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Archive for the "No Kill" Category

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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Changing the world: Our own Francis Battista’s amazing TEDx Talk

In his TEDx Talk, Best Friends co-founder speaks about those early days and the power of a single citizen to change the world with “just an idea and commitment.”

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Is pet overpopulation a myth?

All tools available, including low-cost spay/neuter services, TNR programs, shelter surrender intervention and adoptions, must be used to end shelter killing.

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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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Scaring people away from rescue adoptions

In order to Save Them All, rescues need to overcome a reputation of making it difficult to adopt homeless animals.

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They thought we were crazy…

Though remote, the location selected for Best Friends Animal Sanctuary continues to motivate and inspire animal lovers 30 years later.

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For shelter pets, a Hurricane Katrina-scale disaster happens every week

Co-founder Francis Battista’s Huffington Post article emphasizes the importance of prioritizing the lives of shelter animals to Save Them All.

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Endorsing a progressive AVMA community cat policy

Best Friends Animal Society’s medical director submits recommendations to the American Veterinary Medical Association, asking to end the killing of free-roaming cats.

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