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Archive for the "No Kill" Category

Successful no-kill strategy more than one tactic

No-kill programs include many elements, though detractors sometimes make no-kill proponents out to be one-trick ponies.

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Update on California shelter bill

Best Friends has concerns over California AB 2343, the proposed law to update the historic Hayden Act.

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Playing Whac-A-Mole with anti-cat rhetoric

TNR advocates play Whac-A-Mole with TNR detractors who keep popping up with the same faulty arguments and stats.

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BREAKING: Utah governor signs Best Friends BDL preemption bill

Utah governor signs HB 97, prohibiting any local government in the state from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation.

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NKUT launches: Final stretch to take entire state of Utah no-kill

Best Friends launches No-Kill Utah (NKUT), the final push to take entire state of Utah no-kill.

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Saving lives in Utah’s second-largest city

West Valley City is on verge of achieving no-kill status, with an 89.7 percent save rate in 2013.

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Opponents of community cat programs: A desperate struggle for relevance

Community cat program opponents are more interested in preserving status quo than implementing lifesaving programs.

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Backstory of new Best Friends Animal Clinic

The new Best Friends Clinic is a worthwhile landmark for our 30th anniversary and our progress for the animals.

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A big Best Friends win for the animals in Utah — the battle rages in Missouri

Many of us here at Best Friends spent yesterday afternoon sitting on the edge of our office chairs. We were captivated (and nervous!) watching the live feed of the Utah Senate’s last day. Already passed by the State House, our preemption bill would prevent any local government from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation (BDL). As the debate [...]

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Great victories for puppies and pit bull terriers

It’s been an incredible week for the animals! Huge strides have been made in South Dakota and Chicago.

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