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Bark (and Meow) Around the Block

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM 

Location: Ninth and Carleton Streets in Berkeley 

Cost of Admission: Free

Adoption Fees: Waived or reduced

Join us and be a hero to the animals and clear the shelters at Berkeley Humane’s adopt-a-thon and street fair! 100+ animals available for adoption from 20+ Bay Area rescues and shelters. Plus enjoy great food, beverages, entertainment and activities for the whole family. It all adds up to a fun day that you can't miss!


100+ animals available for adoption from 20+ Bay Area rescues


Great food, beer & wine from local food trucks, breweries and wineries


Live music and entertainment


Games and activities for all ages


Vendors with great products for pets & people

Frequently Asked Questions

How many animals will be available for adoption?

Berkeley Humane and 20+ partner rescue organizations will be on site with 100+ animals available for adoption. Our goal is to find well-matched homes for as many animals as we can and clear our shelters.

Are adoption fees waived at the event?

Each participating shelter and rescue groups will set their own adoption fees, either waiving the fees or offering reduced rates.

Can I bring my pets to the event?

Of course! Well-behaved canines and fearless felines that are harnessed and leashed are welcome!

Who can I contact with more questions?

Please call 510.845.7735 x228 or email

Can I sponsor the event, participate as a vendor, or donate a raffle prize?

Absolutely! We welcome partnership inquiries and look forward to making this event a success with support from our community members. Please call 510.845.7735 x228 or email for more details.

Our Presenting Sponsors

 Dr. Alan Shriro




Thank you to our sponsors

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