February 1, 2020

Photo of Tagalong kitten wearing medical cone, laying next to mouse toy


Not much is known about Tagalong before he came to Berkeley Humane, and his injury was a mystery. All we needed to know was that there was a stray kitten with a dislocated hip at an overcrowded shelter. He wasn’t able to run or play free from pain. And the

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Photo of Odin dog smiling into camera


Odin, a 6-year-old bulldog mix, was returned to Berkeley Humane. His adopter loved him dearly, but after an unexpected and significant increase in his rent he could no longer afford to meet all of Odin’s medical needs as well as maintain his housing. There is a financial burden to pet

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Photo of mange puppy

Hippo Litter

Young or old, animals who are sick or have serious medical conditions are the least likely to survive when a public shelter is overcrowded. When our animal transport team spotted four frail puppies with a horrible skin condition in a Central Valley shelter, they knew they needed to act quickly

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Photo of Claire dog laying in red dog bed


Sometimes when animals are transferred to Berkeley Humane from local municipal shelters, their injuries are not obvious. With Claire, that was not the case. One look at her and it was clear whatever happened to her front leg was bad. Despite what must have been a tremendously painful injury, Claire

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