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Best Friends–Utah is working hard to help cats and dogs in shelters find forever homes
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Bentley and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed a complaint with the state Health Department, claiming the North Utah Valley Animal Shelter never contacted the Utah Animal Adoption Center — as required under state law — before selling the dog to the school for $50.
Two years into an initiative to make Utah a state that no longer kills cats and dogs in shelters,  is celebrating an increasing save rate.
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Back in 2014 — the first year of the NKUT initiative — the combined save rate for dogs and cats in Utah shelters was 77.4 percent. In 2015, the number jumped to 84.4 percent, and last year it crept to 85.8 percent. Sheltie Rescue of Utah has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Sandy, Utah.
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Photo provided by FlickrIvins Animal Shelter and Adoption Center has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Ivins, Utah.
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NKUT is an initiative led by Best Friends Animal Society that brings together passionate individuals, city shelters, and an entire coalition of animal welfare organizations to end the killing of dogs and cats in shelters throughout the entire state of Utah by the year 2019. Our plan is straightforward: provide spay/neuter services where they are needed most so that fewer animals go into shelters, and increase adoptions so that more animals are placed into new homes. Step by critical step, we believe that together, we can bring the number of pets killed in Utah shelters to zero. At North Utah Valley Animal Shelter in Lindon you will find a great selection of dogs and cats to choose from. This page has information about pet adoption fees, five reasons to adopt a shelter dog or cat, plus tips on how to successfully adopt a shelter dog.The Utah Animal Adoption Center (UAAC) is a non-euthanizing animal shelter that rescues and finds homes for an average of 1,000 dogs and cats each year. UAAC has been dedicated to reducing the tragedies of pet overpopulation, the euthanasia of healthy adoptable pets, and ending animal suffering since 1983. We’re not there yet, however. In 2016, more than 2,400 dogs and cats were killed in Utah shelters, simply because they didn’t have homes. But by working together, Best Friends–Utah, coalition rescue groups and shelter partners are determined to take that number to zero.Best Friends–Utah is working hard to help cats and dogs in shelters find forever homes. And by partnering with the state’s shelters through outreach programs, we know that we truly can Save Them All. As part of our shelter partnerships, we provide Utah animal shelters with the tools and resources they need to save lives, such as fundraising events, adoption promotions, stipends and more.We’re not there yet, however. In 2016, more than 2,400 dogs and cats were killed in Utah shelters, simply because they didn’t have homes. But by working together, Best Friends–Utah, coalition rescue groups and shelter partners are determined to take that number to zero.