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Kids (and dogs) of all ages visiting Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley are drawn like magnets to the Tilden/Redwood Valley Railway
, a miniature train that has been looping around the park since 1952. The railroad's 5-inch, scale model steam locomotives more »
Otto nosing a mushroom (CC) Ed Brownson
The last week of May, a dog ate a dried Death Cap mushroom at the trailhead of a UC Berkeley trail on the edge of Strawberry Canyon.
What’s shocking about this event is that it happened well past ‘mushroom season,’ when dog walkers in this area are much more aware because mushrooms are everywhere. It seems that this mushroom was dried up and the pieces scattered among the ground cover on the side of the trail. more »
It’s February and that means love is in the air; what are you doing to celebrate? If you are looking for a dog-friendly party look no further then the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society’s free community celebration, Tails from the Heart. That’s right, on Sunday February 10 you and your four-legged valentine can head over to the BEBHS Shelter Warehouse on Carleton Street for a celebration of the best kind of love—unconditional. more »
Residents of the Bay Area know they have it good when it comes to open space, but relatively few venture into Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
, a 208-acre oasis tucked behind the historic (and dog-friendly) Claremont Hotel
in the Berkeley and Oakland Hills. more »
Join the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (BEBHS) this Sunday for the 15th annual Bay to Barkers dog walk and festival! This fundraising event raises money to support the much-needed animal welfare services at the BEBHS’ Berkeley shelter. The afternoon includes a one-mile dog walk along the bay, a lead dog contest, and craft activities for two-legged and four-legged kids, plus lunch for registered participants. more »