Berks County, PA -  


Animal-related events
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.
610-373-8830
Visit the ARL Web site 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
610-921-2348
HSBC Holly Miller Center
1201 Route 422 East, Douglassville, PA 19518
610-385-0928
List of requested donations


Bird rescue groups serving Berks

Fresh Start Bird Rescue Inc.
Private foster homes, is a non-profit group
Coplay, PA
freshstart4pets@rcn.com

Lair of Dragons Bird Rescue
Lancaster, PA
717-431-8599
contact@lairofdragonsbirdrescue.com


Cat rescue groups serving Berks

The Catworks
610-375-0348
info@thecatworksinc.org

One by One
P.O. Box 226, Kutztown, PA 19530
484-839-2019
info@1by1catrescue.org
  

   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
   toelyn@yahoo.com

   The Fairchild Foundation
   Provides Trap/Neuter/Release clinics
   P.O. Box 6431, Wyomissing, PA 19610
   610-763-8382
   fairchildfoundation@gmail.com


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 marianne.petloss@gmail.com.

Dog daycare

Ridgewood Canine Camp
Cumru Township
0 East Pointe Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508
610-401-0660

Dog breed rescue groups serving Berks

Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue
Lancaster, PA
Robin Schlottman, Vice President, Fleetwood
610-944-9501
MissySetter@esrescue.org

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Watchung
Contact for Pennsylvania
Margaret McMath
P.O. Box 567, Springtown, PA 18081
610-346-6355
tennescott@msn.com

Delaware Valley Chinese Crested Club Rescue
Cathy and Ron Bortz
Kutztown, PA
610-683-6702
crayorkies@gmail.com

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
Reinholds, PA
610-678-4981
info@dvgrr.org

First State Greyhound Rescue Inc.
P.O. Box 67
Blandon, PA 19510
484.638.2113
General information: anotterchaos@yahoo.com
Hound placement/fostering: gbink26@enter.net

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
annswag@comcast.net

Greytful Hearts Greyhound Rescue
107 Jalappa Road
Hamburg, PA 19526
610-562-1353
greytfulheartsgreys@verizon.net
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
info@padanerescue.com

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
Local: 717-645-5411
Contact Kelly M. Radcliffe or info@njsrn.org

Northeastern Boxer Rescue
P.O. Box 95 Sunderland, MA 01375

PA Boxers, Inc.
P.O. Box 543, Jonestown PA 17038
717-397-9377
PABoxers@Gmail.com


Reign & Hail Sheltie Rescue
Berks and Surrounding Counties
Ellen Felix is the founder
610-926-4959
REIGNHAILRESCUE@AOL.COM

Save A Yorkie Rescue
Marilyn L. Faughner
2650 Shillington Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
610-670-2183
saymarilyn@gmail.com

Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
Adoptions/Owner Surrenders: Bob Arnold/Sandy Gera; 610-388-2434
tristatebassets@comcast.net

Mixed breed rescue groups serving Berks 501(c)3
Buddy Rescue
Barbara Smith
The Buddy Rescue Foundation
P.O. Box 42, Limekiln, PA 19535
201-264-6968
barbara@buddyrescue.org
Federal Tax ID 26-2472348

Zoe's House Inc.
Not breed specific, but focuses on strong breeds such as Dobermans, Rottweilers, German shepherds
P.O Box 2372
Reading, PA 19608
ZoesHouseRescue@gmail.com


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.

Dog groomers

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
610-775-7535
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
Lancaster, PA
717-431-8599
contact@lairofdragons.com

Horse rescue groups in Berks County
 
5181 Rt. 419
Womelsdorf, PA 19567
Myedenfarm@aol.com

Hotels and motels that allow pets in Berks County
Reading area lodging for people with pets


Kids who love animals
ASPCA Animaland

National Pet Adoption databases
Petfinder.com


Pennsylvania Kennel Inspection Reports
Check a Pennsylvania kennel's status before buying a puppy or dog


Puppy Mill Information

North Penn Puppy Mill Watch

Pacashcrop.com
Puppy mill action group

United Against Puppy Mills
PO Box 7202
Lancaster, PA 17604



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