About Best Friends in Utah

Best Friends Animal Society in Utah is working collaboratively with animal rescue groups, city shelters and passionate individuals who are all dedicated to the mission of making Utah a no-kill state. As part of this mission, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, runs the Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Sugar House, and leads the NKUT initiative.


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Long John Silver by Tara McKenney

Big Utah mountains no match for a dog with a paralyzed leg

By Tara McKenney on July 17, 2020

Long John Silver may have an immobilized hind leg, but that hasn’t slowed him down one bit

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Valerie by BJ Jensen

An injured cat’s journey: From cardboard box to big, loving home

By Nicole Hamilton on July 17, 2020

A 13-year-old cat named Valerie, found seriously wounded inside a box in a parking lot, is thriving in a home with her senior adopter

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Chet the cat cuddling with Erika

Adoption update from the world’s cuddliest cat

Monday, August 3, 2020

Chet always craved affection and now that he has a family of his very own, there’s no end to the cuddles

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Charlie and Roxy the kittens adopted together, snuggled on a blue blanket

Two kittens plus three boys equal a house full of love

Friday, July 31, 2020

Kitten siblings Charlie and Roxy landed a new home with a New York family that included a dad who never before had cats and three young boys who think the world of them

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