Berkshire Humane Society

February is “Love-A-Bull” Month at Berkshire Humane Society

February is “Love-A-Bull” Month at Berkshire Humane Society

Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) is once again hosting “Love-A-Bull” Month throughout February to not only spotlight our “pit bull” dogs at the shelter but also to promote responsible ownership of these unique dogs.     Despite a long and celebrated history of being devoted companions, more recently “pit bulls” dogs have become the center of much […]

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Lowering Cat Overpopulation

Lowering Cat Overpopulation

Berkshire Humane Society + Animal DREAMS = Lowering Cat Overpopulation Anyone who answers phone calls at Animal DREAMS can tell you that generally, people aren’t happy when feral cats decide to live in their yard. But the feral cats of Berkshire County have caught a lucky break this time; Berkshire Humane Society has welcomed Animal […]

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Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter

The Right Start

The Right Start

So you’ve chosen the “perfect” dog, completed the adoption application, finally been approved, completed your bank-breaking shopping excursion, assembled the dog crate, fluffed the doggie bed, set out the matching bowls and are off to pick up your newest family member. At the shelter, you complete the necessary paperwork, fit your dog’s new collar, snap […]

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What is Fido Really Eating?

What is Fido Really Eating?

Confused by all of the choices of dog food in the Pet Stores? Doing your homework before entering the store is helpful. Every dog, just like every human, is unique and has different needs depending on its breed, size, age, condition, and activity level. A 7 year old 90 lb Labrador retriever will have different […]

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Purradise

Snuggling Up

Snuggling Up

Although “the cat is on the mat” is a well-known expression, “the cat is on the lap” runs a close second for optimal feline seating. Which location a potential adoptee prefers need not be a make-or-break issue. Perhaps for you, life is not complete without a living lap warmer. Or maybe, though you enjoy the […]

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The “Eyes” Have It

The “Eyes” Have It

~~This Side of Purradise by Iris Bass The “Eyes” Have It Past columns have discussed fur color, but when I toured Purradise on July 30, I was met with such an array of eye color that it was really worth noting. At the most physiological level, cats’ eyes are pretty remarkable. They can see six […]

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Berkshire Animal Dreams

Lowering Cat Overpopulation

Lowering Cat Overpopulation

Berkshire Humane Society + Animal DREAMS = Lowering Cat Overpopulation Anyone who answers phone calls at Animal DREAMS can tell you that generally, people aren’t happy when feral cats decide to live in their yard. But the feral cats of Berkshire County have caught a lucky break this time; Berkshire Humane Society has welcomed Animal […]

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Cat Overpopulation Problem

Cat Overpopulation Problem

Berkshire Humane Society and Animal DREAMS Partner on Cat Overpopulation Problem Recently, Stacey Carver, President of Berkshire Animal DREAMS, was a guest on Berkshire Humane Society’s PCTV show “Purr Wag Adopt”. On the show, Carver and BHS Executive Director John Perreault discussed the recent joint efforts between BHS and Animal DREAMS to carry out a […]

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