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 Lifesaving Center in Sugar House, and leads the NKUT initiative.


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NKUT UT County Report Card

New Best Friends Animal Society ‘No-Kill Utah’ Report Card Focuses on Utah County

By Temma Martin on July 6, 2019

Report Card Shows How People Can Help End the Killing of Pets in Utah County Shelters

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Malcolm the dog sitting in the back seat of a red cat with a man and woman sitting in the front seats

From street life to sweet life: Long-term resident dog finally goes home

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Two dog trainers come together and open their homes to help an enthusiastic dog learn the skills needed to get him adopted

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Jennifer Bigler taking a selfie with Mr. Cheeks the cat

Cat finds love after surviving snow, frostbite and a heart condition

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

After being found frostbitten in the snow with a rope around his legs, Mr. Cheeks eventually came to Best Friends and met an adopter who thinks he’s everything

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