Sponsors 2016

barkncat-logoOur heartfelt thanks to Christa at Bark N’ Cat in North Adams, MA.

She is the Director of The Humane Race and will see us into our second decade of supporting the wonderful work being done at The Berkshire Humane Society.

Thanks Bark N’ Cat!

Title Sponsors

Greylock Animal Hospital Logo
Our wonderful friends at Greylock Animal Hospital once again come through as a title sponsor of the Humane Race. Their staff love this event and are always excited to sponsor and participate! We love them for being supportive and enthusiastic and a huge resource to our community. See their website for a comprehensive look at their veterinary services. They do A LOT!

 Donovan & O'Connor Logo

Donovan & O’Connor has been another enthusiastic title sponsor! This is a law firm filled with animal lovers, as well as a phenomenal group of attorneys and support staff. We are grateful for their continued support and for the way they all pitch in to sponsor The Humane Race!

Platinum Sponsors

 bella baby We welcome as a Platinum Sponsor, Bella Baby offices located in Williamstown, MA. Bella Baby is the new face of hospital baby portraiture. They bring their experienced and professional photographers to the hospital and capture your baby’s first moments with a natural, artistic style. Their photographs encompass a wide variety of poses and include shots with siblings and parents, creating a beautiful experience for the whole family to remember. Bella Baby captures this beauty by using only “real things”…natural window light, trained photographers and professional-grade digital cameras.

We thank the Berkshire Eagle for their help in promoting the Humane Race! And, the Berkshire Humane Society!

Gallivan Corporation
Gallivan Corporation has been an enthusiastic sponsor of the Humane Race ! We are grateful for their generous sponsorship this year! They are an award-winning, nationally recognized landscape design, construction, and management company serving MA, VT & NY. They are a company of integrity as well as creative vision. And, they have some very cute dogs on their staff!


Orthopedic Associates of Northern Berkshire is an essential and excellent practice serving the orthopedic and sports medicine needs of the northern berkshire community. We are thankful for their commitment to pets, as well as their patients!

Public Eat+Drink in North Adams and District Kitchen & Bar in Pittsfield have a brilliant owner who is a new Platinum Sponsor this year! Jared loves Berkshire Humane Society and he loves dogs, so we are grateful for and welcome his generous sponsorship of the Humane Race. We also have all of our planning meetings at Public because the food and drink options are excellent!

West Oil has been a supporter of the Humane Race since the beginning! Their fuel and heating service company is family owned and operated with a strong focus on customer service and community. They are great people and we’re thankful to have them as long time sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Alton & Westall Real Estate has a special place in our heart beacause our beloved co-founder of the Humane Race works there, Alix Cabral. A great group of realtors and supporters of the Berkshire Humane Society, and of course the Humane Race!

Lenox Village Integrative Pharmacy is and has been an amazing sponsor. They are an independent local and family owned pharmacy that is a rare and beautiful thing these days! If your pet needs medicine get that medicine compunded at LVIP. Your pet will think it’s the best tasting treat ever!

The Memory Clinic – is the most important place to go, in our region, for the diagnosis and treatment of memory disorders. The Memory clinic is an essential resource for people and their families.

MountainOne offers you banking services, customized insurance products, and comprehensive investment management with more flexibility. We appreciate their support of the Humane Race and the Berkshire Humane Society! Check out their north county locations and services on their website!

Persnickety Toys – The most fun place for children and adults to shop! The shop is a virtual treasure trove of wonderful toys, a truly magic place. Visit their shop on Eagle St. in North Adams, MA.

RK MILES is a local building materials supplier, as well as serving southwestern VT. They are huge animal lovers and are community and environmentally focused. Thank you for your support again this year and becoming a Gold Sponsor this year.

Smith, Watson & Company is a group of high quality, responsive, and professional accountants and financial advisors. The Race Director can personally endorse them as a small business owner in Berkshire county! Thank you for sponsoring the Humane Race again this year and supporting the animals at Berkshire Humane society.

T&M Auto – We welcome T&M Auto Services to the Humane Race family this year! They are a full services auto center. Their motto is “If it has wheels and/or an engine, we can fix it.” Whether you need a mechanic, bodywork, paint job, restoration, something customer or just a yearly MA inspection sticker, you can do it all at T&M. You may even see one of their dogs in the office if you’re lucky!

Silver Sponsors

A-1 Septic A great big thank you for meeting an essential need each year!

Burnham Gold Real Estate – We are grateful to Burnham & Gold for their ongoing support and relationships they forge in our community. They are a group of responsive and effective realtors, as well as great people!

Love Us & Leave Us – The most fun place for a dog to hang in Pittsfield! Love Us & Leave Us is a doggie daycare and free -range home- like “boarding” facility. They also offer bathes and hikes! Your dog(s) will have the time of their lives! Thanks for being a silver sponsor this year! Check them out on facebook.

For Animals, LLC – Leea Foran is an extremely effective and popular dog trainer in Berkshire County utilizing positive reinforcement techniques. Foranimals, LLC is dedicated to providing professional individualized quality care and education for you and your companion animals. All training and handling techniques are based on positive approaches to learning, that foster trust, respect and deeper relationships.

Rootz Hair Studio – Thank you Amy for being a silver sponsor again this year! Amy is a fabulous stylist and an animal lover!

Union Mutual Fire Insurance is a regional mutual insurance company committed to their policyholders and their agents. They are a new sponsor to the Humane Race and we appreciate their generosity.

The Waters of Sand Springs have made extremely generous donations, year after year, supplying all of the bottled water for our racers and walkers. Thanks you to The Waters of Sand Springs!

Bronze Sponsors

Adams Community Bank – You will often see the staff at Adams Community Bank at community events! The word community in their name is a perfect description of their focus! We appreciate their additional support to the Berkshire Humane Society by helping with the Humane Race.

Greylock Canine Club – The most fun place for a dog to hang in Williamstown! “The Club” is a doggie day care and Charlene provides in home boarding. I can attest that my 2 dogs have a blast at day care and it’s made them better and happier dogs! Or check them out on facebook!

H.A. George & Sons Fuel – This propane company is family owned and operated and well loved in this community for all the support they offer to local causes. They are also great neighbors!

Mister Tire – the most popular place in North Adams in the Fall & Spring! The snow tire changeover! Friendly, efficient, fair, and just the best tire place ever! We welcome them as bronze sponsors this year and we know they are huge dog lovers!

Scarafoni Associates – is a professional property management company serving the Berkshire County! They are a regular Humane Race sponsor and great landlord to Bark N’ Cat.

The Spirit Shop is a popular place in Williamstown to purchase beer, wine and liquor. It’s in a quaint old building and the owners and staff are friendly and helpful. While it has a neighborhood feel, the selection is global! We welcome them as a new bronze sponsor of the Humane Race!

Refreshments Provided By:

Big Y
Stop & Shop
Sand Springs
Tunnel City Coffee
Williams College Dining Services
Wild Oats

Please remember to shop local and support the many wonderful local businesses
which are so vital to our community!