Animals Archive

More Off-Leash Dog Parks Coming to Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City wants to create more open space where dogs are welcome. Ann Ober, the city’s Administrative Services Division Director,

Baby Giraffe Born at Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City is now home to a six-foot-tall baby girl… who happens to be a giraffe. The new giraffe was born

Eagle Killings Spark Reward

Federal and local law enforcement officials are trying to find who is responsible for killing eagles across the state. Tom Tidwell with

PETA To Have Booth At State Fair

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will have one of more than 200 booths at this year’s state fair. PETA’s booth

Reward Offered in Kitten Cruelty Case

Utah animal welfare groups are offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for burying a kitten

Rocky Shores Exhibit Opens at Hogle Zoo

A host of new animals have moved into Utah’s Hogle Zoo. Friday, Utah’s only polar bear, along with grizzly bears and river

Hatch Pushes for States to Control Wolves

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch teamed up with a Wyoming lawmaker Wednesday to highlight his efforts to get the gray wolf removed from

CityViews 5/28/12: Making Furry Best Friends/”1493″

  Segment 1: Thirty years ago, animal shelters routinely euthanized stray cats and dogs to the tune of 17 million a year.

Bears Welcomed Back to Hogle Zoo

The Beehive State now has its own little bear country. Tuesday, Utah’s only polar bear was welcomed to her new home at

Salt Lake County Animal Services Celebrates Two Years as “Best of State”

Salt Lake County Animal Services is being honored for its work. For the last two years, the shelter was awarded “Best

Salt Lake City Looks to Change Pet Ordinance

More pets may soon be living in Salt Lake City homes. In a discussion last night, the Salt Lake City Council proposed

Opening Set for Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of Utah has announced it will welcome patrons into its new home in early winter. The Rio Tinto

Utah State Fair Hopes to Educate Kids on Importance of Farm Life

For the next ten days, thousands of people from across the state will gather in Salt Lake City for the state’s 156th

Stray Animals Quadruple In July, Humane Society Blames New Fireworks Laws

The cages are full and the kennels are packed, but still the staff at the Humane Society of Utah says they’re continuing

Where Should Dogs be Allowed?

Many consider them to be mans best friend, but just how meshed into society should dogs really be? Many stores in Utah,

Equine Center Desperately Seeking Adoptions

The Utah Animal Adoption Center in Salt Lake City is losing a significant part of its operation because of the lagging economy.

SL County Changes Breeding Ordinance

After some dog breeders vented their frustration with a new Salt Lake County ordinance aimed at irresponsible breeding, the county council voted

Resolution Calls for Delisting Wolves

One Utah lawmaker is declaring war on wolves. Republican Senator Allen Christensen says the predators have been federally protected for too long,

Dogs Expand Outdoor Retailer Market

Downtown Salt Lake City was clearing out Monday after this weekend’s largest ever Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace. 18,000