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Bela is coming to Best Friends

We are thrilled to announce that Bela has been released to Best Friends Animal Society and we are currently arranging his transport to our sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.

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Making the case for Bela

Show support to save Bela the dog after his person passed away by sharing the #SaveBela hashtag on social media to request he come to Best Friends.

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Million cat challenge

New collaborative shelter-based campaign provides initiatives to keep cats out of animal shelters and produce a positive outcome for those who do.

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How the U.S. shelter system is failing cats

With a feline return-to-owner rate of only two percent, we need to modernize animal sheltering for cats to reflect present-day humane expectations.

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Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity: Monumental change through building bridges

Julie Castle’s TEDxSaltLakeCity Talk discusses how the Vicktory dogs have helped change policies and public perceptions surrounding pit bull terrier-type dogs.

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2014 Best Friends National Conference a success

From the commemorative 30th anniversary celebration to Julie’s keynote speech, our recent conference was a mission-affirming experience for everyone involved.

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Best Friends National Conference reflects trends in the no-kill movement

Social change, as evidenced by our 2014 Best Friends National Conference keynote speaker Adam Braun, is the key to our ability to Save Them All.

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Strut your pit bull … er, mutt!

Strut Your Mutt in New York City raises more than $281,000 and showcases many friendly pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, helping overcome their undeserved stereotypes.

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Run, Gregory, run: Part II

Supporters cheer on CEO Gregory Castle as he runs through Best Friends Animal Sanctuary during the third stage of the 170-mile Grand to Grand Ultra foot race.

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Is pet overpopulation a myth?

All tools available, including low-cost spay/neuter services, TNR programs, shelter surrender intervention and adoptions, must be used to end shelter killing.

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