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Halloween pet safety tips 2018

MURRAY, UT (Oct. 24, 2018) --The Humane Society of Utah reminds pet owners to keep pets safe during holiday events
Halloween can be a scary time for pets. The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) reminds pet owners that holiday festivities may be stressful for their furry family members and encourages extra attention when opening doors to costumed visitors and partygoers.

Kisser and IntiGaia's Story

My previously adopted dog died in October. Then one day in April, at a stoplight a block from my house, listening to Public Radio, they mentioned the adoption day. Just a peek, enough to bring back the real memory of all of the dogs I had as companions, barking and sniffing their way through all of my hard and joyful times. Instead of going home, I turned down the hill, and said, I need to see and touch them just a minute. The HSU doors opened.

Raven's Story

Raven is doing so well here with us. We just love her! She is the biggest cuddler! She loves to play in the water and fetch her ball and sticks. I have lots of other pictures of her on my Facebook page. Not sure how to send a link yet. She lives to go to tanner dog park and play with all the other dogs. It's an off leash park that she loves to go to. I'm so glad we got to adopt her.

Happy Adopt a Dog Month!

Right now, there are 40 homeless dogs at the Humane Society of Utah (HSU) with so much love to give. And every day more come through our doors in need of a new loving home.

Thanks everyone, you did it!

We are honored by your trust and support. Thank you so very much for helping us reach our Matching Gift Challenge goal!

And a HUGE thanks to Utah’s Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers for making this lifesaving campaign possible.

Humane Society of Utah’s first Bark at the Moon festival with a glow-in-the-dark dog walk and run


WHAT:   The Humane Society of Utah’s (HSU) Bark at the Moon event sponsored by Petfirst Pet Insurance begins with a festival at 4 p.m. featuring dogs available for adoption, a beer garden, food trucks, live music, dog and kid activity zones, and vendors. A nighttime 3K and 5K walk or run will begin at 9 p.m. with blacklights and glow-in-the-dark gear.

WHEN:  Friday, Aug. 17

4 p.m. - Festival begins

Goldie's Story

We lost our dog a couple months before we visited the Humane Society. She was old and it was her time. Well, our other dog was rather lonely because since a pup he's always had another dog around. So we came out to the Humane Society. We looked at a couple dogs but never found one we liked. We finally found one that one of the staff members was taking care of at her house because of medical things the dog had. After emailing her and setting up a meet and greet. We loved her. The dog's name is Goldie! Super happy dog and we even brought our dog to meet her.

Midvale City Council to vote on an ordinance regulating the commercial sale of pets


Midvale City Council to vote on an ordinance regulating the commercial sale of pets

WHAT:   The Midvale City Council will hear a proposed ordinance to codify the regulation of the commercial sale of dogs, cats and rabbits within Midvale City as well as pet purchase protections for consumers.

WHEN:  Tuesday, July 17 at 7 p.m.

Public comment will be heard in the beginning and the ordinance is the fourth action item on the agenda.