Partnering to save the lives of pets in Los Angeles

The NKLA Coalition, led by Best Friends, is at the heart of lifesaving in Los Angeles.

Coalition members can receive grants, connect and collaborate with other organizations to help further their work, participate in adoption and fundraising events, take part in mentorship and training opportunities, and more. 

Best Friends also operates the Best Friends Network, which is made up of thousands of shelters, rescue groups and other animal welfare organizations throughout the country committed to saving the lives of homeless pets.

Through collaboration, information sharing and proven lifesaving programs, our partners support each other and inspire their communities to save more lives. 

Our local network partners: 

A Cat's Tale  
A Passion For Paws Rescue Inc.  
Ace of Hearts Dog Rescue  
Adopt Me Rescue  
Ady Gil Rockin' Rescue  
All the Same Wild and Tame Foundation  
Alley Cat Rescue  
Angel City Pit Bulls  
Angels Bark Dog Rescue  
Angels For Animals Rescue  
Animal Protection and Rescue League  
Animal Wellness Foundation  
Animals In Need Rescue Network  
Barks of Love  
Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California Inc  
Benny's Friends  
Beople's Buddies Animal Rescue  
Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles  
Better Together Forever  
Bill Foundation 
Border Collies In Need  
Boston Buddies Inc.  
Boxer Rescue Los Angeles (BRLA)  
Bubbles Dog Rescue  
C.A.R.E. (Cat/Canine Assistance Referral & Education)  
Cage Free K-9 Rescue  
California German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue  
Caring Friends Cat Rescue  
Caring Songs Rescue  
CatCafe Lounge  
Chews Life Dog Rescue  
Coastal German Shepherd Rescue  
Delaney's Dog  
Dogs of Service  
Dogs on Death Row  
Dogs Without Borders  
Downtown Dog Rescue  
English Springer Rescue America Inc.  
Feral Cat Caretakers' Coalition  
Fetchin' Retrievers Rescue  
Forte Animal Rescue  
Found Animals Foundation  
Friends of Cats Inc.  
Furry Foundation  
Furry Tails Rescue  
Ghetto Rescue FFoundation  
Girls of Dog Rescue  
Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue  
Good Dog - Dog Talk Inc  
Hank's Legacy Foundation  
Heaven on Earth Society for Animals  
Helen Sanders Cat Protection and Welfare Society (CatPAWS)  
Helping Persian Cats  
Henry's Hope Foundation 
Holly's Garden Rescue  
Hollywood Huskies  
Homeless To Forever Foundation  
Homes Fur All  
Hounds and Heroes  
I Dream of Home Rescue  
I Stand With My Pack  
I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue  
It's the Pits Dog Rescue  
J.J. Woofin' Paws Rescue Agency  
Jackson Galaxy Foundation  
K9 Compassion Foundation 
k9 connection  
Karma Rescue  
King of Hearts Foundation  
Kitt Crusaders  
Kitten Rescue  
Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats  
Kitty of Angels  
Krazy for Kats Inc.  
L.A. Love and Leashes  
L.I.F.E Animal Rescue  
Latino Alliance for Animal Care Coalition
League of Extraordinary Mutts  
Lifeline for Pets  
Little Wolf Rescue  
Los Angeles Animal Services  
Lost and Found Dogs USA Network  
Love at First Mutt 
Mad Love Animal Rescue  
Marley's Mutts  
Marley's Pit Stop Rescue  
Much Love Animal Rescue  
Mutt Hut  
National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network Inc.  
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation  
New Life K-9 Rescue  
No Stray Left Behind  
One Dog Rescue  
Operation Blankets of Love  
Outta the Cage  
Pacific Pups Rescue  
PATCH Rescue Inc  
Paw Parent  
Paw Prints in the Sand Animal Rescue Inc.  
Paws for Life K9 Rescue  
Paws for Life Rescue  
Pedro Pet Pals  
Pet Orphans of Southern California  
Pet Rescue Solutions  
Peter Zippi Memorial Fund Inc.  
Precious Pals Pet Rescue  
Project Minnie 
Pug Nation Rescue of L.A.  
Rancho De Rescue  
Rescues Rock  
Reset Dog Training Network 
Road Dogs & Rescue  
San Gabriel Valley Animal Advocates  
Shelter on the Hill 
Soula's Way  
Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue  
Southern California Siamese Rescue  
Spay/Neuter Project LA (SNP LA)  
Star Paws Rescue Foundation  
Stella's Hope  
Stray Cat Alliance  
Tails to the Wind  
Tales of the Paw Rescue  
The Cat Cove  
The Cat's Meow Animal Rescue  
The Kris Kelly Foundation  
The Little Angels Project  
The Little Lion Foundation  
The PAW Mission  
The Pet Care Foundation 
The Trevor Foundation Two Dog Farms Inc  
Two Hands Four Paws Foundation  
Urban Sanctuary  
Vanderpump Dog Foundation  
Voice for the Animals Foundation  
Wagging Dog Rescue  
Wags and Walks  
Walk Me Home Rescue Group  
Watts Project  
Westside German Shepherd Rescue  
What's Up Dog! L.A.  
Workin' Whiskers  
Yorkie Rescue of America  
Zazzy Cats Kitty Rescue


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Join the NKLA Coalition

Coalition members can receive grants, connect and collaborate with other organizations to help further their work, participate in adoption and fundraising events, take part in mentorship and more.
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Join the Best Friends Network

Our coalition of shelters, rescue groups and other animal welfare organizations is committed to committed to saving the lives of dogs and cats through collaboration.

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.

Find a network partner near you today:

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