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“I’ve made up my mind. Don’t confuse me with the facts.”

When more than 4 million cats and dogs are killed in U.S. shelters every year, we need to be open to new, though sometimes controversial, lifesaving ideas.

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“Get out of jail free” card for cats passed by Arizona legislature

Thanks to new legislation, free-roaming cats in Arizona can avoid the mandatory time hold at shelters and instead be quickly fixed, vaccinated and returned.

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A nod to the innovator of our era, the father of the no-kill movement retires

Father of the no-kill movement Rich Avanzino‘s innovative thinking and business sense, from the San Francisco SPCA to Maddie’s Fund, transformed animal welfare.

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Declaring a victory for community cats

Community Cats Projects in Albuquerque and San Antonio have set a new standard for feline sheltering procedures, improving the live release rate to 90 percent.

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Katrina: How the no-kill philosophy came to disaster response

Same commitment to no-kill principles that drove Best Friends’ animal rescue efforts following Hurricane Katrina continues with today’s work to Save Them All.

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Want to help Save Them All? Talk to 10 friends today.

Share your passion for Best Friends and saving lives, and turn your friends into supporters just like you, by recruiting others to Save Them All.

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The absurdity (and tragedy) of breed-discriminatory laws

After her pit bull terrier saves her from an abusive boyfriend, woman is forced to rehome her dog because of a breed-discriminatory law.

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Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges.

Since 1984, Best Friends has advocated the no-kill message and that effort continues at the 2015 Best Friends National Conference from July 16-19 in Atlanta.

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A “leftover dog” becomes my guide dog

Dog from a Los Angeles super adoption 15 years ago offers a unique perspective in getting what he wants and connecting to humanity.

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Movement leader, game-changer and 70th birthday guy

Julie Castle honors her mentor and beloved friend Francis Battista, encouraging others to offer birthday greetings to him on his special day.

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