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. *(Holiday Hours Christmas Day and New Year's Eve - open noon to 5pm)* 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: Jani H.

January 18, 2017

Jani has been instrumental in our efforts to Save Them All - helping with everything from adoptions, special events and our annual national conference!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Brian T.

December 23, 2016

Brian is an all-star volunteer and a huge help with large dogs at our NKLA pet adoption center.

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