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Now, with a click of your mouse you can support BARCS and help the animals of Baltimore City find new homes.


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BARCS is so appreciative of the many individuals and groups offering to run events to benefit BARCS. We have specific guidelines and an agreement form for any Third Party Event that must be completed and reviewed in advance of any Third Party Event. If you are interested in running an event that benefits BARCS, please complete the form to request more information.

Download the Third Party Event Guidelines.

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Sunday, January 8th - Sunday, January 29th (Dates, times, locations and types of adoptable pets vary per event)
Look for our BARCS BFF Waggin', full of adoptables, at the following local events: Sunday, January 8 from noon - 4 p.m. (dogs and cats): Petco Columbia (6181 Old Dobbin Ln...
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Saturday, January 28th (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. )
Stop by the BARCS booth at the 2017 Orioles FanFest and purchase your Orioles Pet Calendar. 100% of sales goes directly to BARCS! We'll also have BARCS merchandise for sale. 
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Friday, February 10th (6:00 p.m.)
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS   Join us for the BARCS Blizzard Bingo and win yourself some swag! Awesome purses filled with goodies and other terrfiic prizes! This event sells...
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Saturday, February 11th - Thursday, May 31st ()
  Check out our new online shop, where you can get our new "I Kissed a Bull" women's-cut baseball shirt. In the shop you will also find hats, men's/unisex...
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Sunday, February 12th - Sunday, December 31st (dates are ongoing)
Here's a list of ongoing ways you can help homeless pets at BARCS! Recurring Donations : Donate to BARCS monthly, quarterly or annually. Simple, convenient and the most...
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Saturday, March 25th (2 - 7 p.m.)
The BARCS Crawl is back for the second year! Last year, we had a blast flooding Federal Hill with animal lovers ready to party and raise money for Baltimore's homeless pets--so...
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Wednesday, November 23rd
The holidays can be hectic enough, without a visit to the emergency vet or the worry of a missing pet. We've compiled a quick and easy to remember list of tips to keep Whiskers and Fido...
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Wednesday, August 10th
The Orioles today announced that the eighth annual Orioles Pet Calendar, presented by Pet+E.R., will go on sale Saturday, August 20, with proceeds benefiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and...
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Tuesday, April 5th
If you see something, say something. April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month and BARCS, along with Baltimore City, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore City...
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Monday, May 18th
We’ve joined CauseNetworkTM !  We’re celebrating, and we want you to join us!  Our new site:  has launched! Each purchase you...
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Monday, February 9th
BARCS received the Guidestar Exchange Silver Level , a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information....
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Friday, January 31st
What if every time you took your dog for a walk, a sponsor donated funding to BARCS??!! Now you can, thanks to our amazing friends at who launched their free iPhone app called...
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Wednesday, October 2nd
Welcome newest BARCS corporate sponsor-- Global Airport Parking! Thanks to their Global Change Initiative, for the entire month of October they will be asking all of their customers across...
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Friday, August 9th
The Orioles' 2014 Pet Calendar featuring players and their pets is on sale now  by clicking here , with proceeds to benefit the animals at BARCS. These pawsome calendars always sell...
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Monday, July 1st
Best Friends Animal Society® in partnership with PetSmart Charities®, the largest funder of companion animal-welfare efforts in North America, is launching a new project in Baltimore...
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Wednesday, May 15th
Check this out…looking for some cool BARCS T-shirts, tanks,  hoodies, magnets or other BARCS accessories? has partnered with BARCS and produced some great products...
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Monday, April 29th
Join Torrey Smith when he Bowls for BARCS on Wednesday, May 29 from 6-8pm at the AMF Timonium Lanes. He will be holding a private event for just 210 bowlers to raise funds for the new BARCS...
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Monday, April 8th
BARCS couldn't wait for the 2013 Opening Day! Check out this very special BARCS public service announcement that Matt and Maria Wieters made for us and is being aired on local TV and...
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Wednesday, February 20th
Spaying and Neutering your pets and our community cats will help lower the unwanted animal population and help save lives. All of  BARCS adoptable dogs and cats are spayed or...
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Wednesday, January 2nd
Shelter Saved 2,054 Pets in Three Months BARCS just won $35,000 in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge for a total of $41,000 in since the Challenge started in August. ...
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