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No-kill 2025: Small town, big challenges

Best Friends assists with lifesaving efforts at under-resourced and over-burdened shelter in Edinburg, Texas.

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Crazy talk in The New York Times

Low-cost and fee-waived adoptions result in the safe and long-term placement of hundreds of thousands of shelter pets annually.

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Animal control: The no-kill movement’s not-so-secret ally

Once thought of as “dog catchers,” animal control now focuses on identifying animal-related problems and implementing long-term, cost-effective solutions.

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The 2018 Best Friends National Conference: “They laughed at us”

The 2018 Best Friends National Conference that took place in Los Angeles last week (July 19-21) was one of our best yet and, in many ways, marked a quantum leap for Best Friends and for the no-kill movement. The conference has been and remains a transformative experience, both in its rejuvenating energy and critical distribution […]

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An audacious goal

No-kill “fantasy” is fast becoming a reality a year and a half since Best Friends declared intention to lead the nation to no-kill by 2025.

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NKLA: Where we’ve been, where we are and where we are going

Remarkable lifesaving progress has been made in the City of Angels since the founding of the No-Kill Los Angeles Coalition in 2012.

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Better data, brighter picture

Thanks to new data and working together to Save Them All, good progress has been made to reduce the number of cats and dogs killed in America’s shelters every year.

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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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