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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2 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

“Stinky is doing absolutely wonderful! He loves to see his brother Tazz, but was a little weary of him at first! He loves to make his biscuits and he loves to be pet!! He is such a lover! He found his favorite part in the home and it’s underneath the kitchen counter! He loves to play (for about 20 seconds) and he loves to eat!! Stink is starting to settle in perfectly”

What a great happy tail! Three cheers for Stinky and his forever family!
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“Stinky is doing absolutely wonderful! He loves to see his brother Tazz, but was a little weary of him at first! He loves to make his biscuits and he loves to be pet!! He is such a lover! He found his favorite part in the home and it’s underneath the kitchen counter! He loves to play (for about 20 seconds) and he loves to eat!! Stink is starting to settle in perfectly” 

What a great happy tail! Three cheers for Stinky and his forever family!Image attachment

19 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Don't miss this promo!! 😀🔥

In celebration of this International Puppy Day, we are offering discounted adoption rates on select pups today (3/23) through Sunday (3/26) here at the Tulsa SPCA! More information is included below. What are you waiting for?? RUN don't walk! 😀

1. Alec (1/2 off)
2. Raphael (1/2 off)
3. Jay Z (1/2 off)
4. Slim Shady (1/2 off)
5. Rhianna (1/2 off)
6. Caraway (1/2 off)
7. Symphony (1/2 off)
8. Periwinkle (1/2 off)
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21 hours ago

Tulsa SPCA

Listen up, hockey fans! Love the Tulsa Oilers, dogs and cats, and having fun? We have the event for you! This Sunday, 3/26, our Mobile Adoption Center will be at Pucks & Paws Night with the Tulsa Oilers at the BOK Center! Doors will open at 3:00 PM. We will be doing a "whack-a-mole" both, but with treats! The goal is for the dog to catch the treat, “players” only have 30 seconds to try and outsmart the pup! No worries if they do not catch it, the “player” will give the treat to the pup after the game is over! Be there or be squared! ...

Listen up, hockey fans! Love the Tulsa Oilers, dogs and cats, and having fun? We have the event for you! This Sunday, 3/26, our Mobile Adoption Center will be at Pucks & Paws Night with the Tulsa Oilers at the BOK Center! Doors will open at 3:00 PM. We will be doing a whack-a-mole both, but with treats! The goal is for the dog to catch the treat, “players” only have 30 seconds to try and outsmart the pup! No worries if they do not catch it, the “player” will give the treat to the pup after the game is over! Be there or be squared!
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