Sweet senior Buster, a pit bull whose owner had to surrender him to the shelter, was well-loved and walked often. But his time in the kennel was miserable: He longed for a home of his own, and his stress was plain to see. Across the bridge in San Francisco, Jessica and Michael had been searching for a companion for their ten-year-old dog, Emma...

Friends of Berkeley Animal Care Services raises much-needed funds to help Berkeley's municipal shelter provide humane, ethical, and compassionate treatment of  Berkeley’s homeless animals through educational and enrichment programs, adoptions, medical care, equipment, training and other necessities.