Adopt Near You

At Best Friends, we want you to always think adoption first when you are considering adding a new family member. Of course, we'd love for you to adopt an animal from us, but ultimately, choosing adoption is one of the most important differences you can make for a homeless pet.

Best Friends Pet Adoption Center Sugar House Best Friends–Utah

The Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Salt Lake City, UT, gives approximately 20 dogs and 40 cats access to the pet-loving public, so they can display their delightful personalities in a friendly boutique setting that is fun for the whole family.

The available pets-in-waiting come from Best Friends–Utah and Salt Lake County Animal Services. Click here for more information and to view available pets.

Best Friends Pet Adoption Center Mission Hills Best Friends–Los Angeles

The Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Clinic
The Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Clinic in Mission Hills has more than 150 dogs and cats of all breeds and sizes. This facility has expert caregivers, trainers and adoption specialists on staff. Click here for more information and to view available pets.

NKLA Pet Adoption Center
Visit our adoption center in West L.A. to meet over 100 cats, dogs, puppies and kittens from featured NKLA Coalition partners! Click here for more information.

No More Homeless Pets® Network Partners

Best Friends Animal Society's No More Homeless Pets Network includes more than 1,000 rescue organizations and municipal shelters throughout the country, making it easy to adopt a pet in your community. The Network focuses on building relationships and working with local organizations to end the killing of dogs and cats in our nation’s shelters. Find a Network partner near you and discover your new best friend.

Popular Pet Search Sites is the largest online, searchable database of cats and dogs for adoption. As a directory of more than 13,500 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA, Canada and Mexico, its mission is to end euthanasia among adoptable animals and elevate the status of pets to that of family members. The organization's technology helps visitors search adoptable pets in their areas that fit their family's individual needs and preferences. In addition, also offers a wealth of information about how to select and care for a family pet. The Web site is free to use. is the only adoptable search site that exclusively uses live animal data feeds from over 1,860 animal welfare organizations and offers a wide range of content-rich options for potential adopters, shelters and anyone who wants to learn more about pet adoption. It is the one-stop destination for anyone looking to adopt a pet from an animal welfare organization and participate in an interactive, social networking pet lovers' community in North America.