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2016 Best Friends National Conference is almost underway

Next week’s National Conference in Salt Lake City offers inspiration, networking opportunities and the chance to learn from the best in the no-kill movement.

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2016 Best Friends National Conference comes home to Utah

Best Friends was founded in 1984. It was in that year that the Best Friends founders acquired the Utah property that would become home to the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for abandoned, abused and special-needs animals. Best Friends Animal Sanctuary remains the heart of our national organization and is home to more than 1,700 dogs, […]

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It’s time for the Best Friends All-Staff Week

Best Friends employees come to the Sanctuary, the heart of the organization, to renew their commitment to Save Them All.

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Best Friends earns Harris Poll EquiTrend honors for third time in six years

Message of working together to Save Them All resonates with the public and aids in Best Friends’ Animal Welfare Nonprofit Brand of the Year win.

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You’ll laugh, you’ll cry: The Champions, the documentary about the Vicktory dogs, releases today

Award-winning film celebrating the canine victims of Michael Vick’s Bad Newz Kennels now screening in select cities and available for purchase.

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Taking an entire state to no-kill

With an 84.2 percent save rate in Utah for 2015, the 56 partners in the NKUT coalition are making incredible headway in creating a no-kill state.

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Time to register for the 2016 Best Friends National Conference

This year’s Best Friends National Conference will be the best one yet. Register today!

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How corporate partnerships save lives

Nature’s Variety Instinct will supply pet food to the animals at our sanctuary and regional centers, as well promote our mission on special product packaging.

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Dont blame Craigslist or any other marketing channel for adoptions gone wrong

A number of posts deriding Craigslist as an unsafe venue for adoption promotions have crossed my screen recently. These tend to bubble up following an expose of some animal abuser who adopted a dog or cat via a Craigslist ad. The sky isn’t falling. Such anger and distress is misplaced. Craigslist, like Petfinder, Facebook or […]

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Solving the problem of puppy mills

Las Vegas joins an ever-growing list of more than 100 communities that have enacted a local ordinance banning the sale of mill-bred pets in local pet stores.

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