About Best Friends–Los Angeles

Visit the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center with more than 400 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies from Los Angeles Animal Services shelters.


The center is open daily from noon to 8 p.m. Conveniently located off the 118/405/5 freeways at 15321 Brand Boulevard, Mission Hills, CA 91345.


Best Friends Animal Society–Los Angeles is working collaboratively with animal rescue groups, city shelters and passionate individuals who are all dedicated to the mission of making Los Angeles a no-kill city. As part of this mission, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, runs the Best Friends Pet Adoption & Spay Neuter Center in Mission Hills, and leads the NKLA initiative.

Working Cats in Chicago: To learn more about our Best Friends LA version of working cats, click here



Latest News


Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Vanessa W.

February 27, 2017

Vanessa is a wonderful volunteer, always willing to help our cat care team and works exceptionally hard at our NKLA pet adoption center!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Angela H.

February 23, 2017

A mentor to our volunteers and dog trainer in our C.L.A.S.S. program, we are so lucky to have Angela's help!

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San Francisco joins the fight against puppy mills

Monday, February 27, 2017

The city is the latest community to ban pet stores from selling dogs and cats from commercial breeders.

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Now Zaxby ― renamed Zack ― no longer lives in a parking lot.

Medical care for Georgia’s free-roaming cats

Monday, February 27, 2017

Project takes caring for stray cats to the next level.

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