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A farewell to Tug, the Vicktory dog

Tug, one of the dogs rescued from Michael Vick’s property, crosses the Rainbow Bridge and will be missed by the many who knew and loved him.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

This week and every week, we offer our most sincere thanks to all the passionate volunteers who work so hard for the animals.

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Million Cat Challenge half way to ambitious goal

Join the Million Cat Challenge virtual party on Facebook today to help celebrate 500,000 feline lives saved.

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What’s happening in Oklahoma is not OK for the animals

Oklahoma residents encouraged to take action against legislation which would limit national animal welfare organizations’ efforts in the state.

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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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