1955 N. Redwood Road, SLC, UT 84116 - Map

(801) 355-PETS (7387)

Open Tue - Sat 10am - 6pm




Adoptable Cats

Adoptable Cats

Lots of cats need a loving home

Adoptable Dogs

Adoptable Dogs

See our selection of adorable canines

Get Involved

Get Involved

Donate or Volunteer to help animals in need

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Welcome to the Utah Animal Adoption Center

Utah Animal Adoption Center (UAAC) is a non-euthanizing animal adoption center, rescuing an average of 1,000 dogs and cats each year and placing them in loving homes. UAAC has been dedicated to reducing the tragedies of pet overpopulation, the euthanasia of healthy adoptable pets, and animal suffering since 1983.

UAAC is funded entirely by individual donations and some private foundation grants. Money collected from fundraising events saves lives by supporting animal rescue and providing medical attention for pets in need.

Our adoption center is located on a beautiful 3.5. acre sanctuary located next to the Jordan River Parkway Trail. Our dogs enjoy indoor/outdoor kennels and three large fenced areas where they can safely socialize and play. Our feline friends live communally in a large room where they can interact and relax on abundant cat tress and towers. During the warm months they venture out into an amazing outdoor cat enclosure to lounge in the sun and fresh air.

NKUT Adoption Weekend

The NKUT Adoption Weekend is a cooperative effort in which shelters and rescue groups come together in a free, fun, festival-like atmosphere to find homes for hundreds of animals during a weekend. The participating shelters and rescue groups are members of Best Friends–Utah’s NKUT Coalition. Generally held twice a year at the Utah State Fairpark, NKUT Adoption Weekend is the continuation of a 15-year run of large adoption events in Salt Lake City, called Pet Super Adoptions, which began in 2000.

Potential adopters should come prepared with a valid form of identification and payment. If you’re a renter, it’s a good idea to have a letter from your landlord stating that you are allowed to have a pet.

Fall NKUT Adoption Weekend: October 10 and 11, 2014
This fall, more than 800 adoptable animals will be featured from multiple shelters and rescue groups, each committed to making Utah a no-kill state. Adoption fees include spay/neuter, vaccinations and an adoption starter kit.
When: October 10-11, 2014 (Friday, 12 to 7pm, and Saturday, 10am to 7pm)
Where: Utah State Fairpark, 155 N 10th W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
To volunteer: call Utah Animal Adoption Center at 355-7387

Latest News

Furry Friends Car Show


Utah JYNX and Utah Animal Adoption Center are proud to support the Furry Friends Car Show!!! October 18th, 2014 at Jordan Landing from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM The Furry Friends Car Show is presenting over 100 cars and plety of entertainment to benefit Utah Animal Adoption Center. Please bring donations of Cash, Pet Food, and Pet Supplies to the event. There will be a live DJ (JC Hackett), raffles and auctions throughout the day!


Utah JYNX will have a booth where we will be have a meet and greet with the fans. The team will be donating a game jersey & game ball signed by the team and other misc JYNX swag. 100% of the donations will benifit the Utah Animal Adoption Center.


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