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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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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Charger the dog in front of a paddle board and paddle

How a once homeless blind dog got the good life

Friday, December 14, 2018

For Charger, a paddle-boarding, couch-loving dog who has been blind since birth, the world is his oyster.

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 Sara Wright and Tom Torode at the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Salt Lake City with Frankie the pit-bull-type dog

New beginning for pit-bull-terrier-like dog

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Removing an outdated breed policy and transporting Frankie out of Texas not only saved his life, but helped get him the best new home he could hope for.

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