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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.
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.
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.
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.
MURRAY, UT (Jan. 20, 2016) -- Humane Society of Utah holds swap with local animal rescues and shelters in need of supplies
The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) held a transfer and rescue partner swap Sunday, Jan. 17 at the HSU facility located in Murray, Utah to trade pet food and supplies, medical items, pet toys, blankets and other products needed by local animal rescue groups and shelters. HSU received generous donations during a recent holiday drive and decided to share some of the excess supplies with other local partners.
Thanks to your generous support, we were able to raise $132,000 for the life-saving programs and services at HSU!
We hope you enjoyed watching our 8th Annual Hope for the Holidays Telethon on Fox 13 Sunday, Nov. 29th! Not only is that a record amount of donations that will benefit thousands of shelter pets, all the animals at HSU were on their best behavior and 172 were adopted over the weekend! That is a record number of adoptions as well and we thank our amazing staff for their hard work.
MURRAY, UT (Dec. 23, 2015) -- For the fifth year, the Humane Society of Utah sends adoptable dogs home for the holidays with foster volunteers. Volunteers will be picking dogs up at the shelter between 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, and returning them early Saturday, Dec. 26. The shelter will be open Christmas Eve 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed Christmas Day. The shelter will be open Thursday, Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Adoptions Department will be open New Year’s Day from noon to 7 p.m.
This video was created by Giuseppe Paucarpura, Makayla Pieper and Jane Bashford on behalf of the Humane Society of Utah.