Help save homeless pets in IL
Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2020, nearly 10,365 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across Illinois, 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 Illinois by 2025. Your local shelter is counting on your help. Now is the time to get involved and make a lifesaving difference.
Join your Illinois grassroots action team
Help create big change for the pets and people in your community. Connect with a local team of advocates today.
Best Friends helps organize change in Illinois
Best Friends is a founding member of the Chicagoland Humane Association Steering Committee, which has been responsible for increased collaboration within the region. We’ve also worked to move animals from overcrowded shelters to those with more room and resources.
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.