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Animal shelter swap helps pets in Utah

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.

 

8th Annual Hope for the Holidays Summary

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.

Home for the Holidays 2015

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.

 

Office Cat Foster Program

Office Cat pic

The Humane Society of Utah is looking for feline-friendly businesses to hire (foster) temporary workers to fill the position of “Office Cat” until permanent employment (adoption) can be secured.

Qualifications: Pets in the workplace have a proven record of decreasing stress and increasing job satisfaction! Plus, the vibration of cat purrs have healing powers… no really, they do.

Emergency Management Reminder for Pet Owners

MURRAY, UT (Sept. 1, 2015) -- Pet owner tips for natural disasters, emergency preparedness

A little planning on behalf of your household pet or service animal can help reduce injuries, loss and suffering during a disaster. Prepare an emergency response plan and readily accessible kits with provisions for both family members and animals.

 

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