If you’ve been thinking about getting a furry friend, today would be the perfect time to do it.
Monday marks National Rescue Dog Day, a day that recognizes the benefits of adopting a dog in need of a home.
According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year.
Utah is littered with places to adopt a rescue dog. See a list of places below:
Best Friends Animal Society (Salt Lake City/ Kanab)
CAWS- Community Animal Welfare Society (Salt Lake City)
Davis County Animal Shelter (Fruit Heights)
Draper City Animal Shelter (Draper)
Hearts 4 Paws Dog Rescue (West Valley City)
Humane Society of Utah (Murray)
Murray Animal Shelter (Murray)
North Utah Valley Animal Shelter (Lindon)
Nuzzles & Co. Pet Rescue and Adoption (Park City)
Salt Lake County Animal Services (Salt Lake City)
Second Chance for Homeless Pets (Millcreek)
South Salt Lake Animal Control (South Salt Lake)
Utah Animal Adoption Center (Salt Lake City)
West Jordan Animal Shelter (West Jordan)
West Valley Animal Shelter (West Valley City)