Dallas Animal Services, one of the largest municipal shelters in the U.S., reports a save rate above 90 percent in both December 2018 and January 2019.
Thirty-five years ago, Best Friends’ founders arrived at Angel Canyon. They created Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and have been saving animals and transforming people’s lives ever since.
ABA continues to fight breed discrimination by adopting resolution urging Department of Defense to “enact uniform breed-neutral pet policies” for military housing.
Collaboration and better data result in a record-breaking national save rate as well as information on where to focus efforts to Save Them All.
Community-wide 90 percent save rate is a rejection of the catch-and-kill model, an indicator of application of no-kill policies and is a threshold, not an end goal.
NKLA, the historic no-kill campaign that changed everything, is only .3 percent shy of the no-kill benchmark.
The future of animal services must begin with a fully informed and engaged community of animal lovers.
Celebrate the top 10 highlights featuring 2018 accomplishments for the animals in Best Friends' goal to achieve a no-kill nation by 2025.
The farm bill revised is in 2018 to include Dog and Cat Meat Prohibition Act, Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, and Parity in Animal Cruelty Enforcement (PACE) Acts.
Lucky German shepherd from Harris County Animal Shelter finds home with Best Friends’ Francis Battista and illustrates the importance of adopting pets.