Our 2021 Gift Guide aims to help you find the perfect unique gift for the animal lover in your life. Shop for a good cause or support local!
A book for any coffee table
This fundraising book project, Salty Dogs, by award-winning pet photographer Dawn McBride of Fuzzy Love Photography is a must-have this holiday season. This limited-edition coffee table book will be a collection of whimsical images highlighting the diverse career paths of the dogs of Salt Lake City and beyond. Salty Dogs is raising awareness for the Humane Society of Utah in “Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty,” with 50% of the book sales being donated to help Utah’s homeless pets in our care. Purchase the book here.
Be in the know for all dog-friendly events
Be in the know with the Dog Friendly SLC calendar: featuring tons of photos of great local pups, tips for monthly adventures, important dog holidays, and the dates of every dog event they could get their hands on! This glossy 8.5″ x 11″ coil-bound calendar is the perfect place to keep track of all your pup’s social engagements. Stock is limited so hurry and pre-order!
Find the perfect trail for your adventure friends
Check out Girl on a Hike‘s new paperback book, Hiking Utah’s County High Points. HIking will get you away from crowds, allow you to explore somewhere new, provide a free full-body workout without a gym membership, and you can spend time alone or bond with friends. This book also includes 20 “Bonus Peaks” that every peak bagger should mark off their Utah list! Pick up your copy here.
Stay fashionably warm this winter with HSU swag
Our retail store is full of great gift ideas… from hats to hoodies, cat bowls, and more! Visit anytime during our Adoption Center hours, 10 am to 7 pm, seven days a week. Or visit our online store.
Local, eco-friendly product that is as good for the planet as it is for you!
Wild Waters Soapery will keep your friends feeling pampered with their handmade products. With individual soaps, holiday gift sets, or gift cards, you can’t go wrong with purchasing from this local business.
Yummy treats – Vegan candy and baked goods
Who doesn’t love a bakery named after a cat? Sweet Hazel & Co is located just down the street from our pet resource center has some of the tastiest treats around. Their Snix 4-pack is a favorite amongst our staff.
Unique gifts by local artists
Clever Octopus Reuse Market has something you won’t find anywhere else for that one-of-a-kind gift. Or pick up your affordable craft supplies and make something yourself. Located at 2250 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City.
We hope this gift guide helps you find the perfect gift for the animal lovers in your life!