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Living and Loving: A New Life After Hoarding

You see the stories in the media all too often. Someone who started with good intentions accumulates a large number of animals and then quickly becomes overwhelmed. We have seen people with large numbers of animals in their care struggling to provide minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, and veterinary care.

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From Excruciating Dental Pain to A New Loving Family

When we met Jupiter, a 2-year-old Pitbull mix, at an overcrowded public shelter, we were immediately smitten with her affectionate and gentle personality. She charmed everyone she met! But one look in her mouth told a different story. Jupiter was in urgent need of major dental surgery—a procedure that can

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Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet

Are you and your pet prepared? 1. Never leave your pet behind. The safest place for your pet is with you! If you must evacuate, take your pet along. 2. Place two ID tags on your pet’s collar. Include a temporary tag with the phone number of a friend or

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Hope Medical Fund

Cabo and Liefa

Lightning sometimes does strike twice! Two kittens, of the same age, with similar life-threatening medical issues came into our care in the same month. Liefa (F, grey and white) and Cabo (M, grey) had already experienced two lifetimes of pain in the first few weeks of their lives. They came

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Sparkie

When we first saw Sparkie at a shelter in Stockton, we thought she would get adopted right away! Sparkie is a chipper 8 year old, 10 pound terrier mix with a great smile. We transported her to Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society where a routine exam revealed she was suffering from

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COVID-19 Response: Help and Resources

UPDATED NOVEMBER 9, 2022  Berkeley Humane has reopened its Adoption Center and follows the current City of Berkeley, County of Alameda, and CDC guidelines for safety. Please see our adoption process and available animals here. SAFETY NET PROGRAMS Please visit our Resource Center for additional information on programs that support our

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