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Finding Forever for Francine
Aug 7

Finding Forever for Francine

  Sweet Francine has a smile that could melt hearts across the greater Baltimore area… she certainly did each time she was at BARCS. We say each time, unfortunately, because Francine was in our shelter five separate times over the course of one and a half very long, confusing and heartbreaking years for this sensitive pup. Her story begins in January 2019, when a kind citizen found Francine after watching several people t...

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Partnership Spotlight: Days End Farm Horse Rescue
Jul 16

Partnership Spotlight: Days End Farm Horse Rescue

  At BARCS, we take in all animals that need our help, including animals you might not think of typically being at a shelter—geese and ducks, deer, raccoons, snakes and goats, to name a few. These animals receive care from our team before being transferred to a partner rescue organization that specializes in wildlife and exotic care. Notably, though, one animal we do not need to take in is horses. This is because of one fantas...

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Just Announced: Petco Foundation has Pledged $100,000 to Match Donation to BARCS
Jul 13

Just Announced: Petco Foundation has Pledged $100,000 to Match Donation to BARCS

  Just Announced: Petco Foundation has Pledged $100,000 to Match Donation to BARCS This emergency donation match begins today to help our shelter through the critical summer months. Summertime is, without a doubt, the busiest time of year for BARCS. Between the infamous kitten season—the annual influx of newborn kittens that all shelters see—and warmer weather leading to more medical cases and complications from unvac...

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