attend our award-winning
We host several events each year that bring the community together to celebrate our love of animals! And get them adopted!
stories from beyond the shelter
Best in Show — Stories from Beyond the Shelter is a storytelling event that celebrates the rescue pets who fill our lives with love. Each year, three storytelling finalists read their stories at this heartwarming event, with the winner crowned “Best in Show”.
Best in Show 2021 will be joined by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan, author and radio host of KQED’s Forum, Dr. Michael Krasny, and Diane Dwyer, TV personality and two-time Emmy® award winner for journalism.
partner with us
Berkeley Humane is proud to partner with our animal-loving community! Opportunities include event sponsorships, raffle donations, and more.
Berkeley Humane’s free and low-cost programs provide food, shelter, and medical-related support to vulnerable pets and pet guardians in our community in order to keep pets and families together.
train the bay
Virtual dog training classes year round for every level. We have a class for you!