Media: March 2016

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Shadow's Story

My husband and I went to the humane society not knowing what to do. All we knew was we wanted a dog. We looked at all sizes, once I walked passed my shadow's (originally thunder) cage I stopped for a double take of him. I started walking away and he started to bark at me to come back. When I took him out to have some free time I knew the three of us were meant to be. We took him home and he is just the sweetest thing. He tries to be my tiny lap dog all the time. He is everything my husband and I hoped for in a puppy. Thank you HSU for my new baby!

-- Kayla

Hank's Story

I saw a picture of an adorable Pointer Mix named Chance on the Humane Society website. 2 days later, I went to the shelter and asked to meet him. While we were playing together outside, this huge 11 month old, 60 pound dog sat in my lap and laid his head on my shoulder. I immediately fell in love and adopted him that day. I renamed him Hank, and he has been the greatest dog. We are 2 peas in a pod. We both love being outside and going on adventures.

Cat Injured by Blowgun, $3,000 Reward Offered

Photo by Mountain West Animal Hospital

Photo from Mountain West Animal Hospital Facebook album March 22.

MURRAY, UT (March 25, 2016) -- Humane Society of Utah adds to reward for arrest in cat shot with blow dart case

 

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

 

Cricket's Story

We adopted Cricket after losing our beloved beagle. We were looking for an older dog that was pretty calm and would love to go on walks. What we got is totally the opposite. When we walked in the door Cricket was in a pen doing her best to get out and something about her little face just called to us. 
We have not had a puppy for 22 years so we must be a little crazy. Cricket is the happiest little dog, she is our constant shadow and wants to help with whatever we are doing.

Lucy's Story

I had wanted a little kitty for quite some time, but was never quite able to get one. Once the time finally came, I was so excited to go find a new friend at HSU! When I saw Lucy, I knew I had to bring her home. She was so timid, and even afraid. She was hiding in the corners of the room and didn't want to come out to say hi. But I knew I could help to make her life better so I adopted her right away. We got her trimmed and all cleaned up, but she was still very afraid for quite a while. She hid under the bed a lot, especially during the day.