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Hours and Contact Information

Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter (Map)
3031 N. Erie
Tulsa, OK  74115-2805
Open Daily: 2 - 6 p.m. 
Note: The Shelter is closed the second Wednesday of each month.

NOTE: If you need to surrender a pet or found animal to Tulsa Animal Welfare, please make an appointment by calling (918) 596-7387 between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on any day of the week. Appointments are scheduled from Noon - 4 p.m. daily. Please note, all surrenders are by appointment only.

Pets are more than just animals; they’re our companions, friends, and family members. We understand that sometimes circumstances beyond your control may make it challenging to keep your pet, and we want to assist you in any way we can.

As one of the largest municipal shelters in the region, we strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment for every animal that comes through our doors. However, because of our shelter's crisis capacity, we would like you to consider every alternative to relinquishment and fully utilize the resources we offer before surrendering your pet to a shelter.

We have a list of resources available to assist you with keeping your pet at home or finding an alternate placement. Our goal is to help you resolve any problems you may be experiencing so that you can keep your beloved pet.


Low-Cost or No-Cost Spay and Neuter Services

  • Spay Oklahoma
  • H.E.L.P. Tulsa - Low-cost Vouchers
  • Tulsa SPCA
  • Humane Society of Tulsa

Vaccination Clinics – Low-Cost Vaccines and Preventative Care

  • Tulsa SPCA
  • Southern Agriculture Vet Services
  • Spay Oklahoma

Pet Food Pantries – Temporary Pet Food Assistance

  • Oklahoma Alliance for Animals Pet Food Pantry
  • PAWS Program - Meals on Wheels (Seniors)

Pet Supplies and Resources

  • Free pet tags - Oklahoma Alliance for Animals
  • Free doghouses (when in supply) – Tulsa SPCA and Oklahoma Alliance for Animals
  • Free Tie outs (when in supply) - Oklahoma Alliance for Animals and Tulsa SPCA

If you are unable to keep your pet and need to surrender it, we accept owner-surrendered animals by appointment only. All appointments are scheduled for at least 30 days from the date they are made.

We want you to know that we are here to support you and your pet, and we encourage you to reach out to us if you need any assistance. To make an appointment, you can call (918) 596-7387 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Remember that all surrenders are by appointment only, and we are committed to helping you find the best possible solution for you and your pet.

Service Hours for Animal Welfare Officers
7 Days a Week: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Call (918) 596-8001 to report an animal problem, strays or an animal inflicted injury.

After Hours:
Police non-emergency, (918) 596-9222 to report livestock on streets, animal bites, injured animals, and animal cruelties.

Contact Us
Animal Welfare Officers: (918) 596-8001
Adoptions and Lost Pets: (918) 596-8010
Clinic: (918) 596-8009 (only for animals currently in foster or adopted within the last 2 weeks)
Foster/Rescue: (918) 596-8011
Intake scheduling: (918) 596-7387
Fax: (918) 669-6273

Phone lines are answered Monday - Sunday 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. For additional information on our services please contact us at

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