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: Gina G.

April 23, 2018

Gina's positive energy literally lights up the center each time she volunteers and is an incredible dog handler and mentor as well!

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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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Archie, a brown tabby cat, sitting on a shelf in front of some writing that says Adopt a tiny tiger for your tiny space

How two cats become the best of friends

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

When Archie, a scared cat from Happy Homes Animal Rescue, met Gus it was the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Family adopting a puppy from Detroit Animal Care and Control

Best Friends Network spotlight: Detroit Animal Care and Control

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

For the first time in a decade, city of Detroit offers shelter dogs for adoption.

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