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Best in Show

stories from beyond the shelter

xxx xx, 2020 | xxx PM to xxx PM
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3rd Annual Best in Show

stories from beyond the shelter

Check back soon for more information about 2020’s Best in Show.
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isabel allende

Featuring international best-selling author.

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Hosted by KQED’s Michael Krasny.

2019 finalists

2019 Finalist
Best in show_Misha


Pet Parent/Author:
Susana Porte

Misha had an excellent, very Californian death. We sat cross-legged on the floor.

2019 Finalist
Best in Show_Ruby


Pet Parent/Author:
Annie Crawford

I drew a line in the sand: “Whatever happens, don’t come home with a dog.”

2019 Finalist
Best in Show_Wyatt


Pet Parent/Author:
Fred Brill

While wandering the shelter, we spied a 50-pound beast gazing at us…

2019 event photos

2019's program

Master of Ceremonies

Diane Dwyer


Michael Krasny

Special Guest

Isabel Allende

Storytelling Finalists

Annie Crawford and Ruby
Susanna Porte and Misha
Fred Brill and Wyatt

Thank you to our friends

Minuteman Press of Berkeley
Sweet Adeline Bakeshop
The Marsh
Freight & Salvage

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