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Health and Human Services


August 20, 2009
Contact: Kathy Barton 713-794-9998
Porfirio Villarreal 713-794-9021

The Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC) will sponsor several pet adoption events through the end of the month. Visit an adoption site and encourage friends to stop by to adopt a pet.

Participants can choose to adopt a cat or a dog at the events. Adoptions are $55 and include spaying or neutering, vaccinations and a microchip implant.

Dates, locations and times for the adoption events are:

Saturday, August 22:

    • Galleria Mall (near The Gap), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Rice Village Animal Hospital, 2348 Rice Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, August 25:

    • Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 6402 Market
    • Ring Branch Library, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 8835 Long Point Road

    Saturday, August 29:

    • Galleria Mall (near The Gap), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    For more information, call BARC at 713-229-7300.

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