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The annual gathering of the clans

It's the Best Friends National No More Homeless Pets Conference October 21-23, 2011! This past week, conference registration opened with a bang as 125 participants signed up in the first 24 hours! It's a sure bet that we'll sell out again this year, following on last year's sold-out, record-breaking attendance of 1,150 animal lovers all looking to save more lives. If you haven't yet joined us for a No More Homeless Pets Conference, you are in for a life-changing experience. If you have attende
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And the winners are ... the cats!

The L.A. and N.Y. programs of Best Friends Animal Society will host the first annual ACATEMY Awards, an all-cat adoption event on Feb. 19 and 26, respectively.
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Five Reasons Pet Limit Laws Are a Bad Idea

A change to the pet limit laws is in the works for Los Angeles City. Current laws limit household pets to three dogs and three cats. The proposed change would raise the pet limits to five and five, a change that would have a massive impact on the number of animals that die in their shelter system each year.
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The Real Deal

Best Friends Animal Society’s Ledy VanKavage has been nominated by the readers of American Dog magazine for Animal Welfare Lobbyist of the Year. Voting ends December 5, so get out your keyboard and vote for the real deal, Ledy VanKavage.
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Life is Short, Make Your Time Count

Julie Castle's closing speech at the No More Homeless Pets Conference, 2010, highlights the impact that positivity and collaboration has on the animal welfare movement.