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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Foster Kittens

Top 10 reasons to foster a pet

By Nicole Hamilton on November 8, 2018

Pet fostering for your local rescue or shelter makes a huge difference in the life of a homeless dog or cat, and it helps open more space for another pet in need.

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Franklin's Adoption

Two days, hundreds of dogs and cats adopted

By Kelli Harmon on November 8, 2018

NKUT Super Adoption helps dogs and cats go home by the hundreds.

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Smiling woman hugging Santiao the mastiff

Helping a starving mastiff gain weight and find love

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Santiago was so underweight you could see all his bones — that is, until he went to Best Friends in L.A. where he got the medical attention (and love) he needed to find a home.

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A smiling woman wearing a jacket hugging Ghost the dog, who is also smiling

Nine “aww”-worthy moments with kittens and other pets

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Some are funny, some might make you cry happy tears, but all these moments with animals from Best Friends will make your day a little bit better.

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