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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

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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

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

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

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Catwalk Boutique – Designing Mannequins with Mimi

  • December 26, 2017
  • Elizabeth

At Berkshire Humane Society, we are so lucky to have so many dedicated, passionate, and knowledgeable volunteers – like Mimi, who manages Catwalk Boutique in Great Barrington. Ever wondered how to mix and match patterns and contrasting elements? Check out this video to learn how... Continue Reading