Purpose of the Best Friends Network

Our Purpose

The Best Friends Network is comprised of thousands of public and private shelters, rescue groups, spay/neuter organizations and other animal welfare groups in all 50 states. We are a coalition committed to saving the lives of homeless cats and dogs through collaboration, information-sharing and implementation of proven lifesaving strategies. Our partners support each other and inspire their own communities to increase lifesaving of dogs and cats across the country. Together, we will Save Them All.

See the ongoing lifesaving work of shelters across the United States, including shelter partners, on the pet lifesaving dashboard. We also want to give thanks to our partners who support shelters to increase lifesaving.