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Animal Services for Riverton Residents

Posted By SLCo Animal Services
January 31, 2018

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NEWS RELEASE:

January 16, 2018

Animal 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 these animals.

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 pets:
Riverton City Offices: 12830 S. Redwood Rd.
Stone Ridge Veterinary Clinic: 1381 W. Stone Ridge Ln.

What dispatch number will people call to report lost/found/deceased pets?

Riverton City Animal Control services can be contacted using the following numbers
Office: (801) 208-3108
After hours UPD dispatch: (801) 743-7000

What are the hours a Code Enforcement Officer is available?

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.

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

Will animals not redeemed to owner be placed for adoption? And if so, where is that facility located?

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.

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 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.