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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Gus the black dog on a a walk outside on the sidewalk next to a person's legs

Dog adoption in the time of coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Couple planned to adopt Gus after he completed dog behavior training, but when NYC began shutting down, that plan kicked into high gear

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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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