Congrats Alex Howe!

A HUGE congratulations to Alex Howe, long time BARC volunteer, for receiving a City of Houston proclamation from Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston and Council Member Greg Travis today for his dedication to BARC’s animals. Thank you so much for all you do Alex! We are honored that you are a part of our team!


BARC’s June Pets of the Month

Meet BARC’s Pets of the Month! Collin is a one and a half year old Border Terrier and Alex is a 2 year old black short hair cat. Collin has already been transferred to a rescue group but Alex is still looking for his forever home! Come to BARC to adopt him today!

Congrats to our latest vet extern grads!


Congratulations to the first group of Veterinary Externs for successful completion of the 2016 BARC Externship Experience. Students represented Tuskegee University, Texas A&M, Ross, and Auburn. The next group of students started this week. We love our externs! Learn more about our veterinary externship opportunities here:

We did it!!!

WE DID IT! We finished November with a 94.2% save rate!! A huge thanks to our staff, adopters, rescue and foster partners, volunteers and to our sponsors, Proler Southwest Sims Metal Management! We had over 880 adoptions, over 775 transfer/rescues, over 150 Trap-Neuter-Returns and over 70 return to owners! What an amazing month! Thanks again!12279110_10153158301321857_2397851262387016695_n

Our TNR/Community Cats Love Their New Home!

At BARC we love our TNR / Community cats and are grateful for fosters, BARC employees and rescue groups who help us take care of them.  Recently we received a very much-needed donation.  From the estate of Mr. Richard Matelske BARC graciously received a cat feeding station for our parking lot kitties.  Special Thank you Kelli Matelske and Nela Brown from Frisky Paws Rescue for organizing the feeding station.  TNR Community Cats

Our newest video!

A 90s sitcom favorite remix to celebrate the grand opening of our new adoption center in June 2015! Just click the image below to view the video!

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Remember the Fresh Prince of Bellaire – 90s hit tv show – theme song? Well, we did a remix about how this adopted dog became the prince of his chair. It’s all a celebration of the grand opening of our new adoption center! Come and join us on Friday, June 5th, at our grand opening party! $50 admission for each ticket. Free beverages and food, along with live music! Click on the “Grand Opening Tickets” link above to purchase your tickets!





BARC has expanded Foster Program to Outside the City Limits!

Do you love animals but cannot commit to a forever pet?! Become a FOSTER parent! We have precious puppies and kittens you can help us take care of until they can be adopted! BARC has officially expanded our foster program to reach outside of the City limits. Citizens who live up to 15 miles outside of Houston’s City limits are now qualified to foster a pet! Please check out our website for more info!

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Fixin’ Houston Spay/Neuter Clinic!

Our Fixin’ Houston Clinic offers low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to anyone and everyone looking for this service for their pets! Prices range from $29 – $60. Go to the tab at the top of the page to make an appointment for your pet today!

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