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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West Valley City Success

Secrets behind a Salt Lake City animal shelter’s success

By Kelli Harmon and Nicole Hamilton on August 12, 2020

West Valley City Animal Services has been no-kill for years and now the shelter supports others so they can get there, too

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Long John Silver by Tara McKenney

Big Utah mountains no match for a dog with a paralyzed leg

By Tara McKenney on July 17, 2020

Long John Silver may have an immobilized hind leg, but that hasn’t slowed him down one bit

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Brandon Alexander sitting on the ground next to Bear and Austin the dogs

Dog named Bear is just right for his new home

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Bear spent much of his life in and out of shelters, but he fit right into his new life with Brandon and a dog brother who looks just like him

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Fenway and Stax the dogs sitting next to each other on a piece of agility equipment

The shy dog and the hound

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

When Fenway needed a companion to help build her confidence, Stax was the perfect dog for the job and he’s loving his new friend

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