Berks County, PA -
Check out some of the animal-related events and meetings in and around Berks County.
Animal shelters in Berks County
Animal Rescue League of Berks County
P.O. Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540
Located on Kennel Road off Route 724 near Interstate 176 in Cumru Township.
Visit the ARL website for the most up-to-date list of requested donations.
Humane Society of Berks County
HSBC Lindy Scholar Center
1801 N. 11th St., Reading, PA 19604
HSBC Holly Miller Center
1201 Route 422 East, Douglassville, PA 19518
List of requested donations
Bird rescue groups serving Berks
Fresh Start Bird Rescue Inc.
Private foster homes, is a non-profit group
Lair of Dragons Bird Rescue
Cat rescue groups serving Berks
One by One
P.O. Box 226, Kutztown, PA 19530
Feral cat rescue/TNR groups
The Safe Cat Network, Inc.
2 Northfield Road, Reading, PA 19609-1720
Call One by One's phone line, 484-839-2019, and leave a message
The Fairchild Foundation
Provides Trap/Neuter/Release clinics
P.O. Box 6431, Wyomissing, PA 19610
No Nonsense Neutering
Does spaying/neutering for feral cats, pet cats and pet dogs.
Has clinics in Allentown, Mahanoy City, Quarkertown and Reading areas.
Reading clinic address: 1500 Frush Valley Road, Reading, PA 19605 (Muhlenberg Township)
Clinics are held Wednesday, Fridays and the first and third Sundays of the month, depending upon holidays.
Make appointments online or call 866-820-2510.
Death of a pet
Both Berks animal shelters offer pet bereavement support groups. Visit their Web sites for schedules. Animal Rescue League of Berks County and Humane Society of Berks County.
An independent group run by Marianne Sharon meets the first and second Mondays of the month at the Wyomissing Public Library, 9 Reading Blvd., Wyomissing, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A free-will offering will benefit the Humane Society of Berks County and the Wyomissing Public Library. For more information, contact Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ridgewood Canine Camp
0 East Pointe Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508
Buddy’s Pet Resort at Scarlet’s Mill
186 Rock Hollow Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508
Transport service available.
Dog breed rescue groups serving Berks
Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue
Robin Schlottman, Vice President, Fleetwood
Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Watchung
Contact for Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 567, Springtown, PA 18081
Delaware Valley Chinese Crested Club Rescue
Cathy and Ron Bortz
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
First State Greyhound Rescue Inc.
P.O. Box 67
Blandon, PA 19510
General information: email@example.com
Hound placement/fostering: firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Dog Adoption Agency Inc.
Only accepts and adopts American Staffordshire terriers, pit bull terriers, Staffordshire bull terriers or mixes including one of those breeds.
P.O. Box 55 Wernersville, PA 19565-0055
Greytful Hearts Greyhound Rescue
107 Jalappa Road
Hamburg, PA 19526
Adoptable dogs: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/PA778.html
Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc.
Cindy Kerr - Adoptions
All Phone Inquiries - 610-983-9445
New Jersey Schnauzer Rescue Network Inc.
Serves the northeastern United States, primarily New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New
York, Maryland, Connecticut, and Delaware.
P.O. Box 36
Fanwood, N.J. 07023
Rescue hotline: 732-920-8242
Contact Kelly M. Radcliffe or email@example.com
Northeastern Boxer Rescue
P.O. Box 95 Sunderland, MA 01375
PA Boxers, Inc.
P.O. Box 543, Jonestown PA 17038
Reign & Hail Sheltie Rescue
Berks and Surrounding Counties
Ellen Felix is the founder
Save A Yorkie Rescue
Marilyn L. Faughner
2650 Shillington Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
firstname.lastname@example.org Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
Adoptions/Owner Surrenders: Bob Arnold/Sandy Gera; email@example.comMixed breed rescue groups serving Berks
The Buddy Rescue Foundation
P.O. Box 42, Limekiln, PA 19535
Federal Tax ID 26-2472348Mostly Muttz Rescue
Uses foster homes throughout southeastern Pennsylvania to adopt puppies and dogs on euthanasia lists at high-kill shelters.
P.O. Box 406, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Federal Tax ID 46-3479211Zoe's House Inc.
Not breed specific, but focuses on strong breeds such as Dobermans, Rottweilers, German shepherds
P.O Box 2372
Reading, PA 19608
Federal Tax ID 45-4390799
Dog training (nonprofits)
Berks County Dog Training Club offers indoor training at the Berks County 4-H Community Center in Bern Township in the fall and winter and outdoor training in the spring and summer on the grounds of the Liberty Fire Company in Sinking Spring.
Have a favorite groomer? Discuss him or her in our Groomers in Berks forum
.Emergency veterinary service
Call your normal veterinarian first. Most have coverage during off hours and weekends.
Berks Animal Emergency Center
400 West Lancaster Ave., Shillington
They address life-threatening conditions in dog and cat patients on weekends. They do not offer routine veterinary care such as vaccines.
Herpetological (amphibian and reptile) rescue groups serving Berks
Lair of Dragons Reptile Rescue
firstname.lastname@example.orgHorse rescue groups in Berks County
5181 Rt. 419
Womelsdorf, PA 19567