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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Walter

Giant polar bear of a dog inspires so many people to help him find a home

By Nicole Hamilton on November 5, 2019

It took several people (including a pilot) to help this pit bull and mastiff mix leave the shelter, but nothing was going to stop them from giving this gentle dog the life he deserved

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Etch a Sketch

Etch A Sketch artist draws portraits of homeless pets to help them get adopted

By Nicole Hamilton on November 5, 2019

How an iconic drawing toy helped raise awareness for rescued dogs and cats in Salt Lake City

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Two large St. Bernard type dogs sitting in the back seat of a car

Forsyth Humane Society receives $16,000 to help turn the tide for North Carolina’s homeless pets

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Determined to save pets in their community, Forsyth Humane Society steps up to take the county shelter to no-kill; a new transport van will help them reach their goal

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Cecelia, a dog rescued after Hurricane Dorian

Heartwarming updates from rescued Hurricane Dorian dogs are sure to make your day

Thursday, November 7, 2019

These dogs got a last-minute ride to Best Friends in Atlanta from Pender County Animal Shelter, and now they’re in happy new homes

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