Welcome to Small Paws® Rescue Inc.

Each breed has a rescue organization for their breed. Small Paws is the largest breed rescue in the country, with over 800 volunteers and over 6000 members in 26 countries.

Small Paws has rescued over 10,000 Bichons in the past 16 years from across the country.

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The 2015 Small Paws Blanketeer's Quilt is queen sized, measuring 90" x 102". It is in beautiful shades of black, cream, and grey.

It comes with two matching pillow cases. Tickets for the drawing are $5.00 each. The drawing will be held at our noon picnic, at the Oklahoma Bash, on October 17, 2015. You do not need to be present to win! And, if you do win, your quilt will be shipped to you!

Purchase The 2015 SPR Blanketeer's Official Quilt Tickets Here for $5.00 each.

 The drawing will be held at our noon picnic, on October 17, 2015, at the Oklahoma Bash. You do NOT have to be present to win. And, if you do win, your quilt will be shipped to you! Our goal is to raise $5000.00 for the Bichons.

The Blanketeer's
are the ones who make the little quilts and send them to each of the newly adopted Bichons. They buy the materials with their own funds. Please support their work by purchasing as many tickets as you can afford, to help these Bichons in need.

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You are all invited!
Take some time to enjoy old friends, make new ones, and spend an Autumn weekend with your Bichons, under darkness of October skies, in one of the most beautiful settings in the State of Oklahoma.

It's that time of year again! The 2015 Okie Bash is Coming!

The 17th Annual Small Paws Rescue Oklahoma Bash in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be held on the weekend

of October 16 and October 17, 2015. Friday and Saturday nights!

Please hurry and make your reservations!! Call 918-425-2112

(Also, please, and this is VERY important,  R.S.V.P. to Bonnie at bonnie@smallpawsrescue.org)

The Oklahoma Bash is only ten weeks away!)

The sleeping room rate, including two continental breakfasts per room is $104.00 for all rooms.

(If you want a King room, you should call A.S.A.P. in order to try to get one of the remaining King rooms!)

Meal rates are listed below!

(Click Here to See Pictures and Videos of the 2010 Small Paws Rescue

Oklahoma Bichon Bash!)

(Click Here to See Pictures and Videos of the 2011 Small Paws Rescue Oklahoma Bichon Bash!)

(Click Here to See Pictures and Videos of the 2012 Small Paws Rescue Oklahoma Bichon Bash!)

(Scroll down for the  "You Betcha I'm Coming In Early!" Itinerary!)

You may also reserve Thursday night for the same price of $104.00 if you want to come in early!

This is how to make your reservations for sleeping rooms in the bungalows at the beautiful Post Oak Lodge!!

Make your reservations now!! Call 918-425-2112

Post Oak Lodge
5323 West 31st. Street North
Tulsa, OK 74127

Tell them you are with Small Paws Rescue.

All of the reservations need to go through the front desk. .

The front desk can be reached 24 hours a day at 918-425-2112

The lobby of the main lodge.

The Path to The Bungalows

A porch and gathering place of one of the bungalows. Have your coffee out here!

Autumn colors abound!

See event and menu pricing below. Room pricing is as follows:

See More Photos of the Beautiful Accommodations!

This is one of the sleeping rooms. High thread count linens and down comforters. High speed internet in the rooms, as well as cable TV.

The room rate, including two continental breakfasts per room is $104.00 for all rooms, including a continental breakfast for two.

One of the sleeping rooms with two beds.

There are eight total bungalows. Each bungalow has it's own living room, dining room, a kitchen with fridge and microwave.

The two large bungalows have 10 sleeping rooms upstairs and 8 sleeping rooms downstairs.

All in all there are 60 sleeping rooms there on site.
Each sleeping room has a TV and there is a big screen flat screen TV in the living room of each bungalow.

Yes, you can share a room with two queen sized beds with a friend and split the cost.

If you are really friendly, you may have four in a room.

(There are two breakfasts included per room. Additional breakfasts for more than
two people are available for $12.00 including gratuity.)

A Nice Continental breakfast will be offered by the Chef, for $12.00, including gratuity

if you decide to come in as an "Early Bird" on Thursday.

Post Oak Classic Continental Breakfast

Selection of Pastries
Assorted Dry Cereals
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaf and Hot Teas, Assorted Juices and Milk

(Post Oak Lodge no longer stocks the lodges with any food or beverage.
Clients are allowed to bring in sodas, bottled, water, and pre-packaged snacks.
(Small Paws is going to provide bottled water for the cabins)


"Our comfortable and tasteful lodge is comprised of 60 executive-class sleeping rooms, both single and double occupancy. Along with amenities such as irons and hair dryers, all rooms have complimentary high-speed wireless and secure Internet connectivity, a study area and telephones. The common areas in our 2 Executive lodges include pool tables, shuffleboard, and card tables as well as a TV and DVD for evening enjoyment and relaxation. Each lodge has a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and ice maker. Several rooms are handicapped accessible. For those who want to keep in shape, our workout facility is available 24 hours a day., and guests can always explore the woods or climb the hills using the many available trails.

Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet Access

24 Hour Fitness Facility

Business Center

Outdoor Swimming Pool and Two Jacuzzi Hot Tubs



Basketball, Softball and Volleyball by the Pole Barn Area

Area for Long Range Golf Practice

Walking Trails

Zipline Canopy Tours

Pet Deposit

There is a refundable pet deposit required from each person of $50.00.
 (So far no one has lost their deposit.)

Sunrise on the lake

Louie Bertolino invites you to join him at the hot tub and pool at sunrise. (It's more like a full blown spa!)

There will also be a Bichon Costume Contest by the lake on Saturday during our picnic, so bring your dogs!

Another view of one of the sleeping rooms.

The room where we will have our banquet on Friday night, October 16, 2015. The price for the banquet dinner will be $28.00. 

Our Friday Night Banquet will be there on site,

and your dogs will be right there, on site, in your bungalows!

Let the lodge know of any food allergies or if you are a vegetarian.

(Chef is very good at providing for special requests!)

Once we get there we won't have to leave. This is where we will have our Saturday picnic, by the lake.
The price for the picnic meal will be $18.00. We will have an additional side item this year.

We will also have several heaters if needed, but the dates we have selected this year should
provide EXCELLENT autumn weather!!! The extra rain we have had is predicting premium fall colors!!

There will also be a Bichon Costume Contest by the lake on Saturday during our picnic, and bring your dogs!


Dale and "Reagan" Pressnall at the 2011 Okie Bash Picnic!


The Barbecue Dinner down at the Covered Pole Barn will be Saturday Night at 6:30 P.M.

The cost of dinner at the poll barn will be $25.00. Bring your dogs! We will have heaters!

After the barbecue dinner Saturday night, we will retreat to just outside of Cabin One, where we will enjoy a roaring Bonfire.

There will be  conversation, and past memories shared.

Bring your guitars, fiddles, anything you can play, and join in the fun!

The Bonfire is the perfect ending to a wonderful weekend, together.

There will be seating and you are welcome to bring your dogs, along with any refreshments you would like.

(Please R.S.V. P. to Bonnie Ferguson at bonnie@smallpawsrescue.org) 

The "You Betcha I'm Coming In Early!" Itinerary!

Usually, about 30-35 of us arrive early,  in time for dinner on Thursday night!

This is a great time which kicks off our fun filled weekend of good friends and Bichons!

We will be going out to dinner at Kilkenny's Irish Pub  at 7:00 P.M.

for anyone coming in early on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015.

Kilkenny's Irish Pub

1413 E. 15th. St.

Tulsa, OK., 74120

Phone 918-582-8282

Kilkenny's Dinner Menu

Your dogs will be safe in your rooms on Thursday evening.

We will go to lunch together on Friday, October 16, at 12:00 P.M. at the La Villa Restaurant,

located inside of the beautiful Philbrook Museum, for anyone else arriving early!

You may order from the menu there.

La Villa Restaurant

2727 S Rockford Rd.
 Tulsa, OK 74114-4104 
(918) 748-5367(918) 748-5367

Friday afternoon is free time.

The plated banquet dinner at 7:00 P.M. is held in the lodge dining room
on Friday Night, October 16, 2015. It will be NICE!


If you need to be picked up at the airport, we will have someone come and pick you up and take you out to Post Oak Lodge!

If you need a ride from the airport, please contact Kem Hagadorn at kem@rusticastudios.com.

So Ya'll come to see us if you can!

(We must ask that due to liability issues, that you leave dogs who bite at home

as well as dogs who are aggressive to other dogs.
Dogs who are known biters or aggressive to other dogs will not be allowed lodging at Post Oaks Lodge .

This is for the safety of all of the attendees, employees of Post Oaks Lodge, and for the safety of the Bichons.
Thanks for your understanding.)


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How We got Started

I want to let those of you who do not know yet, know how we got started back in the Spring of 1998. WOW! How time flies!

At the time, the Co-Founder of Small Paws™ Rescue, Susan Sebring, and I, had first applied to join an existing Bichon rescue organization.

We both got a form letter back, telling us that rescue work took more than just a good heart and that at that time we were deemed to have been not suitable for rescue work. (Yes, that's what the letter really said...)

Though we were discouraged at first, we decided if we couldn't go to the mountain... we would move the mountain to us, and thus Small Paws™ Rescue was born.

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