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: Ian W.

January 23, 2017

From greeting visitors to completing adoption paperwork, Ian is a huge help throughout the entire adoption process and is extremely dedicated to helping the animals.

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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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Volunteer Rachael Prenkert

An animal volunteer and dog advocate

Monday, January 23, 2017

Volunteering with pets, saving lives.

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Lightfoot playing with Connie at Cat World HQ

Cat food puzzle feeder makes life fun for Lightfoot

Monday, January 23, 2017

A special feeding system provides this former community with cat mental and physical enrichment by letting him hunt for his kibble.

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