Animal Control

The City of Tahlequah Animal Shelter provides a service to city residents by picking up dogs, cats and other animals that are at large, creating a nuisance or danger to the public. 

Animal Control officers are also available to remove deceased animals on roadways.

Pet Adoption

After a small period of time, animals are available for adoption through the City for a fee which includes cost for food, pet license and rabies shot. (Adoption only)

  • Female Dog or Cat (Spayed) - $41.50
  • Non-spayed Dog or Cat - $43.00
  • Male Dog or Cat (Neutered) - $41.50
  • Non-neutered Dog or Cat - $43.00


Recovery of lost pets 

  • Owner must provide proof of rabies shot and City pet license
  • Boarding fee- $30

(Without rabies shot verification a $10 shot fee will be assessed.)

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  1. Animal Control


    Physical Address
    1150 Woodard Ave.
    Tahlequah, OK 74464

    Phone: 918-456-1241

  2. Glyn Ryals

    Animal Control
    Phone: 918-822-7719