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Best Friends membership - frequently asked questions

Find answers to some commonly asked questions about being a member of Best Friends.

What are the benefits of joining Best Friends?

  • A one-year subscription to Best Friends' bimonthly magazine
  • Lodging discounts when you visit the Sanctuary
  • Special invitations to events around the country
  • Quarterly newsletters and email updates to keep you in the loop
  • The knowledge that you are saving the lives of homeless pets

How do I become a member of Best Friends?

How do I change my mailing information with Best Friends?

Request an update to your mailing address here or send a request to Please note that it may take several weeks for your mailing update to be reflected in the mailings you receive.

What does Best Friends do with my information?

Best Friends collects and uses your personal information to circulate news about Best Friends and its programs, to promote events, to acquire new members and subscribers, to operate the Best Friends Websites, and for other internal marketing, promotional, and fundraising purposes. Read the full privacy policy.

How do I become a Guardian Angel who gives monthly?

You can become a Guardian Angel with your monthly gift through our secure website. It's easy to do and you'll be helping the animals all year round.

How do I manage my Guardian Angel monthly gift?

What is sponsorship?

Sponsorship is a one-time gift of $25 or more made in honor of an animal at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. You can sponsor an animal in your own name or as a gift for someone else. Sponsorship gifts are unrestricted gifts that will be used to support lifesaving work wherever it is needed most. For more information and to view sponsorship animals, please visit our sponsorship page.

I'd like to make a gift in memory of a loved one. How do I do that?

You can make a gift in honor of a loved one and send them a printed card or an e-card. You can also post a lasting tribute on the Best Friends website. Make your memorial gift.