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Events


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.

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Saturday, October 14th - Saturday, October 28th (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: Saturday, October 14 from noon - 3 p.m. (dogs and cats): Petsmart Owings Mills (9616...
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Thursday, October 19th (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)
Art show and fundraiser to benefit BARCS. Meet adoptable dogs, enjoy a drink and some snacks, and see the new works featuring our beautiful BARCS alumni. There will be a silent auction for...
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Tuesday, October 24th (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)
Join us for our final BARCStoberfest fundraising happy hour at Alexander's Tavern in Fell's Point, with 20% of sales going to BARCS!  * $3 drafts and $2 tacos all...
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Saturday, October 28th (9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! On Saturday, October 28, Baltimore’s Patterson Park will be full of activity as the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) hosts our 13th...
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Saturday, October 28th (10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Join us for our always-popular Beer Garden at BARCStoberfest! The beer garden will be located in Patterson Park, as part of our  13th annual BARCStoberfest  on...
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Saturday, October 28th (9 a.m.)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Run with or without your four-legged buddy - either way, you will be helping the nearly 12,000 homeless animals that come to BARCS every...
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Sunday, October 29th - Sunday, December 31st (all eight Bark! locations)
Shop at any of the eight local Bark! stores and  round up your purchase to the nearest dollar. Your donated change goes directly to support BARCS! At the end of the year, Bark!...
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Sunday, October 29th - Sunday, December 31st (available online on the Orioles website)
The ninth annual Orioles pet calendar is on sale now with all proceeds benefiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), a nonprofit shelter that accepts and cares for all...
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Sunday, December 31st (ongoing)
Visit your local store and purchase some Red Cat wine! Customers do NOT need to purchase an entire case, every bottle sold will help the total donation to BARCS!
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Sunday, December 31st (ongoing)
  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, 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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News


Monday, September 18th
On May 22, 11-year-old Chloe was surrendered to BARCS. Her original owners wanted to have her euthanized, but our veterinarians examined Chloe and concluded she was in good spirits and it...
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Wednesday, August 16th
Give a Ride to an Animal in Need BARCS is excited to announce a new volunteer opportunity to help animals in our shelter. Each year, 700 injured animals need rides back and...
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Wednesday, August 16th
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Tuesday, August 8th
Animals like Star are counting on you. Baltimore Ravens superstar and BARCS adopter Ronnie Stanley has done it again! From now until Sunday, August 13, the Ravens tackle is...
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Tuesday, July 25th
A concerned citizen filed a report through Animal Control about three dogs, one with a massive, uncomfortable tumor on her ankle. That dog was Star. When the officer arrived...
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Monday, July 24th
Twelve-year-old Larry was surrendered to our shelter because his previous owners ran into landlord issues and had to give him up. When he arrived at our shelter, poor Larry...
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Wednesday, June 28th
A love letter to the former owner of a very-loved dog. Six-year-old Pepper lived every day of her life as the best friend to her senior mom. They ran errands together,...
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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, 2016 with proceeds benefiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue...
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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: BARCS.CauseNetwork.com  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 WoofTrax.com 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? Bumperpet.com 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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