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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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Good news and bad on the puppy mill front

While retail sales bans on mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits are becoming more common, a new survey reveals people still buy dogs at pet stores instead of adopt.

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Food for thought

Best Friends’ Save Them All message will reach grocery shelves thanks to partnership with Luvsome and Abound pet food sold by the Kroger chain.

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National Park Service offers misguided regulation

Speak out against the proposal that would endanger “domestic or feral” animals in our national parks.

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Pit bull terrier initiatives progress

We are making progress to educate the public about the plight of pit bull terriers and change stereotypes about them.

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Puppy mill initiatives progress

We have made progress in drive to shut down puppy mills, though movement is still a grassroots one that needs your support.

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TNR is the answer

Trap/neuter/return (TNR) is the indisputable answer to the community cat question. Killing is not.

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Saving lives in Utah’s second-largest city

West Valley City is on verge of achieving no-kill status, with an 89.7 percent save rate in 2013.

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A big Best Friends win for the animals in Utah — the battle rages in Missouri

Many of us here at Best Friends spent yesterday afternoon sitting on the edge of our office chairs. We were captivated (and nervous!) watching the live feed of the Utah Senate’s last day. Already passed by the State House, our preemption bill would prevent any local government from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation (BDL). As the debate [...]

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Great victories for puppies and pit bull terriers

It’s been an incredible week for the animals! Huge strides have been made in South Dakota and Chicago.

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