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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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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Adventure Pets

Stories from the road: A dog and cat’s adventures

By Nicole Hamilton on August 24, 2018

Meet people who are sharing their love of the great outdoors with their adopted pets.

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Alice the dog standing up on her hind legs giving a hug to a woman

Meet a taekwondo center’s canine cheerleader

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Alice, one of the most empathetic dogs you’ll meet, helps the people around her. put their best foot forward.

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Coop the black bunny in a pen in the grass

Partially paralyzed rabbit gets hopping again

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Coop was barely able to move when he came to Best Friends, but now he’s happy, healthy and hopping again.

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