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An Adventure to Austin Pets Alive!
Jan 23

An Adventure to Austin Pets Alive!

  At BARCS, we work with many great rescue organizations. Rescue organizations pull animals from BARCS when they are in need of specialized medical care, socialization, behavior training or just because! Recently, two of our big-hearted fosters made a lengthy journey to Texas for some special cats…    Our Rescue Coordinator Macy had just sent a rescue plea for Bubba, an 11 year old, black and white beauty with no...

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Searching for Mack: A Fateful Reunion
Jan 14

Searching for Mack: A Fateful Reunion

  Losing your pet can be devastating to say the least. While there are many tips and tricks to help you find a missing pet, part of what drives a happy reunion is persistence—to continue searching no matter how long it’s been.   Elizabeth C. was familiar with persistence. Her beautiful gray kitty Mack had been missing since mid-November with few leads on his whereabouts. Still, she covered her bases by posting ab...

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Choosing Ayra
Jan 7

Choosing Ayra

  A few months ago, we put out a call for adopters to submit their pet adoption stories to the Petco Holiday Wishes contest. Recently, it was revealed that BARCS won $1,000 with this submission from adopter Elizabeth M. about her pup Arya. Read her submission here…   In March 2015, I lost my dog of 15 years. Unable to stand coming home to an empty house, I started looking up adoptable dogs on the BARCS website. I soon...

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