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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Matilda Houston Dog

Dog saved from homelessness and heartworm disease

By Nicole Hamilton on October 15, 2018

Matilda’s life was at risk when she was surrendered to a busy shelter in Houston, but then she got a fresh start and a new family in Salt Lake City.

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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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Matilda the brown pit-bull-type dog with cropped ears

Dog saved from homelessness and heartworm disease

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Matilda’s life was at risk when she was surrendered to a busy animal shelter in Houston, but then she got a fresh start and a new family in Salt Lake City.

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Volunteer Michael Moran holding two of his foster kittens in a gloved hand

LAPD officer by day, kitten foster by night

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Meet Michael Moran, a Los Angeles Police Department reserve officer/detective and foster dad who steps up in a big way to help newborn kittens, including kittens with ringworm.

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