• adopt Apr 23

    Pet of the Week – Widget

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Widget. Do you enjoy long luxurious naps?  So does Widget.  Do you also enjoy relaxing and curling up with a captivating book?  So does Widget.  Do you appreciate deep meaningful conversations about the mysteries of life?  So does Widget. In short, are you seeking an old soul type...

  • adopt Apr 16

    Pet of the Week – Dudley

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Dudley. Dudley sets the standard for making the most out of sheltering-in-place.  This twelve-year-old neutered male Chihuahua just wants to snuggle on the sofa, binge watch Seinfeld or The Golden Girls (he’s fond of sitcoms) and engage in his favorite pastime: napping. Dudley is a gentle soul with...

  • adopt Apr 15

    Go Big and Stay Home

    In compliance with Shelter in Place health and safety guidelines, the East Bay SPCA is closed for regular adoptions, but it is still possible to adopt a shelter dog at this time at their Oakland Adoption Center. They have developed a way to facilitate dog adoptions while still practicing social distancing to keep the staff and community safe. Please continue to visit their...

  • fundraiser Apr 15

    POSTPONED: East Bay SPCA's Growl, Meow & Wine

    Growl, Meow & Wine is the East Bay SPCA’s annual signature fundraising event. It is a fun, informal celebration of our mission and recent achievements and the many donors, partners and friends that make it possible for us to continue helping animals and people in our community. Guests are invited to tour our Oakland facility and meet some of...

  • clear the shelters Apr 9

    Pet of the Week – Pichis

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Pichis. To answer your first question: his name is pronounced Peaches. This one-year-old neutered male silver tabby with the odd name is indeed a stunner.  Along with his captivating looks, Pichis is a high energy cat that will keep you entertained for hours and hours.  Pichis can get...

  • clear the shelters Apr 2

    Pet of the Week – Max

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Max. And in this corner weighing forty-seven pounds and full of energy we have Max the Pit Bull! This eleven month old neutered male pup loves to play and is looking for a new home that will keep him occupied with lots of entertaining activities. Max is still...

  • clear the shelters Mar 26

    Pet of the Week – Tilapia

    Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Tilapia. Tilapia has been waiting to be adopted for almost three years now. Tilapia is not only independent, playful and gorgeous, she’s also supremely intelligent. She’s the type of cat who would have graduated with honors from Cambridge University and speak five languages. Tilapia is a four year old...

  • Greyhound Mar 25

    Adopt a Greyhound

    The mission of The Greyhound Project is to promote the welfare and adoption of greyhounds by providing support and information to adoption organizations, adopters, and the public. April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month and there is an urgent need to place retired greyhounds into loving homes.  Only 16 greyhound racing tracks across six states remain in the U.S. Facing a continuing…

  • Humane Society Mar 19

    Help Animals In Need During COVID-19

    In response to Santa Clara County’s mandate to shelter in place, as of Thursday March 17, 2020, Humane Society Silicon Valley is temporarily suspending most public-facing services. Here’s how to help: We are moving our animals into foster homes to make space to support our rescue partners during this emergency. With the suspension of public adoptions, we urgently need more foster volunteers on an ongoing...

  • clear the shelters Mar 19

    Pet of the Week – Petunia

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Petunia. Life is better with a dog.  Especially a dog who doesn’t believe in social distancing.  Meet Petunia, a spayed female three year old Chihuahua mix.  She wants nothing better than to close the distance between herself and her favorite humans.  She cuddles, she snuggles, and she kisses. ...

  • adopt Mar 12

    Berkeley Pet Adoptions

    We are saddened to learn of people directly affected by the COVID19 outbreak. We are also hearing about many employers and schools who asking their employees to work from home for the next several weeks. Not to make light of a difficult situation, but if you are going to be home anyway, it might be a great time to adopt…

  • clear the shelters Mar 12

    Pet of the Week – Chase

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Chase. Black and white tuxedo cat Chase is already dressed to the nines and ready to come home with you.  This debonair four year old neutered male feline is a looker for sure and his affectionate purrsonality is likely to steal your heart forever.  Chase is calm, cool...

  • adopt Mar 5

    Pet of the Week – Wally

    Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’ Pet of the Week is Wally. Wally has been waiting at Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA for more than a year to be adopted. This eight year old neutered male Pit Bull is a Cuddle Bug with a capital C and capital B. Wally knows how to enjoy life, and he’s looking for someone...

  • adopt Feb 27

    Pet of the Week – Gloria

    Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Gloria. Don’t let Gloria’s RBF fool you. She’s actually a sweetheart. This one-year old long haired Brown Tabby may have an intense stare, but she’s really just trying to convince people to fall under her spell and adopt her. Gloria is an affectionate fluff ball looking for a home...

  • adopt Feb 20

    Pet of the Week – Melody

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Melody. We know dogs.  So trust us when we say Melody is just about the cutest dog in the entire world.  This one year old spayed female Terrier mix may have a squee inducing adorable face, but she’s more than just a bundle of cuteness.  Melody is a...

  • adopt Feb 18

    Pet of the Week – Lucy

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Lucy. Delightful, charming, and sweet are just a few words to describe Lucy. She’s always seeking a pet or requesting to snuggle on someone’s lap. This endearing cuddle ball is a ten-year old spayed female domestic short haired cat with one main mission: to show as much affection...

  • adopt Feb 6

    Pet of the Week – Champion

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Champion. Got the Super Bowl blues and need a pick me up to ease your disappointment that the San Francisco 49ers didn’t secure the championship?  Then consider adopting an undefeated contender, a teeny tiny teacup Chihuahua who just happens to have the name of Champion. This six-year old...

  • adopt Feb 5

    Berkeley Humane Presents Pints for Paws

    The 7th Annual Pints for Paws is happening in June of 2020. Don’t miss the chance to drink beer and save animals with multiple levels of ticket options. VIP ticket includes entrance to a special VIP area with rare and unique beer tastings and other special treats. All beer, wine, and cider tastings included, plus countless dogs to pet! (21+…

  • adopt Jan 30

    Pet of the Week – Almond

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Almond. There’s a saying that goes “There’s a lid for every pot.” Brown Tabby cat Almond has been waiting at our shelter for her purrfectly matched lid for almost three years. This four-year old spayed female is independent, playful and exceptionally intelligent. Almond is a cat who knows...

  • adopt Jan 23

    Pet of the Week – Bingo

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Bingo. Energetic goofball Bingo is certain to make you feel like a winner.  This three year old neutered male Pointer Labrador Retriever mix is a social butterfly.  Bingo’s pleasures in life include long walks, nibbling on tasty dog treats and spending quality time with his favorite humans.  He’s...

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