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

Help save homeless pets in MN

Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2021, nearly 2,418 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across Minnesota, 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 Minnesota 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 develops leaders in Minnesota

Leaders from Minneapolis Animal Care and Control and My Pit Bull is Family have participated in the Best Friends Executive Leadership Certification program, endorsed by Southern Utah University. The program aims to transform the future of leadership in animal services. In addition, we’ve given grants to several Minneapolis organizations to improve lifesaving in the region.

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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