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Subaru Raffle Drawing on October 27

  • October 10, 2018
  • Elizabeth

The Winning Ticket Will Be Drawn on Saturday, October 27th at Haddad Subaru On Saturday, October 27, Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) and Haddad Subaru will host their 6th annual Subaru Car Raffle drawing. This year, the winning ticket will be drawn for a 2019... Continue Reading

New Catwalk Boutique to open in Lenox

  • September 24, 2018
  • Elizabeth

PITTSFIELD, September 24, 2018  Berkshire Humane Society to Open Catwalk Boutique in Lenox Clothing Drive Kicks Off Sept. 24th Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) will open a second location of Catwalk Boutique, its successful women’s resale shop, in downtown Lenox this coming winter/spring. Dates are... Continue Reading

Woofstock 2018 Press Release

  • August 6, 2018
  • Elizabeth

PITTSFIELD, August 6, 2018  BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY & PITTSFIELD COOPERATIVE BANK PRESENT WOOFSTOCK 2018 New 5K Race, Downtown Dog Walk, Craft Fair, Live Music to Benefit Homeless Animals Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) will host its annual fundraising dog walk, Woofstock, on Sunday, September 9... Continue Reading

From Grafton to the Berkshires

  • July 27, 2018
  • Elizabeth

This story was originally shared in our Compassionate Caregiver e-blast that is sent to supporters who have signed up for monthly donations to Berkshire Humane Society. Our goal this year is 100 new members…we are just 18 shy of our goal! If you would... Continue Reading

Heat Advisory for Pets

  • June 29, 2018
  • Elizabeth

June 29, 2018 Press Release 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... Continue Reading

2018 T-Shirts

  • May 29, 2018
  • Elizabeth

2018 Berkshire Humane Society T-Shirts Stop by the shelter at 214 Barker Road to purchase your new Berkshire Humane Society t-shirt. For questions, contact Elizabeth at Thanks for your support! About This Year’s Shirts… Ladies “Rescue Love Adopt” T-Shirt in Purple – $18... Continue Reading

Annual Subaru Car Raffle – 2019 Outback

  • April 27, 2018
  • Elizabeth

Help Animals by Winning a New Car On Saturday, April 28, Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) and Haddad Subaru launch their 6th annual Subaru Car Raffle at the Humane Race in North Adams. This year, a 2019 Subaru Outback (package value approximated over $33,000) will... Continue Reading

Dream Job

  • April 26, 2018
  • Elizabeth

An Interview with Laura & Stacey Canine Adoption Counselors Laura Mertzlufft and Stacey Broderick sat down for a warm, candid conversation about their work in the bustling kennel at BHS in Pittsfield. Both are devoted staff members who love their work and cherish the... Continue Reading

Labors of Love: How do you let them go?

  • April 26, 2018
  • Elizabeth

An Interview with Erin & Cathy at Purradise There is a little yellow house at 301 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington. It’s full of two things: cats and love. Purradise is Berkshire Humane Society’s satellite feline adoption center and temporary home to felines in... Continue Reading

Agents of Change

  • April 12, 2018
  • Elizabeth

If you’re in the market for a new home, consider working with Berkshire Real Estate Associates. Friend and community supporter Berkshire Real Estate Associates have launched a new Agents of Change Charitable Giving Program, which benefits 5 local charities including Berkshire Humane Society. Their... Continue Reading