Best Friends works closely with local shelters, rescue groups and passionate people like you in Connecticut. Together, we can bring this country to no-kill by 2025.

Help save homeless pets in CT

Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2020, nearly 281 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across Connecticut, but together with your help, we’re changing that.

Best Friends is working with animal welfare organizations and stakeholders statewide to save every pet who can be saved and reach no-kill through Connecticut by 2025. Your local shelter is counting on your help. Now is the time to get involved and make a lifesaving difference.

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Best Friends increases transport options in Connecticut

Best Friends is working with several animal welfare organizations in Connecticut to expand our transport partnerships — pairing shelters and groups that have space to accept pets with shelters in parts of the country where there is an overabundance of animals.

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 located around the country. While only shelter network partners are represented on the dashboard, all network partners are working to save cats and dogs. They all need adopters, donors, volunteers and community advocates to increase lifesaving.

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