SAVE THEM ALL®

Can you imagine an America where no pet is killed in a shelter again simply for being unwanted? We can. Led by Best Friends Animal Society, the NKLA initiative is poised to serve as a model for how the entire nation can become no-kill, with no pet ever having to die in a shelter again simply because they do not have a home. 
When Best Friends launched the No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative in 2012, only 56% of the dogs and cats in the city’s shelters were making it out alive. But thanks to the hard work of so many, including the entire NKLA Coalition, Mayor Garcetti, Los Angeles Animal Services, our fabulous local community and devoted volunteers, we are thrilled to announce a sustained save rate of 90.49% for 2020.
Join us. Together, we can Save Them All®.

 

Get Involved

 

Adopt - Adopting a pet means saving a life. More.

    Visit the NKLA Pet Adoption Center and meet over 100 adoptable pets from NKLA Coalition Partners! Located at 1845 Pontius Ave in West Los Angeles. More.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE: The NKLA Pet Adoption center is currently closed to the public. However, our team continues to move animals directly into forever homes with the help of technology, greatly reducing personal contact.

If you are interested in adopting a pet, please complete our dog adoption survey or cat adoption survey or kitten adoption survey to provide us information about your lifestyle and what you are looking for in a dog or cat. An adoption specialist will be in touch with you within 48 hours via phone or email to advise next steps. Thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support for the animals of Los Angeles during these unprecedented times.

 

Foster a Pet - Love animals but can't adopt?
Open your home to a foster pet. More
Save a kitten's life by fostering. Get started here.

 

 

Spay and Neuter will fix the future - Find Resources

 

 

Volunteer - Find Opportunities

 

Amazon Wish List - Purchase items from the NKLA Amazon wish list. Click here.

 
 

Adopt a Pet. Save a life.

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While the center is closed to the public, the adoption team will continue to move animals directly into fosters’ and adopters’ homes with the help of technology, greatly reducing personal contact.

Click here to see adoptable dogs at the Mission Hills Lifesaving Center

Click here to see adoptable cats at the Mission Hills Lifesaving Center

Click here to see adoptable dogs and cats from our NKLA Coalition Partners

 


About NKLA

NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) is an initiative led by Best Friends Animal Society, bringing together passionate individuals, city shelters and an entire coalition of animal welfare organizations to end the killing of homeless pets in L.A. city shelters.

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