No Kill

Puppies being rescued
Use your shelter data to increase lifesaving. Want to increase your shelter’s save rate?...Read More
family adopting a pet posing together with their new dog
If you're considering adding a new pet to the family, we urge you to adopt a pet rather than buying one from an online retailer or a ...Read More
two dogs jogging forward and smiling
Have you found a stray dog or cat, or do you need to find a new home for your pet? This comprehensive guide to rehoming a pet will show you how to get the word out....Read More
Poodle mix dog. Please adopt, don't buy, your next pet.
Wondering whether to adopt or buy a dog or cat?...Read More
Calico with pet transport driver
Many volunteer pet transport services use “multi-leg transports,” which means that there are several volunteers per transport and each volunteer drives one or more legs....Read More
Helping pitbulls like these two friendly dogs is key to achieving no-kill.
At the annual Best Friends National Conference, attendees hear firsthand from many leaders who have made great strides in putting their communities on the path to no-kill....Read More
Shelter cat wearing sunglasses and sitting next to a coffee mug
This resource offers tips for working effectively with the media; some specifics on writing news releases, public service announcements and letters to the editor; ideas for...Read More
Person hugging a happy brown pit bull terrier
In 2016, when Best Friends announced the goal to lead the country to no-kill by 2025, one of th...Read More
Parrot educating a group of students at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah
Do you love animals and want to learn how to start an animal sanctuary?...Read More
two dogs with a couple who run their own small animal rescue group
Are you an animal lover who's interested in starting your own animal welfare organization?...Read More