1530 N. Harrison

Box  #135

 Shawnee, OK 74804


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Shawnee Animal Shelter

Pets at the Shawnee Shelter

Lost Pet, where do I start

Lost Pets

Found Pets

Urgent Notices

Low Income Spay/Neuter locator

Low Income Spay/Neuter contacts

A.R.C Low Income Spay/Neuter Program

Looking For a Good Home

Pet Rescues

Fosters Needed by Individuals

Animal Resource Center, Inc.

Local Veterinarians

Aid Organizations (Help with Spay/Neuter and more)

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

        HSUS Common Poisonous Plants

        HSUS Foods Potentially Poisonous To Pets 

Best Friends Animal Society

Best Friends of Shelter Pets , Oklahoma City

Volunteers for Animal Welfare, Inc.'s

Central Oklahoma Humane Society

Pottawatomie County Humane society



American Kennel Club


About ARC (to include Board Members, By-Laws, and IRS information)

Contact Us

Spay and Neuter - It saves lives -


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ARC is not the Shawnee Animal Shelter, ARC is a non-profit organization that tries to get the pets adopted from the Shawnee Shelter.  If you have questions about a pet, call the Shawnee Shelter 405-878-1531.

To View our adoptable pets that are already vetted, visit our petfinder page.

ALL DONATIONS are used to support our low income spay/neuter program, help with veterinarian bills, provide food to rescues and individuals in need and you can specify which one of these you want to have your donation if you wish.  We do not use paid staff members.   Drop us a note if you want more information: admin@arcshawnee.org   Thank you for making a difference in the community!!!


If you are a low income household in need spay/neuter for your pet please visit our "Low Income Spay/Neuter" page for information.

Severe Weather Season is almost upon us, time to prepare

American Red Cross Prepare Your Home and Family

American Red Cross Prepare Your Home and Family (PETS)

American Red CrossPets and Disaster Safety Checklist

American Red Cross Central Service Center Volunteer News

 Reporting Animal Cruelty/Puppy mills

Oklahoma State Board of Commercial Pet Breeders
1000 N.W. Grand Boulevard, Suite. 140
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118

Please call ODAFF 405-521-3864 for assistance

The Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit
P.O. Box 57678
Oklahoma City, OK 73157-7678
Phone: 405.664.2858
Email: info@petfoodpantryokc.org
Web site: http://petfoodpantryokc.org/

If our web site does not have what you are looking for, try the Animal Resource Center, Inc. at http://www.arcokc.org

If you or someone you know has lost a pet, be sure to contact the local shelter frequently!!!  Also, check out our tips for finding a lost pet.

Please take the time to visit the other pages on our web site.

Adoption saves lives!!!  Spay and neuter saves even more!!!!

Who says shelter dogs don't clean up nice


                    Before                           After   (click for larger image)              


Please help animals by contributing your time, money, or ideas to animal shelters, rescue organizations, and aid foundations.   It takes a lot of these three things to increase the quality of life for the animals and the citizens.  The best part is, everyone can contribute.

ARC Board meetings

We have public board meetings and we welcome anyone who desires to participate or just come by to watch.   Lets work together to make Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, and Oklahoma a better place to live for us and our pets.

When:  Fourth Monday each month, 6PM (we try to keep meetings to 1 hour)

Where: Shawnee City Hall, Commisioners' Chamber.  Enter through the doors on the North side of the building by the Police Department.

The Animal Rescue Center of Shawnee, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) "Not For Profit" organization.  To find out more, go to the About ARC web page.


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