Imagine a more just society, in which every shelter pet has the opportunity to live a happy life. Learn more


As we enter this no-kill era of animal welfare, your ability, enthusiasm and new ideas are priceless. Speak for those without a voice and champion their well being. Become a Leader

Foster Care

At the heart of our mission to achieve a no-kill nation, is a very important group of people: foster caregivers. 
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Passionate and innovative thinking can clear the path to a no-kill nation. Our grants help turn great ideas into realities. Learn more


New ideas start with testing. We encourage and enable research and fund projects that help break down the barriers of implementation.  Learn more


From Maddie's University to Webcasts, we provide the information you need- everyone has a role to play. Learn more

Maddie's Pet Assistant

A tool to provide foster caregivers with enhanced support for questions and challenges during the critical first days of bringing the animal(s) home; while providing valuable insights to organizations.


The MaddieCam Network is made up of dynamic organizations across the country with one goal - to find a loving space for America's homeless pets.

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    Don’t miss a weekend of lifesaving inspiration with Best Friends in Atlantic City!

    April 27, 2017

    Come July 13, the Best Friends National Conference 2017 will be kicking off a weekend of lifesaving fun on the Jersey Shore, and we’re proud to be the presenting sponsor. In addition to workshops and speakers on nearly every aspect of the no-kill movement, we’ll have lots of engagement activities, fun and prizes at our… Learn More

    Happy 30th Birthday, Maddie, and thanks for all you inspired!

    April 26, 2017

    A little dog named Maddie was born on April 26, 1987. Today would have been her 30th birthday. During her life, Maddie showed her human family, Dave and Cheryl Duffield, such unconditional love that t... Learn More

    Kennel cough can kill pet store puppies

    April 25, 2017

    Add to the list of reasons to give to your family and friends on why they shouldn’t buy a pet ... Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: How to speak cat, new app for fosters and adopters, shelter medicine in action and more!

    April 24, 2017

    Don’t like Mondays? You will now, because we’re sharing lifesaving information you might... Learn More