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Berkshire Senior TV: Pet Assistance Program

  • May 15, 2024
  • Catherine

Executive Director John Perreault of Berkshire Humane Society was a recent guest of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc.’s Berkshire Senior TV on Pittsfield Community TV to talk about pet food assistance available through the Meals on Wheels program. View the program Continue Reading

Woody’s World Presents: Berkshire Humane Society

  • May 7, 2024
  • Catherine

Two part series on Pittsfield Community TV Woody’s World is Pittsfield Community TV’s longest running music show that is still on the air. It’s produced by Woody Printz, cat lover and Berkshire Humane Society supporter, who was featured in our Fall 2023 printed newsletter.... Continue Reading

Berkshire Humane Society Volunteer Amy Schirmer is RSVP Volunteer of the Year

  • April 22, 2024
  • Catherine

Reprinted from Retired Senior Volunteers Recognized 36K Hours of Service By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff12:20PM / Monday, April 22, 2024 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Hundreds gathered at the Proprietor’s Lodge on Friday to celebrate senior volunteerism. In 2023, 288 Retired Senior Volunteer Program members worked a... Continue Reading

Yellow ticket with Berkshire Humane Society Logo with text Leap Year Wrap Raffle FREE!

Free 2nd Chance Wrap Raffle!

  • April 1, 2024
  • Catherine

Win a caricature of your pet on our vans! No April Fools! We have one more spot on each of our cat and dog vans for your pet’s caricature. All you need to do enter is to provide your email address at this link:... Continue Reading

Meals on Wheels Gets Pet Food Delivery Service

  • March 6, 2024
  • Catherine

Story reprinted with permission from Elder Services’ Kayla Brown-Wood, left, and a volunteer from the BFAIR day program deliver pet food to Carol Lecours, who is a member of the Meals on Wheels program. By Sabrina Damms iBerkshires Staff 12:16PM / Wednesday, March... Continue Reading


  • February 28, 2024
  • Catherine

Dog, Cat Lovers Can See Their Pet Ride in Style Berkshire Humane Society is launching a Leap Year raffle to raise money for shelter animals by offering dog and cat owners the chance to have their pet’s caricature and name included on a wrap... Continue Reading

Line drawing of brown dog with Barkshire Dog Trading Company logo and "Beau!"

Wrap Raffle Rules

  • February 28, 2024
  • Catherine

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who entered! Cat Van 🐱Winners:Elissa BosworthColeen Corbett X2Leslie Weil x3Stacey Carver x2Cindy SchottMelissa BressetteGina VinciguerraShelley MillerSecond Chance winner: Erika White🐱 Dog Van 🐶 Winners:Rob MacleanLynne WestMelissa BressetteChris NerrieKate AlexanderCindy SchottMelissa BressetteJoanne SpenceBob & Linda BykowskiBrian LeachBrooke... Continue Reading

Free Rabies Vaccines and Microchips, Reduced Adoption Fees

  • October 18, 2023
  • Catherine

October 28th Festivities at Haddad Subaru All animal adoptions in October are discounted by $100 and people can get their pet inoculated against the rabies virus or a free pet microchip from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday, October 28th, thanks to grants... Continue Reading

Berkshire Humane Society Expands Veterinary Services

  • October 5, 2023
  • Catherine

Fulfills Goals of Strategic Plan by Hiring Veterinarians, Securing Grant to Provide Accessible Care Berkshire Humane Society’s Wellness Clinic on Dalton Avenue in Pittsfield is expanding services to underserved dog and cat owners in Berkshire County by hiring veterinarians, Drs. Melissa Brady and Dinah... Continue Reading

Berkshire Humane Society to Dedicate Shelter in Memory of Dr. John Reynolds

  • August 1, 2023
  • Catherine

We're glad to dedicate our building in the name of Dr. Reynolds, who was a great veterinarian, compassionate man and above all, a cherished friend. Continue Reading