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Saving lives in Waynesboro

Best Friends is committed to bringing the entire country to no-kill by 2025, and while incredible progress has been made, we need your help more than ever to get across the finish line.

Best Friends Animal Society is bringing lifesaving tactics to shelters and rescue groups across the country. Based on a foundation of compassion and inclusion, we're working together to help both pets and people. We want to make sure that everyone has the same access to loving pets and that every adoptable pet has the option of residing in the comfort of a foster home rather than in a kennel at a shelter.

That's why we're excited to collaborate with the Antietam Humane Society. Together, with the staff at Antietam Humane Society, we're working to save the lives of adult cats and orphaned kittens through our foster program. Fostering a cat or kitten, even for a short time, will free up space in the shelter needed to make room to care for other cats. 

Working in conjunction with Antietam Humane Society, Best Friends is looking for volunteer foster families willing to open their hearts and homes to these at-risk pets, and help care for them until they are ready to be adopted.

Our sanctuary: where it all began

From our sanctuary in southern Utah, our work spread across the country and as the organization grew, we established regional programs and lifesaving centers that have become hubs for innovation and inspiration. We’re bringing lifesaving strategies and programs to shelters and rescue groups across the country.

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Find a Best Friends Network partner near you

The Best Friends Network is made up of thousands of public and private shelters, rescue groups, spay/neuter organizations and other animal welfare groups, all working to save the lives of dogs and cats in communities like yours across the country.

Each and every one of our network partners needs caring people like you to adopt, foster, donate, volunteer and advocate to help save the lives of pets where you live.

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You can make a lifesaving impact for pets in shelters in Waynesboro and around the country. 



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You can help animals and gain professional experience as a Best Friends intern.