COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Program Updates and Resources

By Jaimi Haig on March 16, 2020

Stay up to date regarding our programs and how you can help

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Patrick Adoption Update

Karma finally smiles on a high-energy, fun-loving pit bull terrier mix with a tough past

By Younjee Kim on March 3, 2020

From homeless in Houston to salvation in Salt Lake City, Patrick finds a home with amazing family of four

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Tati

Tiny kitten with serious injuries beats the odds and is now loving life

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2019

Tati wasn’t even a week old when she came to Best Friends with an injured leg, hip and dislocated knee, but today she’s loving life with a kitty best friend

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Distillery Cat Gimlet

Raise your glass: Rescued cat scores a sweet job in a Salt Lake City distillery

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2019

Gimlet came to Best Friends from a rural animal shelter outside of Salt Lake City and today lives at Beehive Distilling, where she’s working hard (and hardly working)

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Clicquot

Senior cat found herself homeless after diabetes diagnosis, but she is doing so much better now

By Nicole Hamilton on November 14, 2019

Aging like a fine wine, Clicquot is living the life of luxury with her new family, which says it’s a joy to care for a senior cat with special needs

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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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Westley

Wobbly kitten is perfect just the way he is

By Nicole Hamilton on October 17, 2019

Westley was born with cerebellar hypoplasia, a condition that affects his motor skills, but that doesn’t stop him from being loving, happy and even a little stubborn

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