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.
After a small period of time, animals are available for adoption through the City for a fee which includes cost for food that the animal was given during its time at the shelter, a pet license and a rabies shot, which is provided by a local veterinarian. The Animal Shelter does not spay or neuter animals.
Female Dog or Cat - $41.50
Non-spayed Dog or Cat - $43.00
Male Dog or Cat - $41.50
Non-neutered Dog or Cat - $43.00
Adopting a pet
To adopt a pet, click here to print out the adoption application. Return the application to the cashier’s office at City Hall.
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.)