December Apparel Sale @ Berkshire Humane Society
Dec 1 @ 12:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:45 pm

By the tree

For the month of December, save $5.00 on all Berkshire Humane Society apparel. Stop by the shelter for your 25th anniversary t-shirt, long sleeve tee, or sweatshirt.

Holiday Supply Drive @ Berkshire Humane Society
Dec 1 @ 12:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:45 pm

Holiday Wish Tree

Every year we put up a tree covered in holiday wishes. Stop in during the month of December and select a wish from the tree. Purchase that wish, and bring it to the shelter to put under the tree for the animals. You can help us make this holiday season special for all the homeless dogs, cats, and critters in our community. You may also purchase through Smile.Amazon and contribute directly to our holiday wish list. Thank you for your support!

Catwalk Boutique Holiday Party @ Catwalk Boutique
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

CATWALK Boutique’s Annual Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 6th

11AM – 5PM

Treat yourself to a a little something special at CATWALK Boutique, Berkshire Humane Society’s chic resale shop. Sip champagne and nibble on sweet & savory goodies as you shop top-name labels and festive finds – all for a great cause! Proceeds directly support the homeless animals of Berkshire County. One lucky raffle winner will walk away with a $50 gift certificate to the boutique – and the raffle is free to all shoppers!


December8-25_2017_couponSave 40% Off the Entire Store

Shop during our Holiday Party on Dec. 6th and SAVE!
Some exclusions may apply.

CATWALK is located at 325 Stockbridge Road (next to Happy Nails) in Great Barrington. For more information please call 413.717.4005.

Early Closing: December 20th @ Berkshire Humane Society
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our shelter will close at noon on Wednesday, December 20th, for our monthly staff meeting. We WILL be open the last Wednesday of the month, December 27th.

Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 -1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Christmas, Monday, Dec. 25 – CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 26 -10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; regular hours resume
New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1 – CLOSED
Tuesday, Jan. 2 -10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; regular hours resume

Regular Shelter Hours

BHS Adoption Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday thru Saturday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday Evening: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

BHS Surrender Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Sunday: Closed
An appointment is necessary for a surrender

New Year, New You at Catwalk Boutique @ Catwalk Boutique
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by Catwalk Boutique on Thursday, January 11th for make-up demos from 1 to 5pm. Hand massages will also be offered. Sip champagne while shopping our racks of beautiful, gently-used women’s clothing. It’s a new year – treat yourself and look your best!

Dancing for Cats & Dogs Ballroom-Social Dance @ Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

cat and dog dancing

“Dancing for Cats & Dogs” Berkshire Humane Society Benefit Ballroom-Social Dance !!

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Polka Lesson from 7:00 – 7:45 p.m. by Joanne Kolodziej
Followed by general dancing till 10:30 p.m.

Music provided by Evelyn Garstang



A donation to the Berkshire Humane Society valued to regular entry admission ($10 or $15). See list below.
Admission in lieu of Berkshire Humane Society Donation is $10 for USA Dance
Members, $15 for Guests and $5 for high school or college students.
Couples and Singles invited.

For information or directions:

Suggested Donations:

>Carefresh Bedding for small animals


> Soft dog treats (for taining) like Pupperoni Treats

> Poop bags Laundry

>Detergent Paper Towels

>Iams Dry Dog Kibble

>String Cheese

>Liquid hand soap

>Hand sanitizer

>Windex & Lysol spray

>Disinfectant wipes

>SOS or Billo pads

>Any dry cat food

>Clay cat litter

>Small perp plates

>Lint rollers

>6ft leashes

>Rabbit toys, chews, treats

>Catnip mice and toys

>Small litter pans

>Small cat beds

> Gas cards for our shelter car

> Large ziplock bags

Sugar Bush Farm Pancake Breakfast @ Sugar Bush Farm
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sugar Bush Farm is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit Lindsay Hermanski, Berkshire Humane Society’s Animal Care Specialist. This past Thanksgiving, Lindsay was diagnosed with a brain bleed, which severely impacted her mobility, speech, and even breathing. She’s on the road to recovery now, breathing on her own and speaking again, but she still has a long way to go. Proceeds from this event will help her with expenses related to this condition.

Price: $15 per person for non-agility participants; kids under 12 are $5 with an adult purchase

For more info:


Comedy at the Plaza 34 @ Grand Ballroom, Crowne Plaza Pittsfield
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Comedy at the Plaza 34: Zip Stohr Comey Show

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Grand Ballroom, Crowne Plaza Pittsfield

18+ with proper ID

Featuring Dan Wilson, Tom Daddario & Lori Palminteri

Partial proceeds benefit Berkshire Humane Society. Purchase from the shelter and all proceeds benefit the shelter.

Learn more at

CHSS: Cannabidiol (CBD) & Pets @ Berkshire Humane Society
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

sleepy dogBerkshire Humane Society’s Coffee Hour Speaking Series presents their new talk Cannabidiol (CBD) & Pets: A Natural Alternative for Pain and Inflammation on March 25th at 2pm with Cheryl Hutto owner of With her elderly standard poodle, Hutto was able to relieve arthritic pain and suffering through CBD oils.  All CHSS events will take place in our Family Dog School training room on the lower level of Berkshire Humane Society at 214 Barker Road in Pittsfield, MA. Always free! Always great conversation and delicious desserts!  To reserve a spot, call Lizzy at 413-447-7878, ext. 129 or email her at

16th Annual Humane Race
Apr 28 all-day

More information to come! Please check back soon.