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Ruff Haven Crisis Sheltering

Provides a temporary and safe haven for companion animals in order to keep pets and people together, increase pet retention, and decrease the number of animals entering the shelter system. Offers aid during crisis, job searches, court required appearances, substance use and other treatment appointments, hospitalization, eviction, and domestic violence situations. Pet grooming and vaccinations available for those referred from an animal shelter or social services agency, as well as limited pet related housing fee assistance. Related volunteer opportunities available.

Description:

Run completely by volunteers which allows the ability to provide care for the 4-legged residents as well as human clients. Also offers court ordered opportunities. Options include cat room volunteers, dog walkers, and transport volunteers, and others as needed

Eligibility:
Must be at least 18, have a working email and internet access. $10 t-shirt purchase required and must be worn when volunteering. Must commit to at least two 4 hour shifts per month for 6 months.
Service Hours:
All intake and visits are by appointment only; please call or text first. Not a 24 hour facility.
Intake Procedure:
By appointment only; text or visit website.
Fees:
No cost
Counties Served:

Description:

Provides a temporary and safe haven for companion animals in order to keep pets and people together, increase pet retention, and decrease the number of animals entering the shelter system. Provides aid during crisis, job searches, court required appearances, substance use and other treatment appointments, hospitalization, eviction, and domestic violence situations. Pet grooming and vaccinations available for those referred from an animal shelter or social services agency, as well as limited pet related housing fee assistance.

Eligibility:
No restrictions
Service Hours:
By appointment only
Intake Procedure:
By appointment only; text or visit website.
Fees:
No cost
Counties Served:
  • Weber

  • Tooele

  • Davis

  • Morgan

  • Salt Lake

  • Summit

  • Salt Lake

  • Morgan

  • Davis

  • Weber

  • Tooele

  • Summit