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Movement leader, game-changer and 70th birthday guy

Julie Castle honors her mentor and beloved friend Francis Battista, encouraging others to offer birthday greetings to him on his special day.

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The most effective program of all

Spreading the word about Best Friends and the no-kill movement to those outside of the animal welfare community helps save the lives of shelter pets.

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Tired of sad animal TV ads? Try this …

Best Friends’ latest television PSA focuses on a positive love for homeless shelter pets, instead of guilt-inducing damaged goods.

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Best Friends super adoption event: Brooklyn edition

Be among the 15,000 people attending our New York City adoption event at the Brooklyn Expo Center this weekend, where we expect to find homes for over 400 animals.

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Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Giving Tuesday looks to gain momentum

Just in time for Giving Tuesday, thanks to some very generous members, every gift to Best Friends in December, up to $2 million dollars, will be matched.

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The fix For Black Friday mall madness stress? Adopt a pet!

Best Friends pet adoption centers in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles are hosting Black Friday reduced-fee pet adoption promotions.

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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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