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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Squirrel and Squeak Adoption

Two homes share custody of two adorable rescued poodles

By Nicole Hamilton on July 3, 2019

Rose and Bella once had a rough life, but now they get to divide their time between two homes with two young adopters who love them

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Woman holding a tabby kitten over her shoulder while another woman looks on and smiles

Cat lovers descend on Los Angeles CatCon and 176 cats are adopted

Monday, July 15, 2019

Best Friends was the official adoption partner of CatCon 2019, the world’s biggest cat-centric event, which recently took place in Pasadena, California

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Person syringe feeding a small calico kitten

How Best Friends is empowering shelters to save even more of the animals they love

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Best Friends Leadership Training Academy provides shelter staff with hands-on experience so they can help even more homeless pets

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