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Community Connection with HSU

Several times each year KBYU Eleven invites non-profit organizations on Community Connection, our short, interview-style program featuring host Tracy Christensen. Community Connection provides an opportunity to share information about your organization with the KBYU viewing audience.  

 

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Provo man arrested for torturing, killing multiple cats

MURRAY, UTAH (Nov. 17, 2016) -- The Humane Society of Utah responds to arrest and asks for maximum penalty 

 

Spencer Pedersen, a 26-year-old male, was arrested by Provo police officers Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2017, on reports of torturing and killing eight cats in Provo, Utah. A witness reported finding the dead cats in his backyard over the past few weeks. One cat was found with a rope around its neck and one in a nearby trash can near Pedersen’s residence. 

 

$1,000 reward offered for dog shot, killed in Uintah County

MURRAY, UTAH (Oct. 14, 2016) -- Humane Society of Utah adds a reward for the arrest in dog shooting case

 

The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) is adding $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for shooting a Doberman dog named Chunk in Gusher, Utah. The HSU hopes the reward assists the Uintah County Animal Control and Shelter in obtaining information required to identify and charge whoever is responsible for this allegedly intentional act of senseless animal cruelty.

 

CNN Features the Humane Society of Utah for National Puppy Day 2016!

Humane Society of Utah National Puppy Day

We have an amazing team at the Humane Society of Utah. It takes a lot of hard work from the staff and volunteers to save so many animals and do such great work, which is why we're proud to be recognized for our efforts by CNN on National Puppy Day March 23, 2016! We're grateful to our amazing photographer, Guinnevere Shuster, for helping to positively promote the image of shelter animals through her photography.

Read the story HERE

 

WE’RE NOT GIVING UP ON GETTING RID OF THE GAS CHAMBER!

            In the 2016 session of the Utah State Legislature, HB 187 — Animal Shelter Amendments failed to pass the House of Representatives by a vote of 40 to 31. HB 187 sought to ban the use of a gas chamber for euthanizing shelter animals and wildlife statewide. Despite passing the House Political Subdivisions Committee by a vote of 9 to 1 and the hard-fought efforts of the bill’s sponsor, Rep.

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