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Grand Opening of Catwalk Boutique in Lenox

  • March 6, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Berkshire Humane Society Celebrates the Official Opening of a Second Resale Shop Benefiting Homeless Animals On April 6, Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) will celebrate the Grand Opening of Catwalk Boutique in downtown Lenox. Patrons are invited to stop by between 10am and 5pm to... Continue Reading

Be Hip & SNIP Your Dog

  • February 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth

BE HIP & SNIP YOUR DOG AT BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY BHS Awarded Grant to Support Low-cost Spaying & Neutering Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) has received a grant for $18,000 from the Massachusetts Animal Coalition’s (MAC) License Plate Program to continue providing low-cost spay/neuter services... Continue Reading

A Very Special Adoption

  • January 21, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Six Kittens Find a Home Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) regularly cares for animals with special medical needs. This past summer, a kind man named Robert brought a box of feline leukemia-positive kittens to the shelter. Our long-term kitten expert, Dottie, took the little ones... Continue Reading

Have You Ever Boarded Your Cat?

  • January 11, 2019
  • Elizabeth

In December 2018, Purradise – Berkshire Humane Society’s satellite facility in Great Barrington – began to offer feline boarding. Housed inside a quaint and comfortable converted home, the facility provides relaxing accommodations for feline friends under the supervision of dedicated and skilled shelter staff.... Continue Reading

Flora & BunBun’s SafePet Story

  • January 4, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Becoming a Better Patient Flora & BunBun’s SafePet Story Berkshire Humane Society offers a number of programs and services designed to assist people, as well as animals. One of the most special is the SafePet Program, a service offering temporary, free pet care for... Continue Reading

If I Can Provide a Home, That’s What I Want to Do

  • January 4, 2019
  • Elizabeth

Labors of Love: If I Can Provide a Home, That’s What I Want to Do Sheena was surrendered in July of 2018. When she arrived at Berkshire Humane Society, she was nearly blind, overweight, and starved for affection. A vet visit revealed that the 5-year-old... Continue Reading

Wish List Cat

Holiday Wish List

  • November 28, 2018
  • Elizabeth

Our shelter is always in need of items to help us care for more than 1,200 animals each year. If you would like to give us a gift this season, please consider one of these much needed items. Thank you for all your support!... Continue Reading

2018-2020 Three Year Strategic Plan

  • November 7, 2018
  • Elizabeth

Our staff and Board of Directors are proud to share our 2018-2020 Three Year Strategic Plan. Strategic Plan Continue Reading

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100 Cats for Christmas

  • November 6, 2018
  • Elizabeth

BHS Offers 6th Annual 100 Cats for Christmas For the 6th year, Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) has received a grant from the Massachusetts Animal Coalition’s (MAC) license plate program, which will support BHS’s 100 Cats for Christmas initiative during the month of December. 100... Continue Reading

Lenox Clothing Drive 11/11-12

  • October 24, 2018
  • Elizabeth

Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) will open the doors of its new Catwalk Boutique in Lenox for a two-day clothing drive on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. From 11am to 3pm, the public is invited to drop off donations and take a sneak... Continue Reading