Our Advocacy Department advocates for companion animals on the local, state, and federal level. We push for changes in the law to increase animal welfare, bring necessary support to Utah’s rescues and shelters, and preserve the human-animal bond. We are always looking for volunteers to assist in our efforts! If you would like to get involved, contact us or sign up for Advocacy Alerts.
This year, we secured protection for pets and additional protection for humans in domestic violence situations. We had a second big win in defeating a bill that would have opened the floodgates to puppy mills in Utah.
Are you searching for pet friendly housing in Utah? We’ve compiled these resources to help you find the right abode for you and your BFF!
Picture this: you’re walking down the street in the local shopping district and you see a dog in a vest labeled “service dog” in bold lettering. You love … Read More
The 2022 Legislative Session This year, Utah’s legislative session officially starts on Tuesday, January 18. With just 45 short days in the session, it is sure to be … Read More
Join the Humane Society of Utah in our advocacy effort to pass sweeping statewide regulations for pet care facilities and businesses! There is currently little to no … Read More
Assistance Animal FAQs Preguntas frecuentes sobre los animales de asistencia For the Public- What is a service animal? Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), a service animal … Read More
What Should I Do If an Animal Is Left Unattended in a Hot Vehicle? As the weather warms up, we want you to be aware of the dangers … Read More
What To Do If I Suspect My Friend/Family Member/Neighbor is an Animal Hoarder? An often overlooked and underreported source of animal cruelty is animal hoarding. Animal hoarding tends to … Read More