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Best Friends Animal Society CEO Julie Castle in front of an orange wall with Best Friends logo

Extraordinary progress in lifesaving

By Julie Castle | June 23, 2021

At the Best Friends National Conference, we announced some of the most significant lifesaving numbers to date — showing great progress on the road to achieving no-kill nationwide by 2025.

Julie Castle on stage at the 2016 Best Friends National Conference

No-kill 2025 halftime report

By Julie Castle | December 11, 2020

We’re at the midpoint from the time I announced the goal of taking the country to no-kill by 2025, and it’s time to look at what we’ve accomplished.