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



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Kim K

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Kim K.

June 13, 2017

A huge help in so many ways, Kim is always looking for opportunities to better the lives of the dogs in our care

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Lorraine G.

May 30, 2017

Lorraine is regularly here to help our adoptions staff. Her positive presence at our adoption centers is endlessly appreciated!

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary sign

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary not in danger of Brian Head Fire

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fire affects several communities north of the Sanctuary.

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11 animals working 9 to 5

11 animals working 9 to 5

Friday, June 23, 2017

At Best Friends, every day is take your dog (or cat) to work day.

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