Harvey and Tres Leches

Fate and friendship lead to a new start for injured kittens

By Diane Barber on March 23, 2021

Harvey and Tres Leches became best friends at Best Friends in Los Angeles and wound up as brother and sister

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Poster dog Jewel

Catching up with the poster dog of No-Kill Los Angeles

By Michelle Sathe on March 12, 2021

Jewel, the face of Best Friends’ No-Kill Los Angeles initiative, enjoys life out of the spotlight with her adoring family

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Together we made LA a No Kill City

Los Angeles has become no-kill

By Julie Castle on March 10, 2021

L.A. raised the pet save rate from 56% in 2012 to more than 90% in 2020!

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Larry and Kristin Biggs

Meet a videographer who helps pets smile for the camera

By Nicole Hamilton  on February 26, 2021

Kristin Biggs combines her creative talent with a passion to help homeless pets while volunteering with Best Friends in Los Angeles

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Foster Enzo

NEW: Best Friends LA Foster Pet Showcase Group

By Peggy Kennedy on February 26, 2021

New Facebook group connects foster families with potential adopters

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Kitten Drive-thru Adoption Event

Kitten Drive-thru Adoption Event

By Megan Smith on September 23, 2020

72 kittens adopted over a two day adoption event

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Pets for Patriots

Pets for Patriots

By Megan Smith on September 22, 2020

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California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative awards $200,000 in grants to animal shelters across the state

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative awards $200,000 in grants to animal shelters across the state

By Michelle Sathe on September 16, 2020

Annenberg Foundation, Best Friends Animal Society, Maddie's Fund and Michelson Found Animals Foundation partner to fund positive outcomes for homeless pets in California

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Cat charms adopters from way more than six feet away

Cat charms adopters from way more than six feet away

By Ana Merkulova on June 19, 2020

How Mr. Geppetto, a longtime resident at the Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Los Angeles, mastered the art of the Zoom call and had his adopters at ‘hello’

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