Hank the dog with mouth open in a smile with tongue out, with a gray background
July 16, 2021

One individual can make a difference for homeless pets through the power of creativity and community.

Best Friends Animal Society CEO Julie Castle in front of an orange wall with Best Friends logo
June 23, 2021

At the Best Friends National Conference, we announced some of the most significant lifesaving numbers to date — showing great progress on the road to achieving no-kill nationwide by 2025.

Group of people wearing hard hats and holding shovels at site for Best Friends Pet Resource Center in Northwest Arkansas
June 18, 2021

The new Best Friends Pet Resource Center in Northwest Arkansas is designed entirely around integrated services for both the community and the animals within it.

Julie Castle with a smiling brindle dog on some agility equipment with a wall behind them with Save Them All
April 23, 2021

My first three years as CEO of Best Friends

Brenda Barnette with a dog
April 08, 2021

She was the right leader at the right time to help transform L.A. into NKLA.

Person releasing a black and white ear-tipped cat from a box
April 02, 2021

One of the keys to saving more cats is to look at the definition of “home” from their perspective.

Masked woman holding a brown tabby cat in her arms
March 25, 2021

Big cities across America are approaching or surpassing the no-kill benchmark, getting us closer to the 2025 goal.

Smiling woman hugging a brown dog
March 16, 2021

By targeting the shelters most in need, great strides toward no-kill have been made all over the country.

Black and white photo of a cat with text, Together we made L.A. a no-kill city
March 10, 2021

L.A. raised the dog and cat save rate from 57.7% in 2011 to more than 90% in 2021!

Brown dog with rainbow colored background
March 09, 2021

Best Friends is among the top 10 of Fast Company’s 'World’s Most Innovative Companies.'