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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Squirrel and Squeak Adoption

Two homes share custody of two adorable rescued poodles

By Nicole Hamilton on July 3, 2019

Rose and Bella once had a rough life, but now they get to divide their time between two homes with two young adopters who love them

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Two community cats sitting outside on a porch under a bench

People come together to help cats on a flooded island

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

How a Best Friends community cat program in a single weekend helped 60 cats on Louisiana’s Grand Isle — with a lot of help from volunteers

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White puppy standing in a little patch of grass on a patio

When this puppy was born deaf, her foster parents taught her sign language

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Clover was born with impaired hearing, but she learned how to read hand signals in order to find the perfect forever home

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