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Kittens, kittens, kittens!

Best Friends in Los Angeles has committed to save every kitten from L.A. city shelters between now and the end of the year, but help is needed.

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Speaking with one voice: A call for transparency in sheltering

Best Friends co-authors position statement calling for transparency in data provided by animal shelters.

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NKLA: Calling all heroes!

Los Angeles foster homes needed for dogs and cats with medical conditions in order to become nation’s largest no-kill city.

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Dogs have it. Do we?

The emotion of empathy isn’t just limited to humanity, but sometimes we can learn from our canine friends.

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One small step for Houston, one giant leap for no-kill 2025

Best Friends closer to opening a much-needed, and strategically important, lifesaving center in Houston.

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No-kill 2025: Small town, big challenges

Best Friends assists with lifesaving efforts at under-resourced and over-burdened shelter in Edinburg, Texas.

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Looking back at Hurricane Harvey and looking forward in Houston

One year after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, strong collaborations have been built and Best Friends has moved up the timeline for establishing a presence in Houston.

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Dogs, dogs, dogs!

Make this National Dog Day count by committing to help to end the killing of dogs (and cats) in shelters.

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Crazy talk in The New York Times

Low-cost and fee-waived adoptions result in the safe and long-term placement of hundreds of thousands of shelter pets annually.

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Animal control: The no-kill movement’s not-so-secret ally

Once thought of as “dog catchers,” animal control now focuses on identifying animal-related problems and implementing long-term, cost-effective solutions.

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