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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Sylvester & Lionel

When two older cats are better than one

By Nicole Hamilton on September 19, 2018

Elderly cats Lionel and Sylvester may have had stiff competition (thanks to kitten season), but that didn’t stop them from finding one great home.

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Adventure Pets

Stories from the road: A dog and cat’s adventures

By Nicole Hamilton on August 24, 2018

Meet people who are sharing their love of the great outdoors with their adopted pets.

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RJ the tabby cat sitting on Heather in her home

Incontinent cats living the good life

Thursday, September 20, 2018

You might be surprised at how simple it can be to love and live with cats who can’t go to the bathroom on their own.

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Blaine the dog in the back of a car with a woman police officer

Shelter dogs on patrol with Louisville police

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Innovative dog field trip program at Louisville Metro Animal Services, a Best Friends Network partner, pairs homeless dogs with police officers for the benefit of both.

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