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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Alex Frol with Princess the dog in a red sweater

Adventures with a dog

Friday, June 15, 2018

When Alex met Princess, she knew that was the dog for her.

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Michelle Lunn-Adams petting the chin of her newly adopted cat Leroy Jenkins

Inspired by one cat with kidney disease to adopt another

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Leroy Jenkins may need a special diet and daily medication to manage his kidney disease, but to his adopter he’s pretty much perfect

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