Unleashed – PAWsitive Stories from Salt Lake County Animal Services
Cold Weather Tips for Cats & Dogs
photo credit: Andrea Reiman
The temperatures are dropping, and snow is in the air! Keep your pets safe during the cold
weather with a few tips:
Grab your pup a
coat and some dog booties to protect their paws. Check your dog’s paws for snow
clumps when they come in after being outside.
- Ice melt is
dangerous to our pets if ingested. Please wipe their paws when coming inside
from a dog walk or a cat outing. There is animal-safe ice melt you can purchase
at your local hardware stores.
- If your dog stays
outside in your backyard during the day, please be sure that they have access
to shelter and un-frozen water. During
night freezing temperatures, please bring your dog inside. If you’re cold, your
dog is cold. Dogs can suffer from hypothermia.
- If you have a
community cat colony at your residence, please make sure they have adequate
On behalf of all of us at
Salt Lake County Animal Services, we wish you and yours a very merry holiday
season! If you’re looking to collect holiday donations for the pets here at the
shelter, we’re always in need of soft treats for the pups and canned cat paté
for the kitties. If you would like more ideas please visit our website, AdoptUtahPets.com or visit us at
511 W 3900 S, Salt Lake City.
Bello, a Goat, for Adoption
Bello, was brought into Salt Lake County Animal Services in December 2017. He is a male approximately 1 year old and available for adoption at 10:00am on January 3, 2018.
His adoption price is set at $45 and will be adopted to the
first qualified adopter to come in on or after the 3rd.
Adopter must be in an area zoned for livestock.
Salt Lake County Animal Services is located at 511 W 3900 S, SLC.
Esther, the pig, for Adoption
“Esther,” the Landrace pig (A462957) will be available for
sale on Monday, December 18, at 10:00 AM when the shelter opens. The adoption
fee is $150, and she will be adopted on a first-come, first-served basis. If
more than one qualified adopter comes in on Monday morning, a random drawing
will be held.
She is friendly and is approximately four months old.
Adopt Sprocket, a Potbelly Pig
“Sprocket,” the potbellied pig (A462889) will be available
for sale on Wednesday, December 13, at 10:00 AM when the shelter opens. The
adoption fee is $100, and he will be adopted on a first-come, first-served
basis. If more than one qualified adopter comes in on Wednesday morning, a
random drawing will be held.
Sprocket is a very friendly and outgoing black potbelly pig.
He is approximately one year old and his initial exam showed him to be
Notice of Sale: Potbelly Pig
“Banjo,” a potbelly pig (A462599) will be available for
sale on Wednesday, December 6, at 10:00 AM when Salt Lake County Animal Services opens. The adoption
fee is $100, and he will be adopted on a first-come, first-served basis. If more
than one qualified adopter comes in on Wednesday morning, a random drawing will
He is a friendly, unneutered, 5-month-old, black & white
potbelly big. The adopter is encouraged to have him neutered, and the adoption
fee will be refunded in full if the adopter brings in proof of neuter within 30
days of adoption.