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Latest research shows more Americans willing to adopt

Contributors to the recent PetSmart Charities® U.S. Shelter Pet Report feel pet homelessness, adoption, and spay/neuter are important issues.

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Holiday hysteria hits again

Don’t perpetrate Internet hoaxes. It’s important to check the facts before sharing inaccurate animal welfare posts online.

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And now for something completely different

Shelter Animals Count has been created to obtain accurate shelter statistics. Best Friends is a founding member and welcomes shelters and rescues to get involved.

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Looking forward to the biggest, best national conference ever!

Join other animal welfare advocates in Las Vegas on October 23-26 for the Best Friends National Conference, an event described as “life changing.”

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Changing the world: Our own Francis Battista’s amazing TEDx Talk

In his TEDx Talk, Best Friends co-founder speaks about those early days and the power of a single citizen to change the world with “just an idea and commitment.”

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The Brothers Magoo

Individual animals with a second chance at life like Ray-Ray and Shadow provide the motivation for rescuers to work to Save Them All.

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Best Friends staff members get involved locally to Save them All

The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.

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Petunias in the desert

The Best Friends founders, a collection of mad geniuses and visionaries, inspired me to drop everything to join the mission to end shelter killing.

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How are we doing?

As a mission-driven organization, tracking our progress with detailed metrics serves to keep us on track and make us accountable to donors.

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BREAKING: Utah governor signs Best Friends BDL preemption bill

Utah governor signs HB 97, prohibiting any local government in the state from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation.

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