The Salt Lake County Animal Shelter is participating in the national adopt-a-dog program during October.

Those adopting a dog this month will receive a "doggie bag" filled with goodies, a dog skills training booklet and an entry form for the national poster dog contest. Also, a dog collar and identification tags will be offered.The shelter is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The shelter is located at 511 W. 39th South.