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New homes for pups highlighted at BARCStoberfest

Posted in Uncategorized on October 31st, 2009 by katie – Be the first to comment

The adoptable dogs that were highlighted at BARCStoberfest did great! Six of them were adopted, including my favorite little girl, Uriel.

From left to right: Lucy, Prodigy, Chuckie, Uriel, Daisy, Money



BARCStoberfest 2009 is coming up!

Posted in Uncategorized on September 25th, 2009 by katie – Be the first to comment

2009 barcstoberfest logo.inddimage001



Join BARCS in the Park - Patterson Park - for BARCStoberfest on Saturday Oct. 17th!

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) will host the 5th annual BARCStoberfest including the “Strut Your Mutt” Walk on Saturday October 17th in Patterson Park (corner of Eastern & Linwood Streets) from 11a.m. to 4p.m.

A Day of Fun for Pets and their Families!

The 5th annual fundraiser for BARCS is a festival for animal lovers of all ages and is the canine social event of the year! The event is a fun-filled Saturday for the whole community (and their pets!) that helps to raise awareness and much needed funds for the 12,000 animals BARCS takes in each year. There is something for everyone at BARCStoberfest! Participants will enjoy a silent auction, pet costume contests, local artists & vendors, adoptable pets, animal health & welfare experts, pet demos, and more!

Move Your Paws for a Cause!

The Strut Your Mutt Walk will begin at noon and will take participants on a walk around beautiful Patterson Park. Registration the day of the event begins at 11am. Pre-registration with a donation of $40 is required to guarantee a t-shirt and can be done online Registration will also be accepted on the day of the event, but t-shirts are limited at the event so people are strongly encouraged to pre-register. The walker who raises the most money for the shelter’s animals will win the Grand Prize – a Dell laptop valued at $500!

For more information, visit or call 410-396-4695.  BARCStoberfest is sponsored by Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon.

What: BARCStoberfest Festival, “Strut Your Mutt” Walk, and Silent Auction
Where: Patterson Park, Corner of Eastern & Linwood Streets
When: Saturday, October 17th (Rain Date is scheduled for 10/18)
Time: 11am-4pm; the Walk will run from Noon-3pm

About BARCS:

The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS), is a non-profit organization created in 2005 and is the largest animal shelter in the Baltimore-Annapolis area.  We work in conjunction with the Baltimore City Bureau of Animal Control.  Together our mission is to protect animals from neglect, abuse and exploitation, to advocate their interests and welfare, and to inspire awareness and compassion for all living things.  For additional information, please visit BARCS online at