Community Resources

Vaccinations Explained

As part of our community resource programs, we launched Spay the Bay in 2016. In addition to affordable spay/neuter services to the public, Spay the Bay also offer a low-cost vaccine clinic four times a year. Click here for current dates and important information. Below are detailed description of common

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12 Spring Flowers That are Toxic to Pets

If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call animal poison control at 888-426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible. Note: This is not a complete list and flowers can vary in color and size. Check here for a complete list of plants that are poisonous to cats and dogs.  

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How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Berkeley Humane’s Dr. Crystal Heath and her sidekick Austin the cat, demonstrate how to trim your cat’s nails and how to make it an enjoyable bonding experience for the both of you! Keep it positive! Make sure your kitty is comfortable with handling. If they are purring, then now is

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How to Give Your Cat a Pill

Dr. Crystal Heath demonstrates how easy it can be to give your cat a pill and why getting them used to being handled around the mouth and ears is a good thing! Sit comfortably on the ground and place your cat in front of you Start with a yummy treat

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veterinarian with cat wearing e-collar after spay neuter surgery

Spay the Bay’s low-cost spay & neuter surgeries

Spaying and neutering your pet helps with animal overpopulation, benefits your pet’s physical and emotional health, and is one of the most important things you can do as a responsible pet guardian. Learn more about spay and neuter benefits and myths here. At Berkeley Humane, we strive to spay and

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Train the Bay trainer Nancy Frensley with her Austrailian Shepherd and mixed dogs

Training Tips: Platform and Ball Fitness

In this video Nancy Frensley, Training Manager at Berkeley Humane shares her tips for getting your dog to love going to a platform and how your dog can use a yoga ball. It may seem complicated, but as with any skill or trick, it takes consistency, patience, and lots of

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photo of owner holding aged terminal pet dog

End of Life / Euthanasia Service for Pets

As our beloved pets age or become ill, there may come a time when their suffering outweighs their joy for life. If your pet can no longer live with dignity and without pain, you may consider euthanasia. Euthanasia is the humane act of allowing your pet to pass peacefully and

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