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From Street to Sleek—Thanks to You!

Once simple act of kindness can save a life. For senior cat Braveheart, it came in the form of a phone call to Berkeley Humane in late August 2020. Braveheart was your average neighborhood stray who survived off of handouts and garbage. Most people ignore strays, but some pay attention,

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And the “Longest Stay Award” Goes to…

In 2020, Ernest won the not-so-pleasant award for ‘Longest Stay.’ No, it’s not a testament to his patience to sit for a treat, but a tragic truth about senior dogs in rescue shelters. When we transported Ernest in February 2020, he was 12 years old, 65 lbs and deaf. The

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Iggy, A Medical Mystery

In February we welcomed a bouncing litter of four 8-weeks-old Husky mix puppies. Each puppy was vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and observed. All acted like normal puppies, except for one.

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You Relieved His Suffering

Jagger had lived a life of pain, but just days after coming to Berkeley Humane he was in recovery. Thanks to Hope Medical Fund donors like you, we had the emergency funds to help him ASAP.

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Cabo and Liefa

Lightning sometimes does strike twice! Two kittens, of the same age, with similar life-threatening medical issues came into our care in the same month. Liefa (F, grey and white) and Cabo (M, grey) had already experienced two lifetimes of pain in the first few weeks of their lives. They came

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Sparkie

When we first saw Sparkie at a shelter in Stockton, we thought she would get adopted right away! Sparkie is a chipper 8 year old, 10 pound terrier mix with a great smile. We transported her to Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society where a routine exam revealed she was suffering from

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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 he could no longer afford to meet all of Odin’s medical needs as well as maintain his housing. There is a financial burden to pet

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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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