Two community cats outside, sitting next to each other in a sunbeam, and one yawning
September 25, 2020

A recent Journal of Urban Affairs article on different methods for managing community cats demonstrates that trap-neuter-return programs are the best evidence-based option.

Woman holding small dog with upright ears over her shoulder
September 21, 2020

On the eve of National Puppy Mill Awareness Day, a critical bill to protect pets, people and businesses gets signed into law in California.

Woman wearing a ponytail holding a puppy over one of her shoulders
September 18, 2020

Unprecedented number of wildfires up and down the western half of the country are shining a light on the need for localized emergency response for people and their pets.

Orange tabby and brown tabby kitten lying together in a bed with paws wrapped around each other
September 15, 2020

An innovative and cooperative team of passionate people across North Carolina, New York, Michigan and Kentucky joined forces to save the lives of dozens of cats in shelters.

A woman named Mandi and her dog, Suzi
September 11, 2020

Partnerships between nonprofit animal welfare groups and private-practice vet clinics are changing the lives of people with pets.

Solarflare the cat standing on the floor
September 09, 2020

A beloved special-needs cat at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary beat the odds and left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who met him.

Two orange tabby kittens in a kennel
September 01, 2020

Exciting changes are on the horizon as Best Friends transitions its regional lifesaving centers to serve a community-supported approach to lifesaving.

Dog swimming in the water after Hurricane Katrina
August 27, 2020

And preparing for Hurricane Laura

An orange and white kitten and tabby kitten in a cardboard flat in a shelter kennel
August 20, 2020

Twelve lifesaving organizations and two state coalitions were recognized this year by Best Friends for outstanding contributions to and progress toward achieving no-kill for dogs and cats nationwide.

Gray and white pit bull type dog wearing sunglasses and an orange Strut Your Mutt bandanna
August 18, 2020

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Best Friends’ Strut Your Mutt dog walk and fundraiser and the first year that the entire event will be hosted virtually.