Nine stories about Best Friends volunteers from all across the country just may inspire you to volunteer for pets, too.
These six heroes are helping their communities - human and animal alike - through these random acts of kindness.
Longtime Los Angeles volunteer Gilly Hurley channels her grief into helping hundreds of staff and volunteers caring for shelter pets during the COVID-19 crisis.
This National Volunteer Appreciation week we celebrate and honor volunteers who make the Best Friends mission and vision possible.
Marianna fell in love with Brandy and adopted her, but when it didn't work out, she made it her mission to ensure the next one did
Best Friends internship program inspires scholarship recipient to help cats and kittens at Hopalong Animal Rescue
Best Friends intern takes her learnings back to Hopalong Rescue in Oakland, California, helping improve their cleaning protocols and foster program.
Sixteen-year-old inspires her dad to volunteer with her at the Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Salt Lake City, as a fun father-daughter activity.
Twelve-year-old forgoes his birthday party, has all his friends volunteer with homeless pets instead
Preteen and his friends volunteer with animals at Best Friends in Atlanta to celebrate his birthday and that he's now old enough to volunteer.
Pilot Larry Erdman with Pilots N Paws flies cats and kittens from Best Friends Animal Sanctuary to shelters in other states where they'll be adopted.
A volunteer who works with homeless dogs and cats at Best Friends in L.A. learns powerful lessons in love and compassion from them.