Louisiana saved 16,862 more animals in 2020 than in 2019, but there is more work to be done. Best Friends works closely with local shelters, rescue groups and passionate people like you in Louisiana. Together, we can bring this country to no-kill by 2025.

Help save homeless pets in LA

Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2020, nearly 15,288 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across Louisiana, 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 Louisiana 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 paves the way in Louisiana

Best Friends works with shelters, nonprofit organizations, municipal leaders and animal advocates across the state to save lives by creating transport partnerships, adoption programs and community cat programs, and initiating proactive return-to-owner practices. We also help shelters increase lifesaving by embedding Best Friends staff in leadership and program management positions.

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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