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STATE OF EMERGENCY: Visit covid19.okc.gov for updates and details on the COVID-19 (new coronavirus) emergency proclamation.

We encourage all pet owners to work through any challenges with your pet before giving it up.

We accept owner surrender animals by appointment only. All appointments are scheduled 10-14 days from the date the appointment is made. There are resources available to assist you with keeping your pet in the home or finding alternate placement other than the shelter. Please see our resource list below. Appointments can be made in person at the shelter or by calling 405-297-3100. If no Animal Welfare Representatives are available you may leave a voicemail and you will be contacted within 24 hours.

 Resource List

    • Free spay-neuter services through Community Spay/Neuter Program 313-1469

    • No cost pet food through Pet Food Bank Program 316-3663

    • Free dog house through the Free Doghouse Program 316-3663

    • Low cost spay/neuter services through OK Humane 947-7729, Safe Haven 313-1469 and Best Friends 418-8511

    • Low/no-cost vet care through OK Humane 947-7729 and Safe Haven 313-1469

    • Emergency vet care assistance through Bella Foundation SPCA 866-318-7387

    • Behavior assistance through behavior tip sheets

    • Placement at other organizations OK Humane 286-1229 and Bella Foundation SPCA 866-318-7387

    • Rehoming advice and resources through getyourpet.com, Adopt-a-pet.com and Craigslist, (It's important to ensure you have your pet spayed/neutered prior to using these services)