Houston’s BARC Animal Shelter: Fundraising Photos

Houston’s BARC Animal Shelter: Fundraising Photos

BARC Spay and Neuter

BARC Spay and Neuter

Low Cost Spay and Neuter to be offered at BARC

BARC Adoption Discounts

BARC Adoption Discounts

Half-Off Regular Adoption Fees at BARC, Saturday, August 24

Mayor Parker Adopts BARC’s Pet of the Week

Mayor Parker Adopts BARC’s Pet of the Week

*Mayor Parker and Jax, the newest member of the Parker family. (Photo by Mauricio Zepeda) Last week’s Mayor’s BARC Pets of the Week photo shoot began as it always does, but ended quite differently. Little Oreo (now Jax), a Border Terrier/Cocker Spaniel mix puppy, won Mayor Parker’s heart as soon as he walked into City […]

BARC Animal Shelter To Participate in National No Kill Event

BARC Animal Shelter To Participate in National No Kill Event

BARC Joins Numerous Organizations Across the U.S. in an Effort to Save Animals’ Lives    BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will join numerous animal shelters and organizations across the U.S. for the national no kill “Just One Day” event. On June 11, BARC will not euthanize any animals that can be saved.  BARC is waiving […]

BARC Mascot “Alf” Asks For Your Vote

BARC Mascot “Alf” Asks For Your Vote

Meet “Alf”, the mascot for Houston’s City Shelter, BARC. Alf is out on the campaign trail barking for votes so that BARC can win the 100K Rachael Ray/ASPCA challenge. Vote daily! Watch Alf’s Video! (And be sure to come and meet Alf at Houston PetTalk’s Doggy Party on the Plaza, April 21, noon to 5pm […]

BARC Slammed With Intake: Adoptions Prices Reduced!

BARC Slammed With Intake: Adoptions Prices Reduced!

BARC, the City of Houston’s animal shelter, is fighting a capacity crisis. BARC is required by law to accept every animal brought to its doors by Houston residents, and also has the mandate to provide animal control services within Houston city limits.  Animal activity such as roaming to breed tends to decrease during colder weather; unfortunately, […]

November Is Adopt A Senior Pet Month

November Is Adopt A Senior Pet Month

There is something to be said for maturity! Senior pets can be lovely additions to your family and they unfortunately have a challenge finding a new home. There are plenty of senior cats and dogs in the shelter at BARC, Houston’s City Shelter waiting for you. Adoption fees are very reasonable with pets having all […]

“Fall” In Love Today At BARC’s Big Adoption Event!

“Fall” In Love Today At BARC’s  Big Adoption Event!

BARC, the City of Houston’s animal shelter and adoption center, is continuing BARC-tober celebrations throughout the month in a huge effort to attract potential adopters to the shelter to address the facility’s on-going over-population crisis. Over the past four months, BARC has consistently remained beyond capacity, taking in an average of 125 animals per day. The high population this […]

Dogust: Universal Birthday Week For All Shelter Dogs

Dogust: Universal Birthday Week For All Shelter Dogs

            BARC is celebrating the collective birthdays of all shelter animals by offering half off the regular $75 adoption fee for all dogs that are 1 year old or older during the week of August 2 – 7.  Cats and kittens that are available for adoption are being offered starting […]

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