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Viral adoption story highlights absurdity of breed discrimination

Best Friends working with Make Michigan Next coalition on legislation to insure that all dogs in the state are evaluated as individuals, not categories.

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Obama’s words for the no-kill movement

Recent presidential speech addresses the need for compromise, a lesson that applies to animal welfare advocates working to Save Them All.

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The flat earthers of animal welfare

Don’t listen to the naysayers, we can Save Them All. Attend the Best Friends National Conference in Salt Lake City to learn how.

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Global banking firm takes a stand for the animals

Recent policy announcement by the ING Group makes it easier to support companies that support the humane treatment of animals.

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Who should you believe — some reporter or your lying eyes?

Many shelter pit bull terrier identifications are wrong, which can result in grave consequences. Removing labels allows adopters to pick on merits, not stereotypes.

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New incentive program hopes to boost participation in national database program

Maddie’s Fund is offering $1,000 in monetary motivation for shelter and rescue groups to join Shelter Animals Count’s national database.

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SeaWorld: Not feeling the love

Growing success of the no-kill movement and recent news from SeaWorld further prove our vision of a better world through kindness to animals.

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The pursuit of breeding perfection leaves a trail of destruction

Survey shows that the average lifespan of many purebred dog breeds is decreasing. Breed registry groups need to take a stand for canine health and welfare.

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Happy World Spay Day!

Best Friends and our No More Homeless Pets Network partners spayed and neutered over 132,000 animals in 2015 as part of our effort to Save Them All.

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Once more with feeling: Save Them All!

Animal advocates must work together, learn from others’ success and be open to new ideas to achieve no-kill.

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