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October 28, 2021

Celebrate "Howl-O-Ween" with BARC, Reduced Adoption Fees Available for Adult Dogs October 29-31

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From October 29 - 31, come celebrate Howl-O-Ween specials with BARC, the City of Houston's Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, Come adopt your BOO! BARC will be offering $5 adoption fees for all dogs ages five months and older through the Halloween weekend.

Adopters are always encouraged to visit our Adoption Center located at 3300 Carr Street from Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. No appointments are necessary to adopt. Facial coverings and social distancing are recommended while visiting the shelter. Learn more at

For those unable to adopt, BARC has many dogs, cats, and kittens in need of foster homes. If you are already an approved BARC foster, you can email to get started. New fosters can apply online

BARC is always looking to increase its network of local and national rescue partners. If you are a 501c3 animal rescue and want to help BARC pets, visit our website and register to become an approved rescue partner:

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