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Humane Society to Bring 20 Dogs up for Adoption to Rio Tinto Stadium in Hopes of Finding Loving Homes during Match vs. Colorado
SANDY, Utah (Thursday, April 5, 2012) – As part of Real Salt Lake’s “Leo’s Paws for Cause” efforts, RSL is proud to host the Humane Society of Utah for a special dog adoption event in conjunction with Saturday’s Subaru Rocky Mountain Cup, presented by Mark Miller, against the Colorado Rapids at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Fans of the Claret-and-Cobalt that want to donate to the Humane Society of Utah can attend Saturday’s contest via a special ticket offer available through the Zions Bank Online Ticket Outlet at, with $5 of the $20 ticket for North End Zone seats (sections 30 & 31) going to the animal-friendly organization. Click here and enter the promotion code “Humane” to take advantage of this special offer.
As part of Saturday night’s festivities, in Sandy, the Carnival Real pregame festival from 5:00-7:00 p.m. will “go to the dogs,” as the Humane Society of Utah will bring 20 canines up for adoption for fans to get acquainted with during the night. Once the 7:00 p.m. MT kickoff arrives, fans inside the gates will also be able to mix and mingle with the four-legged friends in a designated area in the Southeast Concourse of the stadium. The Humane Society’s aim on the evening is to find loving homes for all 20 dogs, which will be available to go home with a potential new owner at the end of the night.
For more information on Saturday’s Humane Society event at Rio Tinto Stadium and upcoming “Leo’s Paws for Cause” events surrounding Real Salt Lake matches, contact Jen Petrosky at 801-727-2728 or Media members looking to cover the “Dog Days of April” Saturday night in Sandy are asked to contact John Koluder at 801-918-5050 or / /