! Last week, we introduced you to Macy. This week, we invite you to meet Chloe, Macys best friend. We would love for the two of them to go home together and since Chloe is six years old, she can be adopted on a name your price adoption fee basis! Chloe and Macy would be so grateful to be adopted together. You can inquire about both of them at tulsaspca.org/adoptable-cats. #tulsaspca #catoftheweek #adoptdontshop

15 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

WE NEED COLLARS! We try to make sure every dog that comes to our rescue gets their own brand new collar & leash, and it's time for us to stock up. We need about 100 collars.

Canis Gear has very good quality fabric Martingale Collars (they make it much harder for a foster dog to back out of a collar and get loose). Adjustable Collars are available for about $3 per collar, sold in packs of 10. We have the greatest need for size Medium & Large. VISIT CANIS GEAR STORE at canisgear.com/collections/all and scroll down to the Martingale section. We prefer green, but if they are sold out, we can use other colors!

USE CODE 2020 AT CHECKOUT FOR FREE SHIPPING. Our Shipping Address is: 3000 Mohawk Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74110. We cannot thank you enough for your support!
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WE NEED COLLARS! We try to make sure every dog that comes to our rescue gets their own brand new collar & leash, and its time for us to stock up. We need about 100 collars. 

Canis Gear has very good quality fabric Martingale Collars (they make it much harder for a foster dog to back out of a collar and get loose). Adjustable Collars are available for about $3 per collar, sold in packs of 10. We have the greatest need for size Medium & Large. VISIT CANIS GEAR STORE at https://canisgear.com/collections/all and scroll down to the Martingale section. We prefer green, but if they are sold out, we can use other colors!

USE CODE 2020 AT CHECKOUT FOR FREE SHIPPING. Our Shipping Address is: 3000 Mohawk Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74110. We cannot thank you enough for your support!

Comment on Facebook WE NEED COLLARS! We ...

Ordered some for you. Thank you for helping all those doggies. 🐢 πŸ’œ

10 large green collars are on there way πŸ’•

10 medium and 10 large heading your way!

Sent you an order! Thank you for the work you do!

What leashes do you get and do they match the collars? When I do it I would like to do both collar and leash.

Aww Miss Cookie!

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