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.

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: Mollie L.

January 26, 2018

Mollie is so compassionate and a great cat handler, she's also been a huge help as we increased our cat volunteer team!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Cheryl B.

January 2, 2018

A huge help to our adoption team, Cheryl always shows up with a positive attitude that is so supportive with our potential adopters.

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Kelly the dog was rescued from Salt Flats in Utah and is now getting help at the Utah Animal Adoption Center in Salt Lake C

Best Friends Network spotlight: Utah Animal Adoption Center

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dog found alone, skinny and completely hairless finds a safe haven.

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Itchy, a Standoffish, cautious and uncertain dog, is learning to trust more as he is introduced to more people

Dog’s standoffishness is only skin deep

Friday, February 16, 2018

Making friends with this cautious dog takes time, but the love he gives in return is worth the effort.

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