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In My Own Words – A Vision For The Future

Eight weeks ago, I was accorded the extraordinary privilege and honor of being appointed to the position of CEO by the Best Friends Animal Society Board of Directors. It was the culmination of four years of preparation following the board’s decision to select me in their succession planning. A previous blog by our board chair, […]

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When the fireman sets the fire: Dog rescues that bankroll puppy mills

Rescue groups that spend thousands of dollars on a single dog at breeder auctions are enabling abuse.

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The power of partnership

Nearly 300 Best Friends Network partners from around the nation commit to taking 4,000 rescued pets following Hurricane Harvey – but more are needed to save lives.

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Hurricane Harvey

Best Friends disaster response team heading to Texas to help deliver emergency supplies and assess the impact on animals following Hurricane Harvey.

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Hurricane Matthew highlights effectiveness of disaster response

Best Friends and No More Homeless Pets Network partners are available to help animals in need in the areas affected by Hurricane Matthew.

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Best Friends commits $100,000 to Louisiana flood relief

Best Friends works with local No More Homeless Pets Network partner groups and volunteers, as well as distributes grants to help animals impacted by the flood.

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New incentive program hopes to boost participation in national database program

Maddie’s Fund is offering $1,000 in monetary motivation for shelter and rescue groups to join Shelter Animals Count’s national database.

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Dont blame Craigslist or any other marketing channel for adoptions gone wrong

A number of posts deriding Craigslist as an unsafe venue for adoption promotions have crossed my screen recently. These tend to bubble up following an expose of some animal abuser who adopted a dog or cat via a Craigslist ad. The sky isn’t falling. Such anger and distress is misplaced. Craigslist, like Petfinder, Facebook or […]

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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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Zappos Black Friday adoption event: A door-buster for sure!

Results are in: More than 6,200 pets adopted as a result of Zappos adoption promotion over Black Friday weekend!

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