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New Jersey declares ‘thumbs up’ for no-kill

Resolution 237, declaring the intent for New Jersey to be no-kill by 2025 has passed in the New Jersey state assembly.

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Another successful super adoption as L.A. gets closer to NKLA

Thanks to changing perceptions, collaboration and events like super adoptions, animals previously considered “unadoptable” now finding loving homes.

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In Memory of John Fripp

We mourn the loss of John Fripp, co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society.

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Los Angeles City Council passes no-kill resolution

The City of Angels is on target to becoming no-kill in 2017, and in collaboration with the NKLA coalition, the city council reaffirms its commitment to that goal.

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The right stuff

Best Friends is assembling a team of animal welfare superstars from around the U.S. to join our current staff to end the killing in our nation’s shelters by 2025.

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The Muppets take Manhattan

Best Friends New York Adoption Center opening today in SoHo as our next step toward a no-kill nation by 2025.

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Removing breed labels from adoptable pets

All dogs are individuals, so Best Friends and other shelters are working to see if removing speculative breed identifications help or hurt the adoption process.

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In Memoriam: Mark Dodge

Please join us in paying homage to the co-founder of FixNation for his service to our country and the animals in Los Angeles.

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RIP, Tom Hayden

The animal welfare community loses advocate responsible for passage of California’s Hayden Act.

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Diggy dodges breed ban, but unjust law still needs to be overturned

Diggy the dog, suspected of being a pit bull terrier in a town with breed-discriminatory legislation, wins his case. But what about other dogs in Michigan?

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