adopt-a-thon & street fair
Saturday, August 26 | 10am–4pm
2700 9th St. Berkeley
Bark (& Meow) Around the Block

Our biggest annual adopt-a-thon and family-friendly street fair returns on Saturday, August 26, 2023!

This outdoor, free-to-attend event at 2700 Ninth St. Berkeley features 20+ shelters and rescues, 250+ adoptable pets, along with live music, food and beer, pet and other vendors, and so much more. This event welcomes adopters and all of our animal-loving community members to come together in support of shelter animals!

animals #lookingfurlove
(many more at the event!)
Thanks to our sponsors
presenting sponsors
participating shelters & rescues
logo for clear the shelters

Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is the premier Bay Area location for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption effort sponsored by NBC Bay Area/Telemundo 48.

Questions? Visit our FAQs page.

sponsorship opportunities

Become a sponsor for Bark (& Meow) Around the Block! Your sponsorship supports Berkeley Humane’s mission to find loving homes for cats and dogs throughout the East Bay.

partner with us

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

upcoming events

*Event dates and details subject to change.

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