Adopt your new best friend!
How adoption works
Berkeley Humane believes in an adoption process that carefully matches the lifestyle and expectations of adopters with the needs of our animals, so adopted pets have the greatest chance for forming a lasting bond with their human companions.
Meet your best friend
Start a great life together
Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Your contribution is vital for the health and well-being of the wonderful animals we shelter. We look forward to your involvement as a Berkeley Humane volunteer!
We often have these volunteer opportunities available:
Happy Story: Ringo!
"Our daughter had been asking for a dog for about a decade. Standing in line at the Berkeley Humane we were just beginning to get serious about looking for a dog. It was the Saturday after T…Read More
Happy Story: Speedy!
"I lost my speedy when I moved to Richmond, he ran out on Father's Day 2015. On April 15th 2016, a women said that a dog at the Berkeley Humane page looked like mine and I went in and it was m…Read More
Happy Story: Koshka!
"We adopted Koshka in February of 2007 and she hasnt left our side since. Koshka constantly wants to be around us, from snuggling up at bed time, to sitting on our laps while we do our work.…Read More
Happy Story: Mylo & Lou!
"I wanted to update you on my recent adoption of these two gems. They were not from the same litter but were 3 weeks apart in age. They both had great personalities individually. So, I thoug…Read More
Happy Story: Wrenn!
"My husband and I found a dog we liked at Berkeley Humane, but we needed to wait a few days for our landlord to approve the adoption. As soon as we received it, my husband rushed to Berkeley…Read More