Houston World Series of Dog Shows

Friends of BARC once again participated in the Houston World Series of Dog Shows held at NRG Arena from July 18-22, 2018. We had our usual double booth with excellent exposure to the general public to learn how Friends of BARC helps the homeless pet population at BARC. In addition, we offered microchipping for dogs, and educated many folks about the need to microchip their animals. The Dog Show has something for everybody: Breed competitions, Rescue groups, Animal-related vendors, Artwork, Contests and Food. This year, Friends of BARC invited Doug Markison to our booth to show off his talents as a dog trainer. Doug brought two of his four-legged proteges, who performed remarkable tricks on Sunday to gawking onlookers.

A great time was had by all, especially when we found Mike Kinsella’s doppelganger working another rescue booth. The resemblance is uncanny!

GLOSS Photography Highlights

Friends of BARC board members participated in a well-attended fundraising event on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Jack Meier Art Gallery in Houston. Photographer (and Harris County Juvenile District Court Judge) Michael Schneider, along with Bill Daniel, opened their two-week exhibit of 20th Century 8 x 10 film negatives of movie and television stars… Continue Reading

Adoptions – August 05, 2017

We had a great day today! This is Nick! He went home with a nice family! There is a cat in his new home!   This is Max! This adopter had a dog. There was a robbery at her home and they took the dog too. She moved and adopted Max to be a family… Continue Reading

Adoptions – July 29, 2017

We had a very good day at Petsmart! This is Gracie! Her new family looked at several dogs and decided Gracie was the right dog for them! Gracie will live with 2 cats and will have a great home!   This is Blue! He will be the only dog in his new home and stay… Continue Reading

Adoptions – July 22, 2017

Today traffic was slow but we had 2 great adoptions! This is Polo! His adopter is from Huntsville! She looked at dogs online and read dogs would be at Petsmart 290. One of the dogs she wanted to meet was Polo! She spent time with Polo and fell in love with him! She plans to… Continue Reading

Adoptions – July 15, 2017

The team had a great day! This is Rex! His family came in looking for a GS! The son fell in love with Rex and it was a good match!   Second pic is Nova! His adopter’s husband had grown up with Yorkies. The adopter saw this pup online and went to BARC to find… Continue Reading

Adoptions – July 08, 2017

Adoptions were slow on Saturday. We did adopt a lucky pup and dog! This is Sadie! The family that adopted Sadie met her last weekend but Sadie was adopted by another family. Sadie was returned and this lucky family adopted Sadie! She will be the only dog in her new home and has a nice… Continue Reading

Adoptions – July 01, 2017

The Petsmart team had a great day! This is little yoda! This adopter was thrilled and very happy to adopt little yoda! Yoda will be an only dog and receive a lot of love!   This is Dallas! This young lady was looking specifically for a husky mix. Her spouse grew up with Huskies and… Continue Reading

Adoptions – June 24, 2017

We had a good day! We adopted out 4 dogs and 3 kittens were adopted from the Petsmart cat room. This is Nala. She will be the only dog in her new home. Her new adopters liked Nala’s sweet and friendly personality!   This is George! This couple went to BARC to adopt George and… Continue Reading

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