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2 Pit Bulls Fatally Maul Woman

Two pit bulls put into quarantine after the deadly mauling of a 43-year-old woman in Houston will be euthanized.

01/07/2014

Above: Mayor Parker and Sophie (Photo by Mauricio Zepeda)

BARC Animals Gearing Up for BARC’s First Mega Adoption Event of 2013

Sophie and Tandy, Mayor Parker’s BARC Pets of the Week, are just two of many BARC superstars that could make an appearance at BARC’s first mega pet adoption event of 2013 this weekend. BARC’s Adoption Stampede is scheduled […]

02/27/2013

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BARC Re-Unites Lost Cat With Family After Nearly A Decade

After eight long years of separation, BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions reunited a cat with his original owners, Ron and M’Lee Brooks, in an emotional and fulfilling moment.

10/28/2012

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BARC Slammed By Animal Intake, Slashing Prices To Re-Home Pets

BARC is required by law to accept every animal brought to its doors by Houston residents, and also has the mandate to provide animal control services within Houston city limits.

02/24/2012

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BARC “Gone To The Dogs”

The city’s animal shelter and adoption center, BARC, is attending the 34th Annual Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows, held July 20-24, 2011, at Reliant Center.

CBS Houston–07/20/2011

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BARC And Houston Police Seize Several Farm Animals In Southeast Houston

Animal control officers with BARC worked with Houston police on Thursday to seize several farm animals from a property in southeast Houston.

02/17/2011