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A nod to the innovator of our era, the father of the no-kill movement retires

Father of the no-kill movement Rich Avanzino‘s innovative thinking and business sense, from the San Francisco SPCA to Maddie’s Fund, transformed animal welfare.

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Katrina: How the no-kill philosophy came to disaster response

Same commitment to no-kill principles that drove Best Friends’ animal rescue efforts following Hurricane Katrina continues with today’s work to Save Them All.

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Will declawing be outlawed in New York?

Animal-friendly legislation is introduced that could make New York the first state in the U.S. to make declawing of domestic cats illegal.

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160,000 animals saved during 2014: Best Friends’ 30th anniversary year

As 2014 and Best Friends’ 30 year anniversary draws to a close, Bela’s arrival is just the latest among many year-end highlights in our effort to Save Them All.

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Two major wins for community cats

We’re celebrating National Feral Cat Day early this year after Community Cats Project victories in Albuquerque and Tucson, which will save more feline lives.

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Collective double take

Lifelong animal welfare advocate is named CEO of lobbying group the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council in surprising move.

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Network partners receive more than $500,000 in grants

With Best Friends working collaboratively with other 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations around the country, we can Save Them All.

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The continuing upside of the Michael Vick dogfighting bust

Vicktory dogs serve as models for lifesaving Delaware law that now ensures dogs seized from dogfighting ring busts to be individually evaluated.

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Community cats put at risk by overreaching federal employees

Take action to demand that U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employees abide by their own “no policy” position on TNR.

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New foster care program launches in New York City

Tri-state residents asked to open their homes and foster a shelter pet to help New York City become no-kill.

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