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Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. An authority and leader in the no-kill movement since its founding in 1984, Best Friends runs the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as life-saving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country. No other animal welfare organization has the knowledge, technical expertise and on-the-ground network to end the killing and Save Them All.

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17,000,000The average number of animals killed in shelters before Best Friends Animal Society was founded.

4,000,000- The current number of animals killed annually thanks to the hard work by Best Friends Animal Society.

30,000People who visit a Best Friends Animal Society shelter every single year.

20,700Acres owned or rented by Best Friends Animal Society to ensure animal exercise, health, and happiness.

1,600Animals in a Best Friends Animal Society shelter at any given day.

76The percent animal deaths in shelters has been reduced over the last 33 years.

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