Best Friends Animal Society is a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters

In addition to running lifesaving programs in partnership with nearly 3,000 animal welfare groups, we have regional centers across the country and operate the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals. Learn more about Best Friends

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While Char may move slowly due to her sight issues, her ears never miss a thing.

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No-Kill by 2025

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First university-endorsed no-kill leadership class graduates, aims to end killing in shelters