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: Lotta N.

March 31, 2017

Lotta's energy, passion and dedication is an inspiration to our staff and her ability to work with a wide variety of dogs help us understand them during their time at the center.

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Stephanie N.

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Stephanie N.

March 30, 2017

A huge help both at our center and on mobile adoptions, Stephanie's focus and dedication helps our pets find their forever homes

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Jalynn with Raymond the cat

Adopted cat 'a blessing' to his new family after a very tough year

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

That moment when a girl finds out she gets to adopt a cat

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Tiny white and black kitten in a scale

Saving baby kittens in Los Angeles

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

How the Best Friends kitten nursery is helping L.A. reach no-kill

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