Radar image of Hurricane Irma ready to hit the United States courtesy of NOAA
September 07, 2017

Best Friends Network partners are evacuating cats and dogs out of Florida before the storm hits, but transport help is urgently needed.

Woman holding white Chihuahua-type dog as part of transport following Hurricane Harvey
September 06, 2017

Nearly 300 Best Friends Network partners from around the nation commit to taking 4,000 rescued pets following Hurricane Harvey – but more are needed to save lives.

September 03, 2017

Update: We want to be clear that our call to action regarding the HSPCA has nothing to do with the totally unsubstantiated rumors that have been floating around the internet that the HSPCA is killing animals in Beaumont.  The wild he-said-she-said gossip began on the evening of the 2nd as the HSP

September 02, 2017

The Rescue and Reunite Center is up and running and housing animals who need help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, with more arriving all the time.

August 27, 2017

Best Friends disaster response team heading to Texas to help deliver emergency supplies and assess the impact on animals following Hurricane Harvey.

August 17, 2017

American Bar Association committee passes resolution encouraging uniform laws and policies regarding trap-neuter-return (TNR) programs.

August 15, 2017
Willie Boy, Vicktory dog who blossomed later in life and was beloved by his caregivers, will be greatly missed.
July 31, 2017
There are far more important things to do to help animals than continue following Michael Vick.
July 21, 2017
Best Friends National Conference provides the inspiration and tools to help shelters and rescue organizations move the entire country to no-kill by 2025.
July 05, 2017

Though the public has a positive perception of rescues and shelters, negative beliefs persist around adoption process. That needs to change.