About Salt Lake County Animal Services
What is Animal Services?
Salt Lake County Animal Services is a government agency that provides consistent, reliable, and professional solutions for animal related problems, which encourage responsible attitudes and allow people and animals to co-exist in a safer environment.
We serve the citizens and pets within the unincorporated area of Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, Holladay City, Herriman City, Midvale City, Riverton City, and the University of Utah.
What Do We Do at the Shelter?
- Offer pet adoption
- 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
- Provide humane euthanasia for pets in our areas at the request of pet owners (fee for service)
- Respond to emergencies involving injured or aggressive animals
- Offer free in-class humane education programs for schools in our serviced
Having trouble finding us? Check out our map and directions to the shelter.
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