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



Latest News


Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Mollie L.

January 26, 2018

Mollie is so compassionate and a great cat handler, she's also been a huge help as we increased our cat volunteer team!

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Cheryl B.

January 2, 2018

A huge help to our adoption team, Cheryl always shows up with a positive attitude that is so supportive with our potential adopters.

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Humane Society of Charlotte helps dog with her behavior and medical challenges until she is adopted as part of Lagunitas Brewing

A troubled dog’s journey to a happier life

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Humane Society of Charlotte, a Best Friends Network partner, puts dog on the road to her new home with help from Lagunitas Brewing Company.

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Students, many veterans, from the Animal Behavior College dog training program work with dogs from Best Friends in Los Angeles

Veterans make a difference for homeless dogs in L.A.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Animal Behavior College students work with dogs at the Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center in Los Angeles.

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