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Love at First Sneeze
Oct 5

Love at First Sneeze

  This is Mandy H.'s love letter to her kitty, Ash. We adopted our cat Ash from BARCS in September 2011 when he was six months old. His original name was Graylin and they thought he was a girl! My husband is a huge Pokémon fan, and the cat is gray, so we decided on the name Ash after the Pokémon trainer. That day in September, we looked at all the cats at BARCS. I was waiting for the right cat to ‘pick me,&r…

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BARCS Announces Acquisition of The Buddy Foundation of Maryland
Sep 23

BARCS Announces Acquisition of The Buddy Foundation of Maryland

  Since 2011, The Buddy Foundation of Maryland (TBFMD) has been providing resources and solutions, including lifesaving medical care, to help underprivileged families and individuals who are financially struggling to save their beloved pets. Over the years,152 dogs have been given a second chance to gain back their health and happiness while staying with their families.  TBFMD has proudly partnered with local organizations, inclu…

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My Baby Elvis
Sep 9

My Baby Elvis

  Here is adopter Diane's story about how bringing home her BARCS baby Elvis changed her life for the better. I’ve wanted a dog for as long as I can remember. When my husband, HP, and I bought a house in 2015, I had a puppy on the brain. Unfortunately, our home wasn’t quite ready to welcome a ball of energy and fluff. Everything changed in 2017. It was an extremely tough time for HP and I. I had changed jobs and it …

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