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July 28, 2020|
Saving our communities’ dogs and cats in the COVID-19 era requires the creation of new online tools and resources for animal services and shelter staff around…
July 23, 2020|
Learning to help animals where they are is a cornerstone of the no-kill movement and an essential skill for any effective animal advocate.
July 21, 2020|
Best Friends and Southern Utah University have partnered once again to offer an online professional development symposium this fall titled “Reaching New…
July 17, 2020|
The state of Delaware has sustained no-kill status for the second year in a row by implementing proven lifesaving programming and lending a helping hand to…
July 14, 2020|
The real economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still to come, and to keep saving pets’ lives, we need to start wholeheartedly supporting people right now…
July 9, 2020|
LifeLine Animal Project CEO Rebecca Guinn has created a safety net for pets and people in Atlanta, Georgia, and a model road map to no-kill for dogs and cats.
July 7, 2020|
Thanks to proven and powerful community cat programs and the Georgia Animal Shelter Alliance, Georgia is helping to set the bar for no-kill progress in the…
Animal nonprofits like Gateway Pet Guardians exemplify why moving beyond rescue to comprehensive, community-based sheltering saves more pets
July 2, 2020|
Animal welfare organizations around the country are saving more dogs and cats by finding positive, community-based solutions that don’t have to rely on…
Progressive leaps in Texas and Georgia, 5,500+ no-kill communities, and a crisis that has cat hair all over it. Buckle up, we’ve got new shelter data for you!
June 25, 2020|
Best Friends’ pet lifesaving dashboard update shows lifesaving progress for animals in shelters from 2019 and the path ahead for achieving no-kill nationwide…
Are your expectations of how your local animal shelter should be saving pets driven by data or fantasy?
June 24, 2020|
A lifesaving collective of animal shelters and rescue organizations in Dallas exemplifies the kind of community-centered work and willingness to adapt required…
How a small group of grassroots animal advocates made a big impression on California’s Veterinary Medical Board
June 18, 2020|
Local 2025 Action Team members in California made their voices heard during a veterinary medical board meeting, which led to critical telemedicine expansion…
Leadership plays pivotal role for Abilene Animal Services and other communities working to change the status quo for pets
June 16, 2020|
Brighter days are on the horizon for dogs and cats in Texas shelters as the city of Abilene welcomes Best Friends’ Mike Bricker as interim director.
Historic collaboration to spay or neuter 50,000 pets through #SpayTogether for animal shelters and clinics after height of pandemic
June 3, 2020|
Best Friends is a founding member of a coalition of national organizations to provide grants and other support to combat the spay/neuter surgery backlog from…
Reimagining the role of animal shelters and communities to support people with pets and save at-risk pets
May 29, 2020|
CEO Julie Castle talked with Best Friends lifesaving team members around the country about a new animal sheltering model that puts individual communities at…
May 27, 2020|
In a world fueled by endless streams of social media content, dogs and cats continue to be the X factor in our daily lives.
May 21, 2020|
Best Friends Super Adoptions are going virtual to connect people with adoptable pets all over the country during the Find Love Online event, May 27-31.
May 19, 2020|
Achieving no-kill for dogs and cats nationwide requires all of us to imagine what could be for pets in our communities and to work together to make it a…
May 6, 2020|
Best Friends programs that send expert staff to support animal shelters in need share a few similarities with popular reality TV shows, along with some warm,…