‘Faithful Man’

Animal Aid of Tulsa’s Longest-Serving Volunteer, Dewey Dean WRITTEN BY: Lauren Cavagnolo The phrase “faithful man” was once used in a write-up to describe Mr. Dewey Dean, a bit of an understatement when you learn he is Animal Aid of Tulsa’s longest serving volunteer. Dean is in his 59th year of service and in the […] read more >

Tulsa SPCA

Pressing on in Trying Times WRITTEN BY: Amy Greene The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses, charities and organizations into a strenuous position. The Tulsa SPCA felt these challenges particularly hard as many longtime donors were laid-off, furloughed or given less hours at work. Some donors faced restricted income that resulted in little to no […] read more >

Joy Running

Lessons on Coping Taught by My Foster Dog Story and photos by Nancy Gallimore Some people knit to relax. Others enjoy a glass of wine. More ambitious types go for a run or maybe lift weights. Me? I scoop poop. Perhaps not the most glamorous of destressing techniques, but when you have a houseful of […] read more >

Conviences for Senior Pet Owners

AT-YOUR-DOOR-SERVICE: The closest thing to an easy button for all your pet’s needs Sixty-seven percent of U.S. households, or about 85 million families, own a pet, according to the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA). And according to the 2019 University of Michigan National poll on Healthy Aging, 55% of […] read more >

Is your pet tired of quarantined selfies with you?

Chance was too, so she went to the professionals! Studio D Photography is offering professional pet photo sessions, hosted by the Tulsa County Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee, to benefit Lawyers Against Pawverty.  Proceeds go to Pause4PawsOK, a local nonprofit that provides short term emergency foster care for pets of individuals impacted by homelessness, mental […] read more >

Moving to a New Home With Pets?

Six Must-Dos by Nick Burton When relocating to a new home includes pets, your move may look a little different. No matter how easygoing your pets may seem, change can be difficult for our animal companions. And moving to a new home and adjusting to all of the new sights, sounds and experiences can take […] read more >

‘The Kittens of the Spider World’

‘THE KITTENS OF THE SPIDER WORLD’ Inside the Growing Subculture of Insect Pet Owners By Heide Brandes Kathy Hendricks pointed at the shelves of little plastic cups that decorate her living room. In each cup, tiny black dots scurried about and crawled along the sides. The cups hold spider babies, specifically jumping spider babies. In […] read more >

The Possum Is Awesome:

Man’s (Solitary) Other Best Friend Story and Photo by Kim Doner Over the years, I’ve lost count of how many people insist they want to turn wildlife into pets (or, worse, they bragged they had done so). The list has been endless: crows, raccoons, squirrels, owls and bunnies are the most common species desired. I […] read more >

Guinea Pig Basics for Owners

Do’s and Don’ts for a happy, healthy guinea pig By Lauren Cavagnolo Whether you bring them into your home or the classroom, guinea pigs—also known as cavies— can make great pets. But for first-time owners, there are some do’s and don’ts to be aware of before making a commitment. Guinea pigs were brought to Europe […] read more >

The Story of ‘Jughead’

Properly disposing of plastic containers can save pet lives                                                                                        By Sherri Goodall Photos Courtesy of Oklahoma Alliance for Animals Look at the picture on the left, then look at the picture on the right. Thankfully, the photo on the right is Jake (aka Jughead) today—a handsome fellow with a loving future and a new name. […] read more >

WELCOME!

TulsaPets Magazine and its companion website TulsaPetsMagazine.com provide Tulsa pet owners with the perspectives of a bi-monthly magazine, the interactive, up-to-the-minute insights of a local news source, and the humane conscience and social media involvement of the Tulsa pet community. Only here will you find a one-step resource for local pet products, services and events as well as adoption and pet care information. All of it is sprinkled with lots of pictures of local pets!