Salt Lake County Animal Services

A 511 W. 3900 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84123 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.

Pets at Salt Lake County Animal Services

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Small Animals
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

Mowgli

Female,
Domestic Shorthair

Buzz

Female,
Domestic Shorthair

Loki

Male, Adult
American Staffordshire Terrier

* Hampton*

Male, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

*Nike*

Male, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Abby

Female, Senior
English Bulldog

Trigger

Male, Adult
Rottweiler

*Suzie*

Female, Adult
Miniature Pinscher

* Bucatini*

Female, Young
Domestic Mediumhair

* Ragu*

Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Momma

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

* Tug Boat*

Female, Young
Domestic Shorthair

Twig

Male, Senior
Domestic Shorthair

Pumpkin

Male, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Fluffy

Female, Adult
Domestic Mediumhair

* Punchy*

Female, Kitten
Domestic Mediumhair

* Cinnamon *

Female, Adult
Chihuahua

*Ellie*

Female, Senior
Chihuahua / Parson Russell Terrier

*Keanu*

Male, Adult
Labrador Retriever

Hopeful

Female, Senior
Domestic Shorthair

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Areas Salt Lake County Animal Services Serves

Bluffdale, Holladay, Midvale, Millcreek, Murray, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County Metro Townships

Salt Lake County Animal Services's Adoption Process

1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

Walk through our kennels and find a pet that that speaks to you!

2. Submit Application

Head back to the front counter and let the staff know that you are interested in adopting a pet.

3. Sign Adoption Contract

After a brief set of questions we will review your application and have you sign your adoption contract and pay your adoption fee!

Our shelter is a stray facility, which means the animals we shelter have been lost or have been abandoned. These animals have been rescued by Animal Services Officers and citizens who have been unable to locate an owner.

Based on Utah state law, we must hold every animal for at least five days to give the owner an opportunity to redeem their lost pet. If the pet is not claimed during that time, and the animal is healthy and friendly, it will become available for adoption.

Adoptions are offered during our operating hours Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM through 6:00 PM. Potential adopters should plan for some time to meet with their new pet before starting the adoption process. Please plan to be at the shelter before 5:30 PM to meet with a new pet.

Adoption Fees:

Dogs:
Senior Dogs (5 years and older):
FREE to Senior Citizens! (55 yrs+)

Large Dogs (21 lbs or more): $75

Small Dogs (20 lbs or less): $125

Puppies (6 months or younger): $200


Cats:
Senior Cats (5 years and older):
FREE to Senior Citizens! (55 yrs+)

Adult Cats: $25

Kittens (6 months or younger): $50

Want more than 1 cat? We offer a 2 for 1 Adoption Fee for 2 cats adopted at the same time.


Rabbits:
$35

All other types of adoptable birds, small mammals, as well as not so common exotics, (i.e. chinchillas, peacock, fish, etc.) will be priced as they come in to the shelter.

About Salt Lake County Animal Services

Who Are We?


Salt Lake County Animal Services is the premier animal service agency in Utah:

•We are the largest no-kill shelter in the State of Utah
•We have a full-service, full-time veterinary clinic to care for our animals
•We have a 24/7, 365 days-per-year field operation
•We host participate in 200 community outreach events annually
•We are recognized nationally for our cutting-edge programming
•Dedicated volunteers log tens of thousands of hours annually
•Microchips & vaccinations are free to our jurisdictions via our voucher program
•We have been named “Best of State” six out of the last eight years

We serve the citizens and pets within the Salt Lake County Metro Townships, Bluffdale City, Herriman City, Holladay City, Midvale City, Millcreek, and Salt Lake City.

We have had a commitment to operating a “no-kill” facility since 2011. Our live release rate surpassed 94% in 2017. We are the largest shelter in Utah to achieve this status.


What Do We Do at the Shelter?
•Offer pet adoptions
•Provide pet licensing
•Enforce animal-related city and county ordinances
•Provide shelter for all types of lost and abandoned pets
•Investigate complaints of animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect
•Respond to emergencies involving injured or aggressive animals
•Offer humane education programs for schools and community groups
•Provide humane euthanasia at the request of pet owners (fee for service)


Our Mission:

Salt Lake County Animal Services is dedicated to providing consistent, reliable, and professional solutions for animal related issues. Our comprehensive animal care and control services include:
•24/7 Field operations and enforcement
•Animal care and sheltering
•Pet Licensing
•Onsite veterinarian and clinic
•Pet adoptions and placement of animals with rescue groups
•Volunteer and foster programs
•Community issue focus programs
•Community education, media, and outreach events
•Emergency planning

Come Meet Salt Lake County Animal Services's Pets

Animal Services
511 West 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Phone: 385-468-7387
Fax: 385-468-6028
Email: adoptions@slco.org

Hours: 10:00 am-6:00 pm Mon-Sat.
Closed Sundays and Holidays
24/hr Officer Dispatch: 801-743-7045

Make a donation to Salt Lake County Animal Services to help homeless pets find homes

https://slco.org/animal-services/get-involved/donate-money/