Owen's final appearance came today away at Southampton, coming on for the final 16 minutes of a hard-fought 1-1 draw on the south coast.
The striker was given a standing ovation by all inside a sold-out St Mary's and, despite having failed to make a league start for Stoke, boss Pulis praised the influence he has had at the Britannia Stadium.
"It was always the plan to bring him on," he said. "He had a great chance in the second half to actually put the icing on the cake.
"If he had scored, I think even the Southampton supporters would have given him a round of applause.
"He got a great reception and he deserves it. He has been a very, very good pro for us and, not just his football side, he is a very, very good family man.
"We're pleased with the year he has been with us. He is good fun to work with, a good person to work with and we wish him all the best for the future."