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

Heather Ramsey

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Heather Ramsey

September 7, 2018

Heather is a dedicated volunteer who really goes above and beyond to help our cats.

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Volunteer Michelle Pratt with her dog

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Michelle Pratt

August 27, 2018

She is an incredible guide for new volunteers and an instrumental part of developing our dog team trainings/mentor program.

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Blaine the dog in the back of a car with a woman police officer

Shelter dogs on patrol with Louisville police

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Innovative dog field trip program at Louisville Metro Animal Services, a Best Friends Network partner, pairs homeless dogs with police officers for the benefit of both.

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Nella the senior cat with kidney disease

Epic trip home for a senior cat with kidney disease

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

When Nella’s foster mom got a new job that took her from L.A. to Nova Scotia, there was no way she was leaving her best feline friend behind.

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