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 Utah Adoption Center in Sugar House, and leads the NKUT initiative.

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Foster Kittens

Top 10 reasons to foster a pet

By Nicole Hamilton on November 8, 2018

Pet fostering for your local rescue or shelter makes a huge difference in the life of a homeless dog or cat, and it helps open more space for another pet in need.

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Franklin's Adoption

Two days, hundreds of dogs and cats adopted

By Kelli Harmon on November 8, 2018

NKUT Super Adoption helps dogs and cats go home by the hundreds.

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Audrey, the black and white pit-bull-type dog, smiling with tongue sticking out

Dog paralyzed by valley fever gets back on her feet

Monday, November 12, 2018

Audrey couldn't even stand up when she came to Best Friends, but now she has a new lease on life.

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Pair of eartipped brown tabby medium hair community cats outside on the grass

14 reasons to cheer for new animal laws in 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

A look at just a few of the many legislative highlights for dogs and cats this year

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