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Berks ARL Membership

When you adopt a pet from the Animal Rescue League, you automatically become an ARL member entitled to receive theirnewsletters and other special mailings. Annual membership renewal levels include:
  • Junior membership (up to 18 years of age): $15.00
  • Senior membership (65 years and older): $15.00
  • Individual membership: $25.00
  • Family membership: $50
  • Patron membership: $75
  • Benefactor membership: $100.00
You can become a new member or renew your membership by downloading and printing off the membership form linked below and mailing it to the shelter. Or you can stop by to visit them and drop off your membership information/fee. Animal Rescue League of Berks County Inc. P.O. Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540 610-373-8830 – See more at:

Support the Berks County Sheriff ’s K-9 Division!

The ability of the Berks County Sheriff ’s K-9 Division to provide assistance and services is very dependant upon donations from sources within the community. Donations of any size are welcomed! The Friends of the Berks County Sheriff K-9 fund is a component fund of the Berks County Community Foundation. The Community Foundation is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to develop, manage and distribute funding to meet existing and emerging community needs. Tax deductible contributions to the fund can be made by check payable to Berks County Community Foundation and mailed to 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601 with “Sheriff K-9 Fund” in the memo line. berks county k9

The Berks ARL Pit Bull-a-Palooza

Sunday, October13th Pit Bull lovers rejoice! This event is for you and is designed to educate the public about bully breeds and to encourage responsible ownership. This event is open to the public and FREE, and while they are celebrating pits, ALL breeds are welcome to attend and participate! This event is rain or shine. Rescues & adoptable animals: Good Dogs, Green Street Animal Rescue, Cat Works Vendors: Lia Sophia, Thirty One Gifts, Nature’s Variety dog food, DAVR Chocolate, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Pinups for Pitbulls, Farmer’s Insurance, Oragami Owl, The Working K9 and more! For more information, go to:  

The Reading Royals

The Reading Royals are hosting two fundraisers for the Berks County Sheriff K-9 Unit this season. $5 for every ticket sold will be donated to their K9s. Please share with your friends; they are hoping for a sold out arena. They only get credit for tickets purchased through the website mentioned on the flyer so make sure to buy your tickets from that website.

Pit Bull Training at the Berks ARL

To promote responsible pit bull ownership the Animal Rescue League of Berks County has partnered with Awesome Dawgs Dog Training and Whispering Springs Dog Training to offer AKC Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) training classes for any dog resembling a pitbull. For every pitbull/owner team that successfully completes the course, the ARL will earn $150 through a grant made possible by the Animal Farm Foundation Canine Good Citizen Incentive Program. This program is open to any local pitbull and owner team! For more information, go to:

Berks ARL: Beer, Food & Dogs!

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County Presents: Pub Night at Bistro on Bridge Join the ARL for its first pub night on Saturday, September 7th from 6 – 10pm. There will be craft beer tastings and food pairings, raffles and live music. Bistro on Bridge is very animal friendly and they even have a “puppy menu”. Proceeds from this event benefit the ARL, so grab a friend, buy some tickets and meet them there! Tickets are $30. For details, go to: