January 20, 2011

Proposed by Representative Oda, HB 210 would allow the citizens of Utah to “humanely shoot” or kill any animal that they “reasonably believe” to be “feral.”

January 11, 2011

A confident matriarch who keeps a household of high-energy male dogs in line, she is as solid as a rock, even in decline.

January 06, 2011

The national conversation about the man transcends Michael Vick himself and gets to some bigger issues: the intrinsic value of the lives of animals, for starters.

December 29, 2010

President Obama has jumped on the Michael Vick bandwagon with an official call to Eagles’ owner Jeffrey Lurie to congratulate him for giving the quarterback another chance. Here at Best Friends, we are waiting for a call from the White House to congratulate us for giving Vick’s dogs another chanc

December 27, 2010

With open eyes, minds and hearts, the way to No More Homeless Pets across the country is made possible by those special adoptable pets that give back so much.

December 22, 2010

New York City local ABC-TV’s Eye Witness News did a follow up report to their recent exposé of shelter operations and conditions at the New York Animal Care and Control. Their findings are par for the course: healthy and adoptable pets are not getting adopted, conditions are substandard and the c

December 17, 2010

After years of peaceful pet store protests by concerned citizens, the Austin City Council unanimously passed an ordinance banning retail sales of dogs and cats.

December 14, 2010

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

December 09, 2010

Face it folks, we are ridiculous creatures and one of the reasons we love animals, especially our pets, is because they show us that our foibles are universal... Watch the latest holiday message from us here at Best Friends and please find it in your heart to adopt a homeless pet.

December 07, 2010

A recently published paper titled Feral Cats and Their Management, is getting some play by the media and being touted in Audubon Magazine as an authoritative study. Experts refute "findings."