Bud and Dandelion

Dog learns how to trust people with a little help from a friend

By Nicole Hamilton on July 22, 2021

Couple steps up to foster a very shy dog and gets a whole lot of assistance from their live-in dog expert, Dandelion

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Glitter

After a mom dog’s eight puppies were safe and adopted, it was her time to shine

By Tracy Blowers on June 10, 2021

Sweet mama dog from the Navajo Nation finds a home where she’s getting all the love and affection she once gave her puppies

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Ogden

Grumpy, toothless min pin finds a family who loves everything about him

By Peggy Race on May 10, 2021

Senior dog with limited vision lands a home where his quirks are celebrated

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Hubie

Veterinarian is a senior dog’s prescription for the good life

By Lindsay Hutton on April 15, 2021

After taking one look at Hubie’s snowy white face and the steep price of his medical plan, Zoe Braun knew he was her dog

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Toro courtesy of Matt Rocha

2020: A record-breaking year for Best Friends in Utah

January 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Salt Lake City, foster volunteers helped Best Friends pivot for an epic year of lifesaving

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Max's adoption

Despite her difficult past, this dog is kind to everyone she meets

By Tracy Blowers on December 7, 2020

Max sustained permanent nerve damage after being shot in the foot, but letting the past get her down really isn’t this young dog’s style

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Hazel and Ryan

143-pound mastiff becomes daddy’s girl

By Kristi Littrell on July 2, 2020

Severe spondylosis landed Hazel in a shelter, but now she’s living her best life with her new dad

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River

Meet a seven-year-old who takes ‘Save Them All” seriously

By Kristi Littrell on June 12, 2020

How one special dog stole the hearts of his superstar foster family

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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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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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