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


Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Sam F.

July 16, 2018

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

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Two dogs, one tan and one black, rescued from a hoarding situation, with other little dogs behind them

37 dogs from a hoarding case find refuge with Best Friends in L.A.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Why these adorable dogs are a case for fostering at your local shelter

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Sosa, a black and white Labrador mix, sitting between Jess and Jane in a golf cart

Helping a dog go from reactive to relaxed

Friday, August 10, 2018

Sosa used to bark and lunge at people whenever he was on a leash or when a barrier separated him from other dogs, but now he’s living a much happier life.

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