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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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Lillie Schlessinger

January 22, 2020

"Lillie always has a smile on her face and we could not be happier to have her with us!"

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Cheryl Platz

September 23, 2019

"Cheryl is an INCREDIBLE dog handler able to help us with our most challenging pups in ways that are invaluable to their development!"

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Lisa Gerrard

August 23, 2019

"Her energy, her kindness and her support of not only our cats but our entire volunteer program is simply inspiring."

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Erin Magner

July 29, 2019

"Her incredible handling skills, her positive energy and her teamwork with staff and other volunteers are just a few qualities that make her so special!"

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marianna jarc

Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Marianne Jarc

June 24, 2019

"It is because of people like Marianne that our dogs receive such great love and care."

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Our "Best Friend" Honored Volunteer: Ashley Crow

June 3, 2019

"We are beyond grateful to know Ashley and to have her as part of our cat team family."

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