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Pet Care and Safety
COVID-19: Help and Resources

UPDATED APRIL 16TH, 2020  Berkeley Humane’s regular open hours are canceled until it is safe to resume. Our adoptions are by appointment only. If you have a

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

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

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Photo of Odin dog smiling into camera
Hope Medical Fund
Odin

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

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Photo of mange puppy
Hope Medical Fund
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

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Photo of Claire dog laying in red dog bed
Hope Medical Fund
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

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Comet - Berkeley Humane Alumni Update
Alumni Updates
Alumni Update: Comet

We sadly lost a kitten to a rare disease last spring, so when we went to Berkeley Humane in June [2018] it was with an older cat in mind

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