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: Sam F.

July 16, 2018

Sam is a huge asset to our team, her commitment to enriching the lives of homeless dogs is exemplary.

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Chris B.

June 25, 2018

We are eternally grateful for Chris's commitment and consistency to helping our dogs at NKLA.

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Teddy, a gray senior shorthair cat who is deaf

How a deaf, geriatric cat with thyroid disease found a home

Friday, July 20, 2018

Teddy’s medical challenges didn’t stop him from finding a fantastic home after he landed at a New York city shelter.

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Skully, the dog battling cancer, with his new adoptive family

Love for a dog with cancer

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Skully the dog battles cancer and finds his perfect home with a nurse and cancer center director.

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