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Archive for the "No Kill" Category

Natural disasters and the no-kill movement

No-kill means saving shelter animals’ lives every day, as well as following disasters like Hurricane Harvey.

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To adopt or not? A new Best Friends survey sheds light on pet adoptions

Though the public has a positive perception of rescues and shelters, negative beliefs persist around adoption process. That needs to change.

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New Jersey declares ‘thumbs up’ for no-kill

Resolution 237, declaring the intent for New Jersey to be no-kill by 2025 has passed in the New Jersey state assembly.

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Another successful super adoption as L.A. gets closer to NKLA

Thanks to changing perceptions, collaboration and events like super adoptions, animals previously considered “unadoptable” now finding loving homes.

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The right stuff

Best Friends is assembling a team of animal welfare superstars from around the U.S. to join our current staff to end the killing in our nation’s shelters by 2025.

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The Muppets take Manhattan

Best Friends New York Adoption Center opening today in SoHo as our next step toward a no-kill nation by 2025.

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How the war on cats is spurred on by deliberate misinformation

With the help of the Best Friends Cat Advocacy Team, we have put together this piece that fact-checks the claims made by the publishers of Cat Wars and authors of this book. The claims come from them; we present you with the facts.

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Taking an entire state to no-kill

With an 84.2 percent save rate in Utah for 2015, the 56 partners in the NKUT coalition are making incredible headway in creating a no-kill state.

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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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