Utah Local Rescue & Shelter Information

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Here are some great resources if you are wanting to adopt, foster, or educate yourself on rescue and adoption.

 Rescues In Utah 

Best Friends Animal Society : A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the largest sanctuary for homeless pets and is one of the nation’ s largest animal rescue organizations.

Petfinder : Is a great tool to use if you are looking to adopt a new pet. It lists animals in shelters and rescues all over!

Friends of Animals Utah  :Friends of Animals Utah (“FOAU”) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has found homes for over 12,000 pets.  Our retail adoption center is called “Furburbia” and is located in the Tanger Outlet Mall in Park City, Utah.

Ruff Patch Rescue : Ruff Patch Rescue is a non-profit organization focused on finding loving homes to animals in need of a new start. Help us change the lives of beaten, battered, starving and neglected pets by finding them a better place to call home.

CAWS :Community Animal Welfare Society (CAWS) is a volunteer nonprofit organization that was incorporated with the IRS in 1994. They have adoption and foster programs and are a local rescue.

Therapy Animals of Utah  :Therapy Animals of Utah (TAU) is a Pet Partners® affiliated 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization who works with and certifies therapy animals 

Humane Society Of Utah : Located in Murray utah, they are our local Humane society

Because Animals Matter :BAM serves the Hurricane Valley and surrounding areas as a resource for many companion-animal related issues. BAM is fully funded by donations, wills, and bequests, and functions entirely on the support of volunteers.

Canines With A Cause  :Their mission is to combat PTSD for our Veterans by canine companionship. They pride themselves in saving three lives, the dog, the veteran, and the inmates who help train the dogs. 

Companion Golden Retrever Rescue :Companion Golden Retriever Rescue serves the Intermountain West, accepting and placing dogs in Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona and Nevada

Ivins Animal Shelter  :The Ivins Animal Shelter & Adoption Center is a “No-Kill” municipal shelter by ordinance

 Healing Hearts Sanctuary : Is an adoption sanctuary focused on education

Furever Buddys Dog Rescue :We are a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated in finding our furry lovable little friends their furever home.

Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) :H.A.R.T. has been operating in Southern Utah since 2009. They are a small group of dedicated volunteers, working closely with local shelters and other rescue groups to reduce euthanasia rates and improve the welfare of homeless animals in our area and surrounding states.

Humane society of Moab Is a local shelter promoting adoptions

Paws For Life Paws For Life Utah is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization that is dedicated to helping homeless dogs and cats. Paws For Life Utah is based in Heber City, Utah, and is responsible for daily operation of the Heber Valley Animal Shelter.

Providing Animals With Support :P.A.W.S. (“Providing Animals With Support”) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization formed for the primary purpose of decreasing euthanasia rates at local shelters through spay/neuter programs, public education, and the location of quality homes for homeless animals.

Pet Samaritan : Is a adoption agency  for homeless pets. Every penny they raise goes to caring for our animals, and we never euthanize a healthy animal.

Second Chance  For Homeless Pets  Second Chance for Homeless Pets is a pet adoption agency located in Salt Lake City, Utah. They are dedicated to ending the homeless pet epidemic through Adoptions, spay/neuter, and Education. 

Utah Animal Adoption Center : (UAAC) is a non-euthanize animal adoption center

Utah Animal Advocacy Foundation  :The Utah Animal Advocacy Foundation (UAAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of homeless animals.

Utah Friends of Basset Hounds :Utah Friends of Basset Hounds, Inc., a federally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity, is a basset hound rescue group

Wag N’ Train : is an all-breed dog rescue located in Central Utah and is a non-profit corporation run exclusively by volunteers

The West Valley Animal Project : The West Valley Animal Project is built around one simple mission: doing what is best for animals in need, until adoption is the only option. 

Tooele Animal Outreach : located in Tooele Utah, focusing on the fostering, rescue, and adopting out homeless pets.

Local Utah Shelters