Berkeley-based Pit Ed Classes / Ongoing

Berkeley Training Grounds


Want to see how our classes work?

BADRAP holds weekly classes at the training grounds in Berkeley. See our handlers in action training foster and shelter dogs, meet dogs available for adoption and find out how you can volunteer. Weather permitting.

Classes are busy. Please contact us if you hope to stop by. Thank you!

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BADRAP Wellness Clinics

SF East Bay

In partnership with Well Pet Vet Clinic, we'll be at various SF East Bay locations this summer offering free and pay-what-you-can spay/neuter surgeries, microchips, vaccinations and behavior/training help. 


  • Sunday May 29
  • Sunday June 19
  • Sunday July 17
  • Sunday August 7
  • Sunday Sept 18

Blocky dogs (pit bulls and their look-alikes) get first dibs for surgeries.

To request a free surgery and work out dates for your dog, fill out our WEBFORM



'Aquatic Park' - a photo exhibit by Misako Akimoto

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 - 6:00 pm - Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 - 12:00 am
BORP Adaptive Cycling Center 80 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley CA

Photographer Misako Akimoto has been capturing images within BR's Pit Ed classes and around Berkeley's Aquatic Park for several months. Now her works will be on display inside the BORP Adaptive Cycling Center from Sept. 6-October 29.

Friends Gathering Day: Tuesday Sept 6 @ 6pm.

Sept Schedule: Tues-Thurs 1-7pm / Saturdays 10am-3pm / Closed Sept 24.

October Schedule: Tues-Thurs 1-6pm / Saturdays 10am-3pm

Misako Akimoto / Berkeley, CA
Misako graduated from the Tokyo Institute of Photography (Tokyo-Sogo-Shashin-Senmon-Gakko) in 1961 as a documentary photographer. She worked as a freelance photographer for several newspaper companies, news agencies, and illustrative magazines including the Sekaigaho and NANA Press in Tokyo, between 1961 and 1975. She moved to the United States, in 1976, and became a US citizen in San Francisco. She currently lives and works in Berkeley, California.

Securing the future of the American Pit Bull Terrier as a cherished family companion.