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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Matilda Houston Dog

Dog saved from homelessness and heartworm disease

By Nicole Hamilton on October 15, 2018

Matilda’s life was at risk when she was surrendered to a busy shelter in Houston, but then she got a fresh start and a new family in Salt Lake City.

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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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Rosie the dog getting adopted by her new family

Help and a new home for a dog with mange

Thursday, October 18, 2018

How Rosie, a dog at a busy Atlanta shelter, received the care she needed at Best Friends to heal from mange and find a home

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Matilda the brown pit-bull-type dog with cropped ears

Dog saved from homelessness and heartworm disease

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Matilda’s life was at risk when she was surrendered to a busy animal shelter in Houston, but then she got a fresh start and a new family in Salt Lake City.

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