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.

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.