Brown dog with some white and black next to text, Let love in. Best Friends National Adoption Event July 9-11

Looking for a roommate, jogging pal, confidante or snuggle buddy? Find ’em at the Best Friends national adoption event, where thousands of adorable pets will be looking for new gigs as your next roommate, home-office mate, exercise mate — or simply your soul mate.

July 9–11, 2021

Shelters and rescue groups all over the country will be featuring adoptable cats and dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds. So many choices, so many wagging tails, so many soothing purrs, and plenty of time to meet them all!

The 2021 event is now closed.

Thank you to this year's participating partners and congratulations to the adopters!

Thank you to all the partners who joined us for the 2021 Best Friends national adoption event. We saw huge successes for our participating partners, with 1,925 dogs and cats finding their forever homes, as well as a 41% increase in adoptions over last year!

Be sure to check back here for information on next year's event.