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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Senior man engaging with Hercules the therapy cat while a woman watches

Hercules the therapy cat goes from zero to hero to help Alzheimer's patients

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tabby cat went from homeless in a Wisconsin shelter to helping people who need him

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Two women getting a black and white pit bull type dog up into a transport van

How this struggling animal shelter in the Deep South turned into one of the best

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A transport program puts Southern Pines Animal Shelter on the map for saving thousands of dogs and cats in Mississippi and Louisiana

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