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.


Latest News


Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Renae R.

April 4, 2018

Rene is always willing to jump in and help wherever help is need & her presence is very soothing for our cats!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Robert L.

March 27, 2018

Robert helps out across all teams at our adoption centers has been instrumental in developing support systems for new volunteers.

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Volunteer John Keith wearing an orange T-shirt and holding a small black dog with its tongue sticking out

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thank you to volunteers who give the gift of their time to save animals from coast to coast.

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Kathleen Delaney, the center’s intake coordinator, hand target trains Ron Swanson the dog

How hand targeting is helping a group of shy dogs gain confidence

Monday, April 16, 2018

The “parks and rec dogs,” found abandoned on the city streets, are learning how to trust — thanks to hand target training.

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