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Health and Human Services

DOGS, CATS AVAILABLE THROUGH WAGS TO WHISKERS ADOPTION

May 15, 2009
Contact: Kathy Barton 713-794-9998
Porfirio Villarreal 713-794-9021

Wags to Whiskers, a pet adoption event, will offer people an opportunity to adopt a dog or cat from the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC), 3200 Carr, on Saturday, May 16, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Spayed or neutered dogs and cats with required vaccinations and an implanted microchip are available for adoption through Wags to Whiskers, sponsored by BARC and Friends of BARC the third Saturday of each month. The event offers visitors refreshments, hotdogs and veggie-dogs.

Adoptions cost $27.50 per animal, half the everyday $55 fee. For more information, call BARC at 713-229-7300.

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