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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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Program Updates and Resources

By Jaimi Haig on March 16, 2020

Stay up to date regarding our programs and how you can help

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Manuel the black and white dog running from a person as part of search and rescue training

Dogs sniff out joy with search and rescue training

Monday, April 6, 2020

Dogs find their happy place with search and rescue training at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

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Stormy the horse with his ears back and tongue stuck out

7 cute animal shenanigans at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Friday, April 3, 2020

From silly faces to strange hiding places, check out these delightful animal antics from dogs, cats, goats, birds and pigs at Best Friends

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