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Nadia's Heartfelt Gift
Dec 27

Nadia's Heartfelt Gift

  Recently, a very special friend of BARCS, Nadia S., visited us with a generous gift: hundreds of beautiful, handmade bow ties for our adoptable animals. Here’s her story...   Nadia came to the United States in 1999 when she was 15. She was adopted from an orphanage for “irrecuperables” in Romania by Lucy S. Lucy had heard about her future daughter while organizing a volunteer trip to the orphanage through...

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A Place for Every Animal (No, Really!)
Nov 8

A Place for Every Animal (No, Really!)

  BARCS never turns away an animal in need. Every year, our shelter gives refuge to 12,000 animals who are in need of food, shelter, medical care or, most importantly, love.   While the majority of animals that come through our doors are cats and dogs, as an open-admission shelter, BARCS takes in all animals. In the past, we’ve had ferrets, hamsters, fish, pigs, goats and even alligators—just to name a few! &n...

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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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