About Best Friends in Los Angeles

NOTE: The Best Friends LA Pet Adoption Center will have shortened adoption hours on Sunday, August 19, 2018.  Please visit us from noon-4 p.m. that day. 



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: Sam F.

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

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