Media: February 2016

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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.

Henry's Story

I am currently a first year law student with a lot on my plate. I'm also a long-time dog lover, but I've never had my own. A couple of months ago I decided that adopting a furry companion was exactly what I needed to help ease the stress of school. On a whim, I contacted the Humane Society of Utah to see if there were any Pomeranians at the shelter. To my surprise, there was a four-year-old adoptable Pomeranian who had been found wandering South Jordan. From the moment I held Henry in my arms, I knew that I had met my new best friend. We're inseparable.

World Spay Day 2016

We're celebrating World Spay Day Feb. 23, 2016 by taking the "pay" out of "spay"!

 

We're giving away 100 FREE cat spay/neuter vouchers on a first come, first served basis beginning at 9am Tuesday, Feb. 23 in our HSU Clinic.

  • Valid for cats only.
  • Limit one per household. 
  • Owners do not need to bring their cat with them to receive a voucher.
  • Surgeries will not be performed the same day. Surgery appointments may be made after a voucher is received.

Adopt a rescued rabbit in February

MURRAY, UT (Feb. 4, 2016) -- Rabbits are the third most adopted pet at the Humane Society of Utah

 

To celebrate Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month in February, the Humane Society of Utah is offering a special adoption fee of $10 for one rabbit or $15 for two. All rabbits are neutered or spayed, and HSU can help educate adopters on the proper equipment, care and training needed for their new pet bunny.