Help save homeless pets in NC
Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2020, nearly 27,031 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across North Carolina, 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 North Carolina by 2025. Your local shelter is counting on your help. Now is the time to get involved and make a lifesaving difference.
Join your North Carolina 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 ramps up efforts in North Carolina
In North Carolina, our legislative, regional and national teams collaborate with state coalitions, shelter leaders, field services agencies and the community to implement the latest lifesaving practices and programs and increase community awareness, a necessary component for shelters to save more lives.
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.