Tulsa Animal Welfare, a division of Working In Neighborhoods, is
the city department responsible for the welfare of animals in our
community. From picking up stray animals, reuniting lost pets with
owners, to finding new homes for unwanted pets, our employees are
dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our animals.
While the Shelter will never replace a good home with a caring
family, we do our best to provide a safe place where animals will
find food, water and a friendly face with a caring hand.
Animal Control Officers enforce the Animal Code found in Title 2
of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Tulsa. These ordinances
include requirements for rabies vaccinations, city licensing and
Cats and dogs not reclaimed by their owners may become available
for adoption after three business days. Animals surrendered to us
by their owners are immediately available.
Many of our animals are featured on PetHarbor.com and
on Petfinder.com and are available for adoption on a first-come,
first-served basis. The cats and dogs featured on our web page are
representative of the many cats and dogs available for
They were available for adoption when posted on our web
page, but we do not guarantee that a cat or dog seen on our
web page will be available to adopt when you arrive at the
shelter. The City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Division does
not reserve cats or dogs for adoption by telephone or email.
You must come to the shelter.
If you're looking for a lost pet, begin
by visiting: www.PetHarbor.com. Enter your zip code, click
on Lost My Pet and select the City of Tulsa Animal
Welfare listing. We also STRONGLY recommend that you visit and walk
through the shelter to see if your pet was picked up by our field
officers or brought in by a concerned individual. You may also look
on the TAW Animal Welfare Lost and Found Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/TulsaAnimalWelfareLostAndFound