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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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Heather M.

June 6, 2018

Heather is a joy to be around, an inspiration to volunteers and staff alike, and cares so much about the cats and kittens she cares for!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Barbara C.

May 23, 2018

Barbara helps grow our program in so many ways and always brightens our center when she is volunteering!

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Alex Frol with Princess the dog in a red sweater

Adventures with a dog

Friday, June 15, 2018

When Alex met Princess, she knew that was the dog for her.

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Michelle Lunn-Adams petting the chin of her newly adopted cat Leroy Jenkins

Inspired by one cat with kidney disease to adopt another

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Leroy Jenkins may need a special diet and daily medication to manage his kidney disease, but to his adopter he’s pretty much perfect

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