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14 pet adoption stories to make you believe in love
See how much unconditional love and companionship adoptable pets have to offer.
Feel the love
Mending a kitten's broken heart
Kitten survives emergency open-chest surgery and thrives in his foster home.
Foster home becomes permanent
How Fossey the cat got his sparkle back
After many months of health challenges, this big guy has a bright future ahead of him.
Read about his care
Kitten with unique walk lives life to the fullest
Meet Colt, a resilient orange tabby who’s learned to navigate the world in his own way.
Now he's a very happy kitten
Faces of No-Kill: Senior cat mentors foster kittens
This 15-year-old orange tabby teaches us that senior pets still have a lot of life to live and love to give.
See him at work
Cat with bullet wounds gets a new life of love
Despite being shot by a pellet gun, sweet Poppy is so trusting of people.
See her happily ever after
Hip hip hooray! Puppy gets life-changing surgery
A total hip replacement would allow Cricket to run, jump, and play like any other dog. But she had to heal first.
Watch her recover
Prancer the cat is home for the holidays
She has a condition that makes her wobble as she walks, but it doesn’t keep this jolly kitten from living life to the fullest.
See her now
Blind kitten and little dog forge unlikely friendship
He was a pup just living his life. She was a blind kitten with boundless energy. It was a match made in heaven.
Meet the best buds
Senior cat keeps on truckin’
He’s got one eye and zero teeth, but senior cat Captain Pearl is loving his new home and life in a big rig.
Traveling the road to recovery into a loving home
Magical pet adoption stories to lift your spirits
A dog who smiles all the time. A puppy who landed a new home at a business conference. These pets are living the good life after being adopted from Best Friends.
Meet the happy families
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Faces of No-Kill: Swift action saves puppy’s life
Whitney needed help fast after swallowing a foxtail.
See how Whitney got the care she needed
Mama dog and pups get their day in the sun
After mama dog Earth delivered six puppies at a Salt Lake City shelter, they all came to Best Friends and were adopted in a flash.
Watch them grow
Foster caregivers help dog heal
Simon beat a serious skin infection with the help of modern medicine and two wonderful foster families.
Watch as he improves
Rescued cat lands gig at garden center
Boots has perfect attendance, is a team player, and has a knack for making customers feel comfortable.
See how she improves morale