Shelter and Rescue Work

A smiling beagle whose tongue is out
Humane pet sales laws are an effective way to put the squeeze on commercial breeding operations — i.e., pup...Read More
Smiling person wearing a Best Friends shirt holding a small Chihuahua-type dog
  Humane pet sales laws are an effective way to put the squeeze on commercial breeding operation...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
Hand on a tan-and-white boxer mix dog
You can help save cats and dogs in your community by working with your city council or other legislative body to pass a no-kill resolution....Read More
Organize a pet food drive to help animals in need, like this pitbull mix who is up for adoption.
Access to free pet food can make all the difference in helping families in need keep the pets they love....Read More
Two masked people moving cases of canned cat food to help an animal shelter
When a natural disaster or other emergency occurs, it's natural to get immersed in the stories and empathi...Read More
headshot of a small white-and-tan dog looking up alertly
If you're interested in helping a particular adoptable pet at your local shelter or rescue group, there are several actions you can take....Read More
This girl (with help from her two black cats) is writing an essay on animals for school.
When writing a persuasive paper, your purpose is to convince your audience to agree with your idea or accept your recommendation for a course of action....Read More
woman holding her dog she rescued from an animal shelter
Helping animal shelters and saving the lives of dogs and cats is easier than you might think....Read More