Last summer, we got a wake-up call along with the rest of the country on diversity issues that need to be addressed. We've been working on this for a few months and I thought it was a good time to look at some of the progress we've made.
Best Friends has issued a report on the most comprehensive animal sheltering data ever assembled
The loss of a beloved Best Friends family member serves as a heavy reminder of the need to prioritize mental health for animal welfare workers.
Learning and acting against racism in ourselves, our organization and our movement
Oscars speech highlights kindness to animals
First 12 students graduate from Best Friends Animal Society Executive Leadership Certification (ELC) class endorsed by Southern Utah University.
Partisan politics aside, a presidential candidate adding animal welfare plan to campaign is a big deal ... and big progress
Presidential candidate Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, announces that animal welfare will be part of his platform.
The animal welfare movement is powered by women. Here's an overview of the history of the movement, the majority of which is female.
Rather than typical prison-like structures, animal shelters in the future are expected to be more like community animal resource centers.
The 2018 Best Friends National Conference that took place in Los Angeles last week (July 19-21) was one of our best yet and, in many ways, marked a quantum leap for Best Friends and for the no-kill movement. The conference has been and remains a transformative experience, both in its rejuvenating energy and critical distribution of information and expertise. However, the 2018 conference marked something new: For the first time, there was a clear sense of purpose and coordination with regard t