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Once more with feeling: Save Them All!

Animal advocates must work together, learn from others’ success and be open to new ideas to achieve no-kill.

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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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Enshrining the rights of pets

The town of Trigueros del Valle in Spain passes a bill of rights for pets, leading one to speculate about a nation that never began the killing of homeless pets.

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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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Austin names new animal services chief

Tawny Hammond brings experience and leadership from Fairfax County, Virginia, the nation’s largest no-kill jurisdiction, to Austin, Texas, starting June 15.

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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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Confused about what no-kill means and doesn’t mean?

Best Friends co-founder corrects many of the inaccuracies surrounding no-kill policies and practices and offers resources to save more lives.

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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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The best is yet to come

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and many positive trends, 2015 looks to be a great year for animals.

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