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.





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Susan B

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Susan B.

October 4, 2018

"Susan is always calm, cool, collected, and down to help in any area."

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Special-needs dog who is in a foster home

Will Broken Bones and Ringworm Keep LA from Becoming No Kill?

By Michelle Sathe on September 25, 2018

Best Friends Animal Society is putting out a call for special needs foster homes to help achieve No Kill Los Angeles goal in 2018

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Rosie the dog getting adopted by her new family

Help and a new home for a dog with mange

Thursday, October 18, 2018

How Rosie, a dog at a busy Atlanta shelter, received the care she needed at Best Friends to heal from mange and find a home

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Matilda the brown pit-bull-type dog with cropped ears

Dog saved from homelessness and heartworm disease

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Matilda’s life was at risk when she was surrendered to a busy animal shelter in Houston, but then she got a fresh start and a new family in Salt Lake City.

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