Best Friends CEO Julie Castle with representative from SUU
December 11, 2019

Best Friends now offers an Executive Leadership Certification (ELC) program in animal welfare backed by SUU.

Medium-sized black and tan dog with pointy ears with his head tilted to the side
December 11, 2019

It's time to embrace the positive changes in animal welfare that are speeding up exponentially.

woman holding kitten on her shoulder
December 09, 2019

In partnership with the Walton Family Foundation, Best Friends will open a new pet resource center in Bentonville, Arkansas in the fall of 2021.

woman and dog looking out at Angel Canyon at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
November 27, 2019

This Thanksgiving, Julie Castle invites readers for trip down memory lane as she describes how an experience in Angel Canyon changed the course of her life.

Two woman lying on a bed with a black cat in a room at the Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile
November 26, 2019

An extension of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, a pet-centric hotel called the Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile opens in southern Utah to support homeless pets. 

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.