December 03, 2010

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.

November 28, 2010

Bop is old. She spends most of her time asleep, usually not far from my desk. Watching her snoozing contentedly is one of those things that make me happy. That's one of the great things about old dogs. They are easy to please and they radiate gratitude.

November 24, 2010

We aspire to a lofty vision---No More Homeless Pets. It is rooted in the soil that gave birth to America, and has remarkable similarities to the basic principles upon which our country was built.

November 18, 2010

According to the law, Michael Vick has paid his debt to society. Many would argue though that being free to get on with his life is one thing. Being welcomed into the highly privileged ranks of the NFL is quite another.

November 16, 2010

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.

November 12, 2010

PETCO Foundation and Best Friends Animal Society team up to help keep pets in their homes with a national pet food drive.

November 09, 2010

Best Friends' Los Angeles Super Adoption brings dozens of rescue groups together to find homes for hundreds of homeless pets and it is a fun-filled day for the whole family.

November 04, 2010

The passage of Proposition B is a landmark event in Missouri on many levels. Missouri is home to 30% of the puppy mills in the USA. It passed thanks to the work of volunteers and the Yes! to Prop B coalition that rallied the public to take a stand against substandard commercial breeding facilitie

November 03, 2010

Our Dogtown caregivers, team leaders and managers have combed the miles of dog area fencing--identifying, and prioritizing areas that will be reinforced to prevent any chance of a repeat of the unprecedented tearing of holes in three runs in one night that resulted in the death of one of our dogs

October 29, 2010

This Tuesday, Missouri voters will go to the polls to decide whether or not to put a major crimp in the puppy mill business. Prop B will raise the bar on commercial breeders in the state that is home to an estimated 30% of the nation's puppy mills.