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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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Claire

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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Introducing a dog into your cat-only household

Did you know that that cats and dogs don’t have to know each other from kittenhood and puppyhood to be able to live together? It is definitely possible to successfully introduce an adult dog into a cat household, and even for the two to eventually become pals. So if you’re

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Volunteer Appreciation: Judy Cohen

Superstar volunteer Judy Cohen combines her dedication to animals and decades of administrative experience to support Berkeley Humane’s financial and HR office. Judy retired in 2014 after a long career working for the Peralta Colleges. She began as the financial aid administrator for the old Vista college, spent 22 years

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Intake is a community process

Ever wonder how our pets find their way to adoption through Berkeley Humane? In a sense, Berkeley Humane’s adoptable animals are a special, curated selection of animals that we believe would be a great fit in the right home. We focus our attention on relieving overcrowding at other shelters in

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Going Back to School is for the Dogs

By: Nancy Frensley, CPDT-KA, CAP2, CGC Evaluator, AKC Scent Work Judge, Berkeley Humane’s Manager of Behavior and Training This is the time of year when families all across the Bay Area embrace going back to school, and it’s a good time to remember your canine companions as well. Berkeley Humane’s

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