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The AVMA leaves the door open for killing community cats

Revised policy endorses lethal methods of controlling free-roaming cat populations, despite the fact that trap/neuter/return is the only proven method to work.

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2015: Another banner year for Best Friends and homeless pets, with 207,000 animals directly helped

A look back at Best Friends and our No More Homeless Pets Network partners’ efforts in 2015 shows many lifesaving highlights in our work to Save Them All.

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Happy New Year from Best Friends

As 2015 comes to a close, I am taking a moment to pause and reflect over the last year, and I am truly amazed at the incredible things that happened. Each year, it seems our work together grows bigger and bigger, and that means more lives saved than ever before.

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Shelter Animals Count launches national database effort

It’s the launch of a crucial national database for shelter and rescue statistics.

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Happy National Feral Cat Day!

October 16 is National Feral Cat Day, a day to recognize the only humane option for stabilizing and reducing the stray cat population: trap/neuter/return (TNR).

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Utah’s best-kept secret

Thanks to a Utah Office of Tourism grant, Best Friends is launching a national marketing campaign to promote visiting the Sanctuary, the heart of our organization.

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It’s time to celebrate Best Friends Day

Take this day to commemorate our pets, who are our best friends, and share that love with the world through social media.

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A founder’s farewell

Our hearts are heavy as we say good-bye to Best Friends Animal Society co-founder and legend Estelle Munro.

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Courage to spare

Join us in celebrating Mark Dodge, who perseveres against adversity and continues championing on behalf of community cats and homeless animals of Los Angeles.

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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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