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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Two dogs, one tan and one black, rescued from a hoarding situation, with other little dogs behind them

37 dogs from a hoarding case find refuge with Best Friends in L.A.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Why these adorable dogs are a case for fostering at your local shelter

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Sosa, a black and white Labrador mix, sitting between Jess and Jane in a golf cart

Helping a dog go from reactive to relaxed

Friday, August 10, 2018

Sosa used to bark and lunge at people whenever he was on a leash or when a barrier separated him from other dogs, but now he’s living a much happier life.

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