Since the shelter is full, this would be an excellent — and helpful — time to adopt or foster a dog.
The KQED Forum host will be at 'Best in Show: Stories from Beyond the Shelter' Friday at the Freight, a fundraiser for Berkeley Humane's lifesaving mission featuring local authors Julie Barton and Steven Winn.
Oakland is the East Bay's top dog haven, according to experts, but the whole area has lots to offer for our canine friends.
Several cats, two rabbits and one dog are up for adoption at the city shelter and Berkeley Humane.
The brave little gray cat will likely be put up for adoption in July.