About Best Friends in 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 in 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

Julie Criss

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Julie Criss

By claudia on August 3, 2017

Julie's warmth, kindness and incredible positive attitude brighten everyone's day at the center!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Dawn D.

By claudia on July 28, 2017

Dawn is always looking for ways to improve the quality of life of the dogs while they wait for their forever homes.

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Willa the dog

Making a dog’s wish list come true

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Willa the dog has cancer, so her caregivers made her a bucket list

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Catherine Welch with the group from Saint Michael’s College at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

My story: Best Friends volunteer Catherine Welch

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Returning for a volunteer service trip to Best Friends is “like coming home.”

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