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

A salute to Gregory Castle

As co-founder and CEO of Best Friends, Gregory Castle stabilized the organization and set the stage for our national campaign for a no-kill nation by 2025.

Kudos to Zappos — again!

Home For The Pawlidayz adoption promo exceeds the goal, finding homes for over 11,000 animals nationwide between Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
Dog in front of rainbow wall

The real war on cats

A new book called 'Cat Wars' supports the killing of stray and feral cats with a rationale based on bad data.