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Health and Human Services


August 7, 2009
Contact: Kathy Barton 713-794-9998
Porfirio Villarreal 713-794-9021

The Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC) will sponsor several Shop-N-Adopt events through Aug. 15. Visit an adoption site or tell a friend 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 include:

Saturday, August 8:

  • Happy Tails, 1315 Waugh Drive, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  
  • Bed and Biscuits, 1612 Waugh Drive, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bed and Biscuits adopters will receive a complimentary bag of all-natural dog food, a free training session and a voucher for one day of boarding.

Sunday, August 9:

  • Wags to Whiskers, 3200 Carr Street (BARC), 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adoptions are half off. Friends of BARC sponsors Wags to Whiskers Day at BARC and volunteers, adopters, fosters, adoption counselors, walkers, bathers and visitors are invited. Participants receive free hot dogs (or veggie dogs), chips and drinks.

Tuesday, August 11:

  • Ring Library, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., 8835 Long Point Road

Wednesday, August 12:

  • Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 6402 Market

Saturday, August 15:


  • Wags to Whiskers, 3200 Carr Street (BARC), 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adoptions are half off.
  • 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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