Bark (and Meow) Around the Block

and NBC's Clear the Shelters

Berkeley Humane’s biggest adopt-a-thon and street fair of the year:

Saturday, August 17, 2019

10 AM to 4 PM

at Ninth and Carleton Streets in Berkeley.


Help us Clear the Shelters! We plan to find homes for 150 animals in just ONE day!

Frequently Asked Questions

How many animals will be available for adoption?

Berkeley Humane and 20+ partner rescue organizations will be on site with 150+ animals available for adoption. Our goal is to find well-matched homes for as many animals as we can and clear our shelter.


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 (or even birds!) that are harnessed and leashed are welcome!


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.

Become a vendor.

Donate a raffle prize.

For sponsorship opportunities, please call 510.845.7735 x211 or contact us here for more details.


Is there a raffle at this event?

Yes! We will be drawing winning tickets for our annual raffle at this event. There will be over 20 prize packages this year! Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance at Berkeley Humane's adoption center or during the event.


Who can I contact with more questions?

Please contact us here.

Our Presenting Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors