Our progress on making diversity more of a priority

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.

The future of animal shelters

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: “They laughed at us”

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