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Jacob’s Pillow Dog Dance

  • July 17, 2020
  • Elizabeth

Dance with your dog in the privacy of your own home! WHEN: August 1, 2020, 11:30 am Back by popular demand, this participatory event for beloved canines and their dance-loving companions will be led virtually via Zoom by Elizabeth Johnson Levine, Associate Artistic Director... Continue Reading

Woofstock $10,000 Challenge

  • August 22, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Berkshire Humane Society Seeks 250 Runners & Walkers for This Year’s Woofstock to Secure $10,000 Gift to Benefit Shelter Animals Berkshire Humane Society has received a generous offer from an anonymous donor, one that encourages the dog-loving community to participate in Woofstock, the shelter’s... Continue Reading

Woofstock 5K & Dog Walk

  • August 6, 2019
  • Elizabeth

WOOFSTOCK 2019 AT THE COMMON IN PITTSFIELD Berkshire Humane Society’s 5K Race & Downtown Dog Walk Benefiting Animals On Sunday, September 8, The Common goes to the dogs during Berkshire Humane Society’s Woofstock, an annual 5K Run and Downtown Dog Walk celebrating people and... Continue Reading

The Best Part is Helping the Animals

  • July 30, 2019
  • Elizabeth

By Amy Santella, Store Manager of Catwalk Lenox My personal connection to Berkshire Humane Society started 15 years ago when I adopted my first cat. Then a year ago, I saw there were kittens and adopted one. When I went to pick her up,... Continue Reading

2019 Berkshire Humane Society Sweatshirt Preorders

  • July 27, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Order your new Berkshire Humane Society sweatshirt today! Pre-order deadline is Sunday, August 4th. $25 – District Perfect Tri-Long Sleeve Hoodie in Grey FrostThis long-sleeve t-shirt is gray with a hood and purple ink. NO pockets.Details: 4.5-ounce 50/25/25 poly/combed ring spun cotton/rayon; Tear-away label;... Continue Reading

Heat Advisory for Pets

  • July 19, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Berkshire Humane Society advises all residents of the Berkshires and surrounding areas to be mindful of their pets’ safety during the forecasted heat wave. With expected temperatures in the 90s and an even higher heat index, it is extremely important to keep pets indoors,... Continue Reading

Thank you, BMM & Supporters

  • May 31, 2019
  • Elizabeth

A Celebration of Compassion & Cocktails On May 18, Berkshire Money Management presented a “Celebration of Compassion & Cocktails” benefiting Berkshire Humane Society. This festive fete featured Diane Roadcap, a nationally renowned Animal Communicator, among other performers. Guests enjoyed locally-crafted hors d’oeuvres and an... Continue Reading

Steps to Take for a Missing Pet

  • May 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth

As an open admission animal shelter, we get a lot of calls and messages inquiring about missing pets. Here are the steps we recommend when your pet – or the pet of a friend – goes missing. Call Animal Control Most importantly, please call... Continue Reading

2019 Berkshire Humane Society T-Shirts

  • March 14, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Pre-orders are now closed. If you would like to purchase our new Berkshire Humane Society t-shirt with this year’s adorable “Love recognizes no barriers” design, please attend our events or come by the shelter mid to late April or any time after. For questions,... Continue Reading

Protect Your Pet: Rabies & Microchip Clinic

  • March 8, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Berkshire Humane Society to Offer Rabies Vaccinations, Microchipping and Pittsfield Dog Licenses to Pet Owners On Saturday, March 23, Berkshire residents may bring their dog or cat to Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) for a rabies vaccine and microchip. The shelter will also sell dog... Continue Reading