Betsy

Film student’s dream about adopting an orange tabby comes true

By Diane Barber on July 16, 2021

A grumpy, itchy cat isn’t everyone’s dream pet, but Betsy is just what her adopter was looking for.

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Pit bull with adopters

Couple adopts a low-key pit bull and gains a new human friend, too

By Nicole Hamilton on June 2, 2021

Six-year-old pittie finds a BFF at Best Friends who not only “gets” him, but also helped him find a sweet home.

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Jarvis and his mom

Change of scenery does a dog with bad habits a world of good

By Tracy Blowers on May 21, 2021

Fresh start helps an eight-year-old dog with a high prey drive get adopted

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Hot Wheels

Paralyzed kitten gets a custom set of wheels and a family

By Diane Barber on April 23, 2021

Hot Wheels arrived hurting, but left with the promise of a great life with a family eager to take in a kitten with special needs

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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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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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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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david g

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: David Glazer

June 11, 2019

"Whenever we need help, he is always willing to jump in, whether that's doing dog adoption showcasing, dog walking, or assisting at large scale events. We are lucky to have him as a volunteer."

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