Services for Riverton Residents Shifts from Salt Lake County to Riverton City
Salt Lake City, UT – Beginning February 1, 2018, citizens
with questions or concerns regarding lost or stray pets, licensing, complaints,
etc. will contact Riverton City at (801) 208-3108 for assistance.
All animals from Riverton currently in Salt
Lake County Animal Services care will be turned over to Riverton City on
February 1. To ease the burden of the transition Salt Lake County Animal
Services is seeking to send these stray and abandoned pets, that came from
Riverton, to local animal rescues where they can find new families. This should
hopefully ease the burden on Riverton City and ensure a positive outcome for
Salt Lake County Animal Services will continue
to serve the residents and pets as a no-kill shelter facility for Bluffdale,
Copperton, Emigration Canyon, Herriman, Holladay, Kearns, Magna, Midvale,
Millcreek, Salt Lake City and White City.
Below is information provided by Riverton City
for its citizens:
Where will citizens license their pets?
Riverton residents have two options to license
What dispatch number will people call to report
Riverton City Offices: 12830 S. Redwood Rd.
Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic: 1381 W. Stone
Riverton City Animal Control services can be
contacted using the following numbers
What are the hours a Code Enforcement Officer
Office: (801) 208-3108
After hours UPD dispatch: (801) 743-7000
Office hours for animal control will coincide
with regular City Office hours, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and
Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. An on-call service for Animal Control
is also available so residents can contact a code enforcement officer
throughout the day, as well as at night and on weekends.
What are the contact numbers/addresses for
where lost animals will be placed?
Riverton City has two locations for animal
placement. To retrieve a lost pet, residents should call Animal Control at
(801) 208-3108 to coordinate animal pick up.
Will animals not redeemed to owner be placed
for adoption? And if so, where is that facility located?
What or where can someone find the fee schedule for redeeming lost animals?
Proposals for animal control fees are in the
process of being approved by City Council and will be available online at http://www.rivertoncity.com/departments/administration/finance/fees_and_taxes.php
An adoption program has been created in
partnership with Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic, located at 1381 W. Stone Ridge
Ln. We will help promote the program as animals become available.
Salt Lake County Animal
Services is the largest no-kill municipal shelter in Utah. Our Animal Control
Officers provide responsive, timely assistance to animal related issues in the
community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Animal Services provides a variety of
amenities to current and potential pet owners: low cost vaccinations and
sterilizations, pet adoptions, and free/low-cost microchips to ensure pets
return to their loving owners. For more information visit AdoptUtahPets.com.