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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Bay Bay found her home thanks to the Give Love adoption promotion

Finding love for a special cat

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Give Love promotion helps a cat with FIV find a home.

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Moe the potbellied pig receiving target stick training

Target stick training for pigs

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This game gives pigs enrichment and mental stimulation, plus lots of cookies.

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