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Plush reindeer head with Santa hat

Holiday Raffle

  • December 11, 2020
  • Catherine

Thanks to a generous donor, we’re raffling off two new items that will make the holiday bright for a lucky cat and dog — a reindeer cat tower and a large, comfy dog bed. Tickets are $5.00 each and you must specify which prize... Continue Reading

October is Adoption Extravaganza

  • September 30, 2020
  • Catherine

Berkshire Humane Society is offering $50 off the adoption fee of every pet in the shelter for the month of October, made possible from an American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Subaru Loves Pets grant. With the grant, the Society... Continue Reading

Josh Billings Runaground Triathlon to Benefit Berkshire Humane Society

  • August 10, 2020
  • Catherine

Once again, this year the Josh Billings Runaground Triathlon is going to the dogs (and cats and bunnies). The popular bike, paddle and run event in Berkshire County is keeping a virtual option started last year. The virtual Josh is intended to be more... Continue Reading

Berkshire Humane Society, Catwalk Boutiques Reopen to Public

  • June 17, 2020
  • Catherine

Berkshire Humane Society has reopened doors of its main shelter at 214 Barker Road in Pittsfield, after being closed to the public for three months due to COVID-19 precautions. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm to... Continue Reading

Ralph Gets a Chance

  • February 25, 2020
  • Catherine

By Diane Briggs, Administrative Assistant On a cold day, late in December, 2019 a concerned person brought in a black cat to Berkshire Humane Society that was found as a stray in Becket.  Upon intake, we determined this feline was an approximately 5-year-old neutered... Continue Reading

Be Hip and Snip: Low-cost spay and neuter for your dog

  • January 31, 2020
  • Catherine

UPDATE: We have sold out of vouchers for this program. Dog owners who are Berkshire residents and are in financial need can have their dog spayed or neutered for $25 through Berkshire County’s Be Hip & SNIP Your Dog. This program, funded with a... Continue Reading