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Rehoming Resources

As a responsible pet owner, you can rehome your pet and save them the stress of entering an animal shelter. You know your pet better than anyone, and with the resources on this Pet Retention page, you can find a new loving home for your pet. We encourage you to look into alternative solutions to keep your pet, if possible, before making the decision to rehome your pet.
 

Animal Hoarding

What To Do If I Suspect My Friend/Family Member/Neighbor is an Animal Hoarder?

An often overlooked and underreported source of animal cruelty is animal hoarding. Animal hoarding tends to take place in private places like the home and can be challenging to detect, even for friends and family. However, due to the large number of animals involved and the destructive impact animal hoarding has on human well-being, it is crucial to recognize hoarding and to get appropriate intervention to reduce human and animal suffering.

 

Create a COVID-19 Pet Plan

Emergency Preparedness for Pets

During the COVID-19 pandemic, and after experiencing recent earthquake activity in the northern Utah area, the Utah Humane Society is sharing the following tips to keep your pets safe in case of an emergency. Click HERE to read additional tips regarding natural disaster preparedness considerations to reduce injury, loss, and suffering during a disaster.

COVID-19 Response Updates

As we navigate through the challenges of this COVID-19 pandemic, the Utah Humane Society reinforces our ongoing commitment to the well-being of the animals in our care, the health and safety of our clients and their pets, our employees, volunteers, and our community. We will update this page with any new developments. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Read more on our COVID-19 FAQs page.

Introducing a New Pet to Your Home

We recommend that you do not immediately expose your existing pets to a newly adopted pet. Consider how you will manage an isolation period and be sure all existing pets are up to date on vaccinations and other routine health care before bringing a new pet home.
 

Halloween pet safety tips 2019

MURRAY, UT (Oct. 22, 2019) -- The Humane Society of Utah reminds pet owners to keep pets safe during holiday events
 
The Halloween season can be a scary time for pets. Holiday festivities may be stressful for furry family members, and the Utah Humane Society cautions pet owners to avoid taking their pet to public areas where moving decorations and scary sounds may cause them undue stress.  
 

What is Coordinated Entry?

A Coordinated Entry System (CES) is a process to ensure that people with pets who are experiencing a resource or housing crisis are quickly identified, assessed, referred, and connected to available resources.

 

Tips for Hiking with your Dog

You might not know, but Utah Humane Society has a team of certified animal behavior experts. They work with the long-term animals in our care to give them the skills and manners they need to be the best furry citizens and companions they can be. They also provide opportunities to help you with your pets, too! 
 

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