Milam Schultz had to give up his beloved companion Hot Rod to Berkeley Animal Care Services because he could no longer provide a good home for him. But he has visited his friend, who has not yet been adopted, regularly.
Community supporters of Berkeley’s municipal animal shelter have been raising alarm bells about the shelter’s budget for the coming fiscal year — and their concerns about the city’s lack of budgeting transparency are broadly shared. The proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts in July is $1.69 million, which is comparable to what the shelter ultimately got in […]
The animal shelter’s grand opening celebration takes place at 1 Bolivar Drive on Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Scroll to the bottom of the story for additional details. Photo: Emilie Raguso More than 10 years after Berkeley voters approved a $7.2 million bond to build a new home to care for abandoned and sick […]
The Berkeley Police Department’s slaying of a mountain lion last August and a dog in April drew criticism that the police were unnecessarily shooting animals. The killings prompted the Berkeley Animal Care Commission to ask for a list of all the animals police officers have shot in the past five years. It turns out that […]