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Severe overcrowding at BARC: More than 500 dogs and 200 cats in animal shelter’s care

Special $1 Pet Adoptions This Weekend to Help Save Lives

HOUSTON- BARC is bursting at the seams with dogs and cats: More than 500 dogs and 200 cats are at BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions. The shelter's capacity is 550 and over 720 animals are currently in its care. With shelter intake levels expected to remain high throughout the summer, BARC is asking Houstonians to adopt, rescue or foster a pet. BARC is dropping adoption fees for adoptable dogs (5 months and older) and all cats/kittens to $1 this Saturday, August 5th...
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