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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Super Adoption

NKUT Super Adoption success

By Best Friends staff on May 10, 2018

Salt Lake City adoption event saves hundreds of pets.

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Jan & Daisy

How a Senior Cat is Changing the Life of a Senior Adopter

By Nicole Hamilton on April 30, 2018

A 20-year-old cat finds her perfect new home at an assisted living facility.

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Chancho the brown and white Chihuahua mix with a curled tail

Little dog steals adopter’s heart

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Small dogs that don’t bark? Kristi didn’t believe it — until she took Pablo on a sleepover.

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Peter Wolf sitting in front of a laptop computer

Why community cat programs are essential to making the country no-kill by 2025

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Peter Wolf, research and policy analyst at Best Friends, explains why TNR programs for free-roaming felines are vital in saving animals in shelters.

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