Find out more about pet adoption through Best Friends in Northwest Arkansas.
Saving pets in Arkansas
The Best Friends Pet Resource Center is a place for pets — and the people who love them — in the heart of Bentonville, Arkansas.
The new center is a place where the community can adopt a new best friend, find a pet to foster, and come together to save the lives of dogs and cats in Northwest Arkansas and beyond.
Opportunities to connect and save the lives of pets
Have fun and connect with fellow animal lovers at adoption fairs and community events at the new Best Friends Pet Resource Center.
Join us in this innovative work: Volunteer
Volunteers — passionate, caring people like you — are the heartbeat of our organization here in Northwest Arkansas. You make saving dogs and cats possible.
Adopt to save cats and dogs in Northwest Arkansas
When you adopt a dog or cat, you’re not only saving a life, but you’re also freeing up space and resources for pets in shelters throughout Arkansas.
Welcome to the future of animal sheltering
We’re ushering in a new era of lifesaving at Best Friends Pet Resource Center in Northwest Arkansas.
This is a place where families can find loving, adoptable cats and dogs along with any help they might need to keep their pets happy and healthy.
The pet resource center is a first-of-its-kind, fully reimagined facility that upends the traditional model of animal shelters and introduces a compassionate new standard focused on saving lives. Its design and operation reflect an understanding that our animal companions are an integral part of our families and our communities.
We’re here for you and for the entire community
Find your new best friend, vaccinate your dog or cat, find the pet supplies you need, and do so much more at the pet resource center!
Give to save lives
Your contribution supports lifesaving work right here at the pet resource center and helps shelters nationwide achieve no-kill.
Lifesaving tales from Northwest Arkansas
Your generosity makes possible these pets’ stories of hope, love and resilience.
The new Best Friends Pet Resource Center is open! Check out all the great things you’ll find here when you visit.
Location and parking
1312 Melissa Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
The pet resource center is in the heart of the Bentonville greenspace that will become the 8th Street Gateway Park. Parking is available at the center.
Pet resource center hours
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.