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: 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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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Roxana A.

May 15, 2018

We are so thankful for Roxana's skills as a groomer, she's helped our dogs look and feel better which has directly resulted in many adoptions!

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Amberly, a brown tabby cat, looking to her side

How to bring out the sparkle in an introverted cat

Friday, May 25, 2018

At first glance, Amberly may seem indifferent, but inviting the tabby cat to play makes her personality shine.

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Brown puppy sitting over the shoulder of a woman wearing a Best Friends T-shirt

Lots to cheer about at the NKLA Super Adoption

Friday, May 25, 2018

Hundreds of pets were adopted at the two-day event.

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