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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NKUT UT County Report Card

New Best Friends Animal Society ‘No-Kill Utah’ Report Card Focuses on Utah County

By Temma Martin on July 6, 2019

Report Card Shows How People Can Help End the Killing of Pets in Utah County Shelters

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Woman wearing a hat and sunglasses kissing a small brown and white dog

Rescue pets provide comfort after Dayton shooting

Friday, August 16, 2019

After the mass shooting in Ohio on August 4, 2019, puppies and kittens from the Humane Society of Greater Dayton help calm local residents

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Black and white kitten Candycane walking on a leash nose-to-nose with a small white dog also walking on a leash

This incredible survivor cat overcame impossible odds to believe one crazy thing: That he's actually a dog

Friday, August 16, 2019

Candycane landed in a shelter at just two weeks old and almost died, but today he’s living the good life

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