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

Share Your Home for the Holidays...Fa-la-la-la-foster a Pet From Best Friends LA

Share Your Home for the Holidays...Fa-la-la-la-foster a Pet From Best Friends LA

By Michelle Sathe on December 10, 2018

Make the best of school break by fostering an adult dog or cat

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Sue T. with kitten

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Sue T.

November 24, 2018

"She always goes the extra mile for the kittens, making sure that they all get the care they need and deserve."

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 Sara Wright and Tom Torode at the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Salt Lake City with Frankie the pit-bull-type dog

New beginning for pit-bull-terrier-like dog

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Removing an outdated breed policy and transporting Frankie out of Texas not only saved his life, but helped get him the best new home he could hope for.

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Alfonso, Abraham and Cisco the cats lying and sitting next to one another

Helping kittens with FeLV beat the odds

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Abraham and Alfonso probably wouldn’t have survived on the streets, but at the Sanctuary these young cats with feline leukemia are celebrating milestones.

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