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Los Angeles City Council Passes No-Kill Resolution

On Wednesday, May 3, the L.A. city council unanimously approved a no-kill resolution making Los Angeles the largest city in the nation to do so. Best Friends and the NKLA Coalition worked closely...
May 9, 2017

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The Right Stuff

While it’s common knowledge within the animal welfare movement, you may not be aware that Best Friends is assembling a team of no-kill superstars to join our own already impressive leadership...
Apr 26, 2017

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Drumroll, please! OK, not the Muppets, but it’s a great headline! This week, the newest Best Friends Pet Adoption Center will open in SoHo, one of New York City’s prime retail districts...
Apr 4, 2017

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Removing Breed Labels From Adoptable Pets

Imagine walking down the row of kennels at your local shelter, admiring all of the dogs looking for a home. Each kennel card has the name of the dog and instead of what would be a shelter...
Mar 17, 2017

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Best Friends NKLA Initiative On Target To Create Country’s Largest No-Kill Community

I’m thrilled to be able to share with you the latest news from our program in Los Angeles. In 2016, the L.A. city shelters achieved a record save rate of 82.6 percent for all dogs and cats...
Mar 14, 2017

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In Memoriam: Mark Dodge

Our friend and colleague Mark Dodge succumbed to the ravages of ALS and passed away last Monday. I first met Mark and his wife, Karn Myers, in the fall of 1998 at a Best Friends benefit in Los...
Feb 21, 2017

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New Numbers Reveal Great Progress Being Made Toward No-Kill

When Best Friends started the Sanctuary in southern Utah in 1984, the number of pets killed in American shelters was estimated to be 17 million a year — a number that is, quite frankly,...
Feb 10, 2017

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USDA Removes Online Database Critical To Animal Welfare Work

***UPDATE: There is now a phone number available to make your voice heard on this issue. Call (844) 820-2234 to let the USDA know that you want to see the restoration of the APHIS database. Please...
Feb 8, 2017

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Vicktory Dog Denzel Says Goodbye

Vicktory dog Denzel was a fighter, but not in the way that NFL player Michael Vick wanted him to be. This brave dog fought against the trauma of his past to find happiness and friendship at Best...
Jan 11, 2017

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Nine Years In: How The Vicktory Dogs Helped Change The Future For Millions Of Dogs

We really didn’t know what to expect when the 22 most challenging canine survivors of the dogfighting ring on NFL star Michael Vick’s property arrived at Best Friends on January 2 in...
Jan 6, 2017

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Kudos To Zappos — Again!

Last week I wrote a blog previewing Best Friends’ partnership with Zappos to implement their Home for the Pawlidayz Black Friday through Cyber Monday pet adoption promotion. Based on last...
Dec 3, 2016

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Saving Pets In Shelters: Zappos Does It Again

In case you are new to Best Friends or this blog, last year Zappos, the incredibly customer-centric online shoe retailer, partnered with Best Friends to sponsor what turned out to be perhaps the most...
Nov 24, 2016

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Local Rescue Groups Cash In On 2016 Strut Your Mutt

In the mid-1990s, Strut Your Mutt was a local Utah event. Today it is a national phenomenon that generates millions for local rescue groups across the country. This year Strut Your Mutt was held in...
Oct 28, 2016

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RIP, Tom Hayden

I was saddened to learn that Tom Hayden has passed away. Hayden was, at times, a very controversial politician over the course of his career. But one thing that I have learned in my years in animal...
Oct 25, 2016

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Lots To Celebrate This National Feral Cat Day

Let’s call it an occupational hazard within the animal welfare field: when we get too close to the work, it can be easy to lose perspective. Especially with today’s 24-hour news cycle and...
Oct 18, 2016

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Hurricane Matthew Highlights Effectiveness Of Disaster Response

As Hurricane Matthew tore across the Caribbean causing catastrophic damage and taking hundreds of lives, the storm’s future path was unknown. The long-range forecast seemed to call for landfall...
Oct 12, 2016

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How The War On Cats Is Spurred On By Deliberate Misinformation

If you follow any of the seemingly never-ending back and forth between advocates who promote trap-neuter-return (TNR) as the only humane solution to reduce the number of free-roaming cats and those...
Oct 6, 2016

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Diggy Dodges Breed Ban, But Unjust Law Still Needs To Be Overturned

A few weeks ago we blogged about Dan Tillery, a man in Waterford, Michigan, who was facing the possibility of losing the dog he just adopted to that town’s nonsensical breed ban. Dan’s...
Sep 15, 2016

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The Real War On Cats

A soon-to-be-released book advocates the unrestrained killing of all free-roaming cats — pets, strays, community cats — all of them. Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly...
Sep 12, 2016

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Best Friends Commits $100,000 To Louisiana Flood Relief

For the last week, the nation has watched in disbelief as torrential rains have devastated 20 parishes in southern Louisiana. Without the forewarning of an approaching hurricane or the howling winds...
Aug 20, 2016

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