People rescuing Ensure the dog after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston, Texas area
June 20, 2018

Ensure your family and pets are prepared with an emergency plan and pet preparedness kit in case of a natural disaster.

A smiling tan and black pug on an orange leash
May 31, 2018

USDA plan to outsource inspections of commercial dog breeding operations to third parties fails – thanks to public opposition.

Cute little fluffy white dog looking at the camera
April 13, 2018

Rescue groups that spend thousands of dollars on a single dog at breeder auctions are enabling abuse.

Person kneeling down to hug a gray pit bull terrier with cropped ears
April 04, 2018

City repeals decade-long breed-discriminatory law and replaces it with a safety-focused dangerous dog ordinance that treats all dogs as individuals.

Cream and white community cat in a junk yard
March 27, 2018

Help Best Friends remove feral cats from the Western Governors’ Association list of invasive species.

Gregory Castle with black German shepherd
March 21, 2018

As co-founder and CEO of Best Friends, Gregory Castle stabilized the organization and set the stage for our national campaign for a no-kill nation by 2025.

Julie Castle holding a small blond dog
March 20, 2018

After a wearing many hats during her 22-year career with Best Friends Animal Society, Julie Castle to become chief executive officer in April.

Woman wearing a Save Them All sweatshirt holding black and white puppy with upright ears
March 15, 2018

The airline industry must do better when it comes to flying pets, for both business and humane reasons.

Best Friends co-founders receiving the Social Capital Hero Award honor
March 01, 2018

Social Capital Hero Award presented to Best Friends’ co-founders for their great impact for the greater good.

Woman wearing a Best Friends shirt holding a Chihuahua dog
February 22, 2018

No-kill “fantasy” is fast becoming a reality a year and a half since Best Friends declared intention to lead the nation to no-kill by 2025.