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SLC Fire Department Joins Forces with HSU to Protect Pets in Hot Cars

Contact: Guinn Shuster 

Email: [email protected]

Cell: 801-638-4685


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Salt Lake City Fire Department Joins Forces with Humane Society of Utah to Protect Pets in Hot Cars

Salt Lake City, Utah, June 15, 2023 — Salt Lake City Fire Department and the Humane Society of Utah will be discussing the critical issue of leaving pets in vehicles. Heatstroke among pets is a real danger and can happen quickly. The summer months are here, and every year Salt Lake City Fire Dept. responds to numerous calls about pets overheating and being trapped in hot vehicles. Join us Thursday to get more information on preventing animal heatstroke and tips to keep your pets safe. 

What: Heat-Related Pet Safety During the Summer Months

When: 1 p.m. (13:00 hrs), Thursday, Jun 15, 2023

Where: Public Safety Building, 475 S. 300 E., Salt Lake City (outside main entrance)

Who: SLC Fire – Capt. Shaun Mumedy, Engine 2, Fire Service K9’s 

Humane Society of Utah – Guinnevere Shuster, animals available for adoption

Suggested Tweet: 🔥🐾  @slcfire and @utahhumane unite to save lives! Together, they’re tackling the critical issue of pets in hot cars, ensuring our furry friends stay safe and cool. (insert your story link here) #PetSafety #CommunityHeroes


About the Humane Society of Utah

The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Since 1960, the Humane Society of Utah has been sheltering homeless animals, fighting cruelty and neglect, and creating an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals. As the largest private nonprofit animal resource center in the state, the Humane Society of Utah welcomes any companion animal that can legally be admitted. We work hard to ensure that every healthy and treatable pet that enters the facility will be placed into a loving home. The Humane Society of Utah is a local, independent 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization that does not receive any state or government funding and is not a branch of any national organization. It is funded by the contributions of individuals, businesses, and foundations. Read more online at

4242 South 300 West Murray, UT 84107 / 801-261-2919 / / @utahhumane 

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