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.

Working Cats in Chicago: To learn more about our Best Friends LA version of working cats, click here



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Victoria R.

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Vicky R.

March 5, 2018

Victoria's dedication to homeless pets is truly amazing and we are so thankful to have her as a volunteer!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Joanna K.

February 26, 2018

A great dog handler, Joanna is a huge help in making sure our dogs get lots of walks and love!

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