About Best Friends in Los Angeles

Visit the Best Friends Lifesaving Center where you can fall in love 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 Lifesaving Center in Mission Hills, and leads the NKLA (No-kill Los Angeles) initiative.

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Emily Lucitt

March 18, 2019

"Emily has helped our program grow and we are over the moon happy to have her as part of volunteer team."

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Janine Hicks

January 28, 2019

"She has a positive can-do attitude, and she is always willing to go the extra mile."

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Shy dog Cosette on a car ride with a woman in the driver's seat

Former Texas shelter dog helps socialize shy dog

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Cosette and Cleveland only lived together for a short time, but it was enough to change Cleveland’s life.

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Pampering for a superhero pig

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Batman the pig arrived at the Sanctuary with overgrown hooves and tusks, but now he’s happy, healthy and completely pampered.

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