Thanksgiving Closure: The City of Tulsa Animal
Welfare Shelter at 3031 N. Erie Ave. will be closed Thursday, Nov.
24, but open on Friday, Nov. 25, and on Saturday, Nov. 26, both
from noon to 4 p.m. The following week, the shelter will resume its
usual schedule: closed Sunday, open Monday through Friday from noon
to 6 p.m., and open Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
City of 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
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 Pet Harbor. The cats
and dogs featured on our web page are representative of the many
cats and dogs available for adoption.
Adoptable Cats | Adoptable Dogs |
Other Adoptable Animals
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 following the links
below. 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.
Lost Cats | Lost Dogs | Other Lost Animals