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Best Friends Animal Society Now Able to Accept Cryptocurrency Donations

Best Friends Animal Society, the leading animal nonprofit working to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025, announced today that it is now able to accept cryptocurrency donations.  

Baby Doge Coin kicked off the new fundraising opportunity with the nonprofit by encouraging their dog-loving community to donate their new form of cryptocurrency in support of homeless pets, as well as providing a $100,000 donation to the organization at Michigan International Speedway during the NASCAR Cup Series on August 21 where Brandon Brown raced the #68 Baby Doge car. 

“Best Friends is proud to be a leader when it comes to using technology and innovation to save the lives of countless shelter animals across the country,” said Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends. “Accepting cryptocurrency is another exciting way to do that, opening new doors for our country to reach no-kill by 2025. We are beyond grateful for Baby Doge Coin’s generosity to kick off this new endeavor and their commitment to helping save homeless pets.” 

Launched in June 2021, Baby Doge Coin is a fast-growing cryptocurrency held by over 560,000 people and counting. Baby Doge is a fun meme with a serious mission to rescue dogs in need, bring crypto adoption to the mainstream with new concepts such as rewards, NFTS, decentralized exchanges, and credit card for crypto payments.  

“One of our missions is to help save dogs and we truly believe in that cause. Partnering with Best Friends Animal Society is something we're very proud of, so helping them enter the crypto space and start accepting Baby Doge to help further their mission was a no brainer for us,” said Mike Watson, project manager for Baby Doge. “We see utility in our coin working with foundations to create this new stream of revenue. This allows us to rollout our campaign to get more organizations on board accepting Baby Doge, all while helping save dogs. It's a true win-win from our standpoint.” 

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About Best Friends Animal Society 

Best Friends Animal Society is the leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025. Founded in 1984, Best Friends is a pioneer in the no-kill movement and has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters from an estimated 17 million per year to around 347,000. Best Friends runs lifesaving programs all across the country, as well as the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary. Working collaboratively with a network of more than 3,300 animal welfare and shelter partners, and community members nationwide, Best Friends is working to Save Them All®. For more information, visit