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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Best Friends Network spotlight: Arctic Breeds Rescue

By Arin Greenwood on February 1, 2018

Two rescued dogs stole the show at Sundance, promoting dog adoption and the film White Fang.

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Best Friends Network spotlight: Humane Society of Utah

By Arin Greenwood on January 11, 2018

Ziggy the dog gets a massage — and a family

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Students, many veterans, from the Animal Behavior College dog training program work with dogs from Best Friends in Los Angeles

Veterans make a difference for homeless dogs in L.A.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Animal Behavior College students work with dogs at the Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center in Los Angeles.

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Thomas, the Hurricane Harvey survivor cat, recovers from a terrible head wound and badly infected sinus

Hurricane Harvey survivor cat

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Thomas the cat came to the Sanctuary after Hurricane Harvey for help with a terrible wound, and now he’s happy and healthy.

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