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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7 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Introducing Tortoise! Tortoise is a year old and weighs 38 lbs. She is excited to tell you that her adoption fee is on a "name your donation" basis this week. Tortoise is spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and current on her parasite prevention medications. She was found as a stray and after nobody claimed her, we starting looking for her a new home. As Tortoise is in foster care, you will need to schedule an appointment to meet her by emailing adoptions@tulsaspca.org.

When animals are fostered, all the supplies they need are provided by the Tulsa SPCA. This includes medication, food, crates, collars, leashes, toys, treats and other necessities. We also use these items for all the animals living at the shelter. If you would like to donate to help offset our daily operational costs, use the button below. Thank you for your generosity!
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Introducing Tortoise! Tortoise is a year old and weighs 38 lbs. She is excited to tell you that her adoption fee is on a name your donation basis this week. Tortoise is spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and current on her parasite prevention medications. She was found as a stray and after nobody claimed her, we starting looking for her a new home. As Tortoise is in foster care, you will need to schedule an appointment to meet her by emailing adoptions@tulsaspca.org. 

When animals are fostered, all the supplies they need are provided by the Tulsa SPCA. This includes medication, food, crates, collars, leashes, toys, treats and other necessities. We also use these items for all the animals living at the shelter. If you would like to donate to help offset our daily operational costs, use the button below. Thank you for your generosity!

23 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

HAPPY TAIL! We are so excited to see Josie (aka Margot) happy and healthy in her new home. She really does love that ball! #tulsaspca #adoptdontshop ...

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Oh my gosh, that’s so adorable!

Maybe he doesn’t like purple lol

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1 day ago

Tulsa SPCA

Clear the Shelters is still going strong, and these dogs and cats are available on a "name your donation" basis this week! The Tulsa SPCA is open tomorrow from 10:30am-8pm (closed 12:30-1:30pm). These furry friends would love to meet you, so stop by and say hello. It's a great time to adopt a pet!

On August 27, all of our dogs and cats will be available on a name your price donation. Get pre-approved to adopt at www.tulsaspca.org/clear-the-shelter/!
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They ALL deserve a loving home

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