CAWFC 2022

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative awards nearly $300,000 in grants to animal shelters across the state

By Alina Hauptman on July 27, 2022

19 California organizations will receive funding to improve dog and cat lifesaving in their communities

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Tanya and her caregiver

Skinny, sick dog finds new hope, new life

By PERRY ATHANASON on July 25, 2022

Tanya came to Best Friends with sarcoptic mange, but after medical care and plenty of love in a foster home, she’s now part of a big happy family.

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Bookstore Cat Malcolm

Adopted cat lands a job and lives a life worthy of a storybook ending

By Diane Barber on January 21, 2022

Malcolm, a three-year-old tuxedo cat, gets a new career in a beachside bookstore patrolling for cuddles from customers (and also for rodents)

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Hulk Hiking

Enrichment hikes make dogs more adoptable

By Peggy Kennedy on November 30, 2021

Dog enrichment hikes allow everyone (humans and dogs!) to stretch their legs and gave fun

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Beefy and Danny

Meet a dog who loves (as in really loves) car rides

By Nicole Hamilton on August 30, 2021

Beefy loves nothing more than going out for a spin, as evidenced by this hilarious video captured by Danny Bress, a Best Friends volunteer in Los Angeles

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neville

Prison program, foster home help a pit bull terrier put his fears aside and thrive

By Nicole Hamilton on August 30, 2021

Neville was leash reactive and had separation anxiety until Best Friends and Paws for Life K9 Rescue came together to help him

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Swimmers syndrome Kramer

From two legs to four, a kitten’s journey

By Ashley Hart on August 25, 2021

Kitten with swimmer’s syndrome learns to walk on all four legs

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CTS 2021

CLEAR THE SHELTERS™ RETURNS to BFLA AUG. 23 TO SEPT. 19

By Peggy Kennedy on August 20, 2021

LOCAL CLEAR THE SHELTERS™ “ADOPT & DONATE” CAMPAIGN RETURNS AUG. 23 TO SEPT. 19

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volunteer kitten feeding sophia

Volunteer finds her calling, just keeps going

By Sarah Thornton on August 20, 2021

When Sophia Lim discovered Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, she could hardly believe such a place existed, but now that she’s a volunteer extraordinaire, she does it all

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Kitten Kits courtesy of CatPAWS

Kitten kits prepare the public to save lives

By Liz Finch on August 9, 2021

Grant from Best Friends provides enough kits to support 1,800 kittens in Los Angeles County

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