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Lost and then Found: Nitro Goes Home
Aug 14

Lost and then Found: Nitro Goes Home

See how the Lost and Found Program at BARCS made for a very special happy ending.   In late March 2019, Cheryl S. was relaxing on a week-long cruise to the Caribbean with her family. One important family member stayed behind: 9-year-old Yorkie Nitro was in the care of a pet sitter back at home, eagerly awaiting his family’s return. When the ship p...

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A BARCS Birdland Community Hero: Lisa Morabito
Aug 7

A BARCS Birdland Community Hero: Lisa Morabito

Last week, the Orioles honored a Birdland Community Hero: BARCS' own Lisa Morabito. Lisa joined the BARCS team through a grant program with an emphasis on saving more pit bull-type dogs. The goal was to not only get more adopted by educating people about what wonderful family pets they make, but also to help pit bull pet owners in the community through low-cost and free clinics along with other resources. Lisa is a passionate animal wel...

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How Volunteers Make a Difference
Aug 2

How Volunteers Make a Difference

  At BARCS, volunteers are more than just a tremendous help to our mission—they are our lifeline and our family. Our volunteers help us care for the animals and operate our programs in a variety of different areas.   One of our top volunteers is Justin U. He’s been volunteering with BARCS since 2015, and he’s accumulated over 2,880 hours in our shelter!   Justin started volunteering at BARCS beca...

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