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.

Longhaired, ear-tipped black and white outdoor cat
August 13, 2019

Computer modeling confirms the positive impact of targeted trap-neuter-return.

Black and white dog kissing the face of a woman who is wearing sunglasses
August 06, 2019

Bridging the leadership gap in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Group of Best Friends National Conference attendees holding signs in front of a backdrop next to a kitten cutout
August 01, 2019

Best Friends National Conference provides the tools, knowledge and inspiration needed to help save more lives.

Screen shot of new community lifesaving dashboard
July 25, 2019

Best Friends’ community lifesaving dashboard, an interactive data visualization tool that provides comprehensive “noses in and noses out" information down to the shelter level, launches and you can help.

Maia Astor-Drayton (left), Sally Spencer with Layne Dicker and dogs Ryder (white, who is a BFLA dog) and Cherry
July 18, 2019

Celebrating lost friends and remembering others who have dedicated their lives to animal welfare

Smiling woman with sunglasses on the top of her head holding a cute brown and white puppy in front of a transport vehicle
July 02, 2019

The benefits of transferring cats and dogs from one community that is oversaturated with animals to another community where those animals are more likely to find homes