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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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Full-circle win in Beverly Hills

Victory in Beverly Hills, where Best Friends’ work against puppy mills first began, after recent passage of retail pet sales ordinance.

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Who’s the guy in the dog suit? A DNA test will finally reveal the truth!

As part of our commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a DNA panel is being run on rescued dog Teddy. Guess his genetic identity and win.

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Puppy parties: The latest in prime-time support of puppy mills

Disappointment proves to be an understatement after a “Today” show segment endorses a puppy renting and selling business, instead of promoting pet adoption.

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Animal control enforcement abuse costs lives

Enacting mandatory spay/neuter laws without providing easy access to low-cost or free services puts low-income pet owners and their animals at risk.

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Honoring the bonds forged in battle

Please ask your Senator to support amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which would give adoption priority to military dogs’ handlers.

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You can’t put a price on your best friend

Fee-waived and reduced-fee promotions generate interest in cat and dog adoptions, make no difference in how pets are valued, and help save lives.

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Come and get ’em while they last!

Please join us at our Pet Super Adoption events, featuring hundreds of cats and dogs, coming up in New York City, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles.

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“I’ve made up my mind. Don’t confuse me with the facts.”

When more than 4 million cats and dogs are killed in U.S. shelters every year, we need to be open to new, though sometimes controversial, lifesaving ideas.

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The absurdity (and tragedy) of breed-discriminatory laws

After her pit bull terrier saves her from an abusive boyfriend, woman is forced to rehome her dog because of a breed-discriminatory law.

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