Brown tabby cat lying on the top of a couch with a man sitting behind him
May 27, 2020

In a world fueled by endless streams of social media content, dogs and cats continue to be the X factor in our daily lives.

Couple smiling and holding a black cat they're adopting
May 21, 2020

Best Friends Super Adoptions are going virtual to connect people with adoptable pets all over the country during the Find Love Online event, May 27-31.

The face of a white puppy with a pink and black spotted nose
May 19, 2020

Achieving no-kill for dogs and cats nationwide requires all of us to imagine what could be for pets in our communities and to work together to make it a reality.

Big-headed brindle dog with floppy ears sitting in the grass in front of a person's legs
May 06, 2020

Best Friends programs that send expert staff to support animal shelters in need share a few similarities with popular reality TV shows, along with some warm, fuzzy and four-legged differences.

Dog with a chicken on his head
May 01, 2020

Best Friends staff around the country are helping to bring pets and people together and save lives, while reminding everyone that working from home is more fun when you have animals in the house.

Smiling woman holding three kittens
April 28, 2020

A Best Friends virtual town hall on COVID-19’s impact on shelters reveals the evolution of animal sheltering and services nationwide, and shows why the welfare of pets and people are interconnected.

Best Friends CEO Julie Castle petting Finnegan, a brown fluffy dog
April 23, 2020

The new Best Friends Podcast launched this month as the coronavirus pandemic turned up the heat on the animal sheltering world.

A brown tabby cat outside on some fallen leaves by a tree trunk
April 17, 2020

Shelter leaders and elected officials in Harris County, Texas, just made history by declaring TNR the preferred model for managing community cats, thanks to a pilot program and collaborative relationship with Best Friends.

Woman holding a smiling brown dog with tongue out, from behind
April 16, 2020

A big thank-you to our lifesaving partner The Rachael Ray Foundation™ for their $2 million fund to help keep pets safe with their families during this time of crisis.

Dog lying on a woman's lap while she's looking at the Best Friends Vet Access app on her mobile phone
April 14, 2020

Best Friends is expanding innovative telehealth technology developed during Hurricane Harvey to support pet owners and remove barriers to veterinary services during the pandemic.