attend our award-winning

Life-Saving Events

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

August 14, 2020

Virtual event featuring author Amy Tan and KQED’s Michael Krasny!

Which story will be crowned Best in Show? Join us for this feel-good celebration of animals, writing, and the beloved pets that grace our lives with love and joy.

adopt-a-thon & street fair

August 29, 2020 (Tentative)

20+ shelters and rescue groups will come together on our block to find homes for over 150 animals in just ONE day! Enjoy entertainment, food trucks, activities for the kids, beer and wine, and much more.

drink beer. save animals.


Have a great time while benefiting Berkeley Humane’s life-saving programs. Meet local craft brewers and sample an unlimited number of very special unique beers. Dog-friendly! This is a 21+ event.

Upcoming events

Events subject to cancelation or rescheduling

partner with us

Berkeley Humane is proud to partner with our animal-loving community! Opportunities include event sponsorships, raffle donations, and more. 

Safety Net Programs

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic: Berkeley Humane is here to help! Discounted core vaccinations for dogs and cats available on the dates below. Plus FREE pet food! No appointment necessary.

train the bay classes

Dog training classes year round for every level. We have a class for you!