Dog wearing a rainbow colored mohawk wig at Strut Your Mutt
October 29, 2019

Best Friends’ fundraising dog walk supports dogs and cats in need and the grassroots shelters and rescue groups who save them.

Red heeler dog with mouth open in smile
October 28, 2019

Best Friends has not and will not change our philosophy, which is expressed in personalized care, treating every animal as an individual.

Curly the Vicktory dog lying in the sand
October 23, 2019

Curly, who was rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting ring, had an amazing life at Best Friends, and his family and friends at the Sanctuary can’t help but laugh when remembering his antics.

Smiling pit bull type dog attending a rally to protest breed discrimination in Prince George’s County, Maryland
October 04, 2019

Best Friends fights alongside animal advocates to end breed-discriminatory practices in Prince George's County

Pair of kittens lying next to one another in a stainless steel kennel
September 20, 2019

Unlike the no-kill philosophy, socially conscious sheltering lacks definable goals, benchmarks of success and accountability.

Lucas the Vicktory dog who was rescued from NFL player Michael Vick's dogfighting ring
September 19, 2019

Newspaper article celebrates the extraordinary lives of the dogs rescued from former NFL player Michael Vick’s dogfighting ring in 2007

Mya, the Vicktory dog
September 06, 2019

Though Mya, rescued from the fighting ring of former NFL player Michael Vick, has passed, family and friends will never forget her kindness and determination

Man reaching into a kennel where there's a small dog licking a Kong
September 04, 2019

Best Friends’ emergency plan for pets before Hurricane Dorian hits the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S.

Young boy leaning into a smiling pit bull with tongue sticking out
August 26, 2019

International Municipal Lawyers Association and Best Friends support dangerous dog laws that are breed neutral and behavior based.

Person holding a gray and white puppy who is licking his lips, standing in front of some yellow flowers
August 20, 2019

Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, announces comprehensive animal welfare ideas as part of his presidential platform.