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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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Zappos Black Friday adoption event: A door-buster for sure!

Results are in: More than 6,200 pets adopted as a result of Zappos adoption promotion over Black Friday weekend!

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Zappos gives big to save pets

Zappos is underwriting adoption fees for 100 Best Friends Network partners from Nov. 27-30. Adopt a pet for the holidays!

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The Champions: A game changer for pit-bull-like dogs

Documentary chronicles how five dogs rescued from Michael Vick’s Bad Newz Kennels have helped spread the message that dogs are individuals, regardless of breed.

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Call it owner surrender or on-demand dumping of pets, the policy needs to change

Managed admission, rather than on-demand relinquishment of cats and dogs to shelters, results in more positive outcomes for the animals and more lives saved.

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It’s time to Strut Your Mutt and raise money to save lives

Get strutting! Your participation in our annual dog walk in 12 cities around the nation offers fundraising opportunities for local shelter and rescues.

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Best Friends SoCal shelter transport program comes to an end

Thanks to other transport partners in L.A. County, Best Friends’ Pup My Ride program set to retire, so resources can be devoted to NKLA initiative.

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On puppy mills and presidents

Animal advocacy hits the campaign trail, as presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a stance on puppy mills, indicating the need to do more.

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The guy in the dog suit: Part II

The DNA test results are in for Teddy, a mixed-breed dog of previously unknown ancestry, who was rescued following Hurricane Katrina.

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Ten years later: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina

A decade after Hurricane Katrina, Francis reflects on how the storm united animal lovers around a shared ideal that the lives of all pets matter.

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