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When it comes to pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, the public leads

Public perception shifting on how we view dogs who look like pit bull terriers.

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The Remarkable Dr. Kate Hurley: Evolution of a cat lifesaving legend

Kitten inspires Dr. Kate Hurley to attend veterinary school, co-found the Million Cat Challenge and revolutionize shelter medicine.

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The 2018 Best Friends National Conference: “They laughed at us”

The 2018 Best Friends National Conference that took place in Los Angeles last week (July 19-21) was one of our best yet and, in many ways, marked a quantum leap for Best Friends and for the no-kill movement. The conference has been and remains a transformative experience, both in its rejuvenating energy and critical distribution […]

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Best Friends National Conference in Los Angeles

Learn and be inspired by watching live stream of Julie Castle’s keynote address from the conference this Saturday.

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Nothing to hide: The benefits of transparency

Sharing data and goals can help an animal welfare organization’s public image, support and trust.

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In My Own Words – A Vision For The Future

Eight weeks ago, I was accorded the extraordinary privilege and honor of being appointed to the position of CEO by the Best Friends Animal Society Board of Directors. It was the culmination of four years of preparation following the board’s decision to select me in their succession planning. A previous blog by our board chair, […]

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When the fireman sets the fire: Dog rescues that bankroll puppy mills

Rescue groups that spend thousands of dollars on a single dog at breeder auctions are enabling abuse.

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Best Friends founders honored

Social Capital Hero Award presented to Best Friends’ co-founders for their great impact for the greater good.

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An audacious goal

No-kill “fantasy” is fast becoming a reality a year and a half since Best Friends declared intention to lead the nation to no-kill by 2025.

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NKLA: Where we’ve been, where we are and where we are going

Remarkable lifesaving progress has been made in the City of Angels since the founding of the No-Kill Los Angeles Coalition in 2012.

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