Animals face euthanasia due to overcrowded shelters in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Animal Welfare and the Oklahoma Alliance for Animals are working together to spread awareness about the urgent need for dog adoptions in Green Country.

It’s an effort from the organizations to avoid euthanasia for space.

Dogs are available for adoption from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day, at Tulsa Animal Welfare’s facility on N. Erie Avenue. There are highly adoptable dogs of all sizes and breeds.

“Euthanasia is a very real threat if we can’t get some of these dogs into homes,” says Erin Shackelford, Executive Director with OAA. “Our city animal shelter is bursting at the seams with healthy, adoptable dogs of all breeds and sizes, and they are struggling. They need the community to come out, adopt, and save a life.”

If you can’t adopt, fostering is an option.

The announcement comes as the Humane Society of Tulsa prepares to welcome 200 rescued beagles from a facility in Virginia.