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Covid-19 Operational Updates

Posted By SLCo Animal Services
May 10, 2020

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Covid updates

At this time Salt Lake County Animal Services is open by appointment only. In accordance with the CDC, masks are required in the building unless you are fully vaccinated (2-weeks after your last vaccine.) Masks are recommended for children 12 and under. Animal Control Officers follow Covid-19 protocol stated by the National Animal Care & Control Association. 


Returns to Owners: If someone believes their pet is at the shelter, call 385-468-7387, please leave a message, or email, during normal business hours to set up an appointment. Please leave a message if the line is busy. Allow up to 48 hours for an enforcement specialist to respond.


Licensing: by mail or online: Have questions email or leave a message at 385-468-7387. Allow up to 48 hours for a licensing specialist to respond.


Adoptions: Adoptions are available by appointment only, email Allow up to 72 hours for an adoption specialist to get back to you.


Fosters: If someone is interested in fostering a specific pet, please email to set up an appointment. Allow up to 72 hours for a foster specialist to respond.


Animal Emergencies/Incoming Stray Pets: If someone has an animal emergency or a stray/lost animal, please call Dispatch at 801-840-4000 and an Animal Control Officer will be in contact to assist you. You can also email them at Allow up to 72 hours for a response to an email. 


Clinic Services: You can book your clinic services here


Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering please email for more information.


Donations: Here is a list of items that we always need donated, or make a monetary donation. Please email for additional information.


The pets at Animal Services are healthy and well cared for by staff at all times. Updates will be posted on our social media channels. Visit for animal related questions or information.