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The mission of West Valley City Animal Services is to diligently improve the quality of life in our community by providing safety to citizens and animals, preserving the health of citizens, and providing care for animals.

Our mission is to provide these services in a professional manner being sensitive to the interests of the citizens, the welfare of the animals and the overall good of the community.

West Valley City Animal Services proudly serves the City of Taylorsville. West Valley City and Taylorsville residents may call 801-965-5800 to contact West Valley City and Taylorsville Animal Services, the West Valley City and Taylorsville Animal Shelter or to report a stray animal. For after-hours service, please call 801-840-4000.
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  1. Contact Us:

    Dave Moss

    Animal Services Director

    Nathan Beckstead

    Field Operations Supervisor

    Kathy Schuster

    Shelter Supervisor


    Monday - Friday

    9:30 am - 6 pm*


    10 am - 2 pm* Note: The front office (licensing, adoptions, payments, etc.) is open on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.

    *Monetary transactions are stopped 30 minutes prior to closing; adoption meet and greets are stopped one hour prior to closing each day to allow our staff to prepare the animals for bed.

    The West Valley City Animal Shelter is closed on most nationally observed holidays.

    4522 West 3500 South
    West Valley City, UT 84120

    Ph: 801-965-5800
    Fax: 801-965-3974
    After Hours: 801-840-4000