Bark (and Meow) Around the Block

The 6th annual Bark (and Meow) Around the Block and Clear the Shelters was a great success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to Berkeley Humane’s adopt-a-thon and street fair to help Clear the Shelters. 128 pets found homes in ONE day! Check out the photos on Facebook.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a raffle at this event?

Yes! We will be drawing winning tickets for our annual raffle at this event. Below is a summary of just some of the exciting packages available. Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance from Berkeley Humane, and will also be sold during the event. For more information, please call 510.845.7735 x228 or email


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 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

Thank you to our sponsors