jane iredale & Berkshire Humane Society

Our commitment to leading a cruelty free lifestyle extends beyond makeup. In addition to our strict no-animal testing policy, we also partner with organizations like our local animal shelter, the Berkshire Humane Society (BHS).

“Years ago, I walked into the Berkshire Humane Society to see how it was run and liked what I saw. I have been friends with the director ever since. When we needed a cat for my mother, we adopted Charlie, who went on to live a long and happy life.” -Jane

Jane began supporting the Berkshire Humane Society years ago, when she realized that the shelter’s practices aligned with our commitment to the compassionate treatment of animals. Every day, BHS volunteers worked to ensure the animals in their care become more adoptable through training, grooming and healthcare.

cruelty free beauty, makeup bag, donates to animal shelterTo assist the Berkshire Humane Society with this mission, we are donating a portion of the profits from sales of the limited edition Cookie Bag to the shelter.

Want to know more about the Berkshire Humane Society? Here’s a rundown of some of the organizations great work.

By the Numbers: Berkshire Humane Society

1,000: The number of animals the Berkshire Humane Society shelters every year; also, the average yearly number of pets fed by the BHS food bank.

1992: The year BHS began operating as an open-admission animal shelter.

43,000: The number of homeless animals BHS has cared for and made available for adoption since it opened.

2010: The year BHS opened Purradise, its satellite feline adoption and retail center in Great Barrington.

750: The number of cats rehomed by Purradise.

100: The percent of healthy, adoptable dogs, cats, small mammals, and birds rehomed by the shelter.


We Want to Know

Have you ever adopted a pet from an animal shelter? Tell us your stories below or share pictures of your cuddly buddy tagging @janeiredale and #cookiespetpals.

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