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

Help save homeless pets in WV

Shelters near you need help to save more lives. In 2021, nearly 2,904 dogs and cats were killed in animal shelters across West Virginia, 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 West Virginia by 2025. Your local shelter is counting on your help. Now is the time to get involved and make a lifesaving difference.

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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Best Friends offers training opportunities in West Virginia

Best Friends’ Midwest regional team has been opening doors in West Virginia by bringing training on important topics like community cat programming directly to animal welfare professionals in the state. Best Friends has engaged West Virginia leaders in increasing lifesaving through grants and mentorships.