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Monday:        10:00am- 5:00pm

Tuesday:       10:00am-12pm & 1:30PM- 5:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday:     10:00am to 5:00pm

Friday:          10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday:     Closed until further notice 

Sunday:        Closed​

*Adoptions stop an hour prior to closing time



582 W. 3000 N.

Spanish Fork, UT 84660


(801) 851-4080

South Utah Valley Animal Shelter serves the communities and animals of southern Utah County; Elk Ridge, Mapleton, Payson, Provo, Salem, Santaquin, Spanish Fork, Springville, and Woodland Hills.
We try to reunite lost animals with their owners. For dogs, cats, and other animals that are not reclaimed, we work to find them homes through our adoption program and by partnering with local rescues. 

  • Animal care and sheltering for lost and abandoned pets

  • Dog licensing

  • Online animal licensing

  • Pet adoptions and placement of animals with rescue groups

  • Volunteer and foster programs

  • Community education

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As COVID-19 concerns affect Utah County, the South Utah Valley Animal Shelter is taking cautionary steps to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, public and the pets in our care.

Effective Immediately 3/20/2020


The Animal Shelter will be CLOSED to the public and will be limited to appointments only. If you are missing an animal please contact us at

801-851-4080 or email to schedule an appointment. 


COVID – 19 Intake and Changes for the Public

If missing a pet:

  • Walkthrough appointments if there hasn’t been any symptoms of illness or possible exposure.

  • Check the website ( lost and found photos for pets if there has been exposure or illness. If the pet is on the website, we can do a redemption by phone and email and arrange a pickup time where we will bring the pet to the vehicle.

  • Check Lost/Found Pet Facebook pages for found animals:

    • Utah County Lost & Found Pets

    • Utah Lost and Found Pets

    • Springville/Mapleton Lost & Found Pets

    • Provo, Ut Lost and Found Animals & Pets

    • Utah Pets: Lost and Found

    • Payson Utah Lost & Found Pets

    • Santaquin Lost & Found Pets

  • Email or Facebook message a photo, description, and contact information for the missing pet to the shelter for us to post on our Facebook page.

Found Pets:

            We are attempting to only bring in emergency intake animals and are looking to have the public’s help to get the animals home before they come to the shelter.

  • Ask finder if they are able to hold onto the animal for a while to try to find the owner. We are taking down their contact information and asking to be sent a photo, description, and contact information for the finder by email or Facebook messenger to the South Utah Valley Animal Shelter Facebook page.

  • If someone is setting cat traps, we are asking them to not set any more traps for the time being. If they already have one in a trap, we will take it.

  • If someone has found neonatal kittens without a mother, we are asking them to leave the kittens. If a mother cat had abandoned them, they wouldn’t live long.

Owner Release Pets:

  • We are currently only taking in emergency case owner release pets right now.

    • Some examples are if the owner has died, owner is now homeless, the pet needs medical treatment that can’t be provided, or the animal is showing aggression (these pets will be euthanized).


  • We are not currently doing adoptions.