About Best Friends in Los Angeles

Visit the Best Friends Lifesaving 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 Lifesaving Center in Mission Hills, and leads the NKLA initiative.

 


Special Open Hours


*January 23: 2pm to 8pm (opening late for staff event)

 

Latest News

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Kathrin Nguyen

January 22, 2019

"Kathrin is a natural teacher, a very talented cat handler, and pretty much one of the nicest, warmest people you will ever meet!"

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Kristin Nguyen

January 22, 2019

Kathrin is a natural teacher, a very talented cat handler and pretty much one of the nicest, warmest people you will ever meet!

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Saving a cat lost in Zion National Park

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

For five months, Bentley was all alone in a national park, but now, he’s back in his happy home.

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Dream job with dogs at Best Friends in Utah

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dogtown team lead Tierney Sain shares what it’s like to work with hundreds of dogs who through the years have called Best Friends their home between homes.

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