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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Shin-Lennox Reunion

Missing senior cat found on his birthday

By Nicole Hamilton on May 14, 2019

Lennox slipped out of his home and spent time in two different shelters before his family found him — on his 15th birthday.

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Utah Map and Legend

Best Friends Animal Society ‘No-Kill Utah’ Report Card Highlights Status of Pet Lifesaving Across State

By Temma Martin on May 13, 2019

Report Card Shows Areas with Most Lifesaving, and Where Most Pets Are Killed Outlines How People Can Help End the Killing of Pets in Shelters

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Dogtown caregiver Jess Cieplinski hugging Abe the dog

Woman follows her heart (and a rescued dog) to her dream job.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

What these homeless dogs are teaching the teacher

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Cream tabby community cat with an ear tip

Here’s how we're saving thousands of cats in Florida

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Best Friends’ community cat program, in partnership with Osceola County Animal Services (OCAS), is helping central Florida’s cats in a big way.

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