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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Patrick in foster home

Seven signs Patrick may be the dog for you

By Leslie Smith on January 14, 2019

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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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Bentley the cat on a bed with some other cats in his home

Saving a cat lost in Zion National Park

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

For five months, Bentley was all alone in a national park, but now, he’s back in his happy home.

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Dogtown team lead wearing an orange Best Friends T-shirt hugging a boxer mix dog

Dream job with dogs at Best Friends in Utah

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dogtown team lead Tierney Sain shares what it’s like to work with hundreds of dogs who through the years have called Best Friends their home between homes.

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