Celebrate “Howl-O-Ween” with BARC: Reduced dog adoption fees, spooky fun for the whole family – City of Houston

This Halloween 2022 weekend, BARC, the City of Houston Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, will be hosting several “Howl-O-Ween” specials and holiday-themed family events. Come adopt your BOO! From October 28-30, 2022, the adoption fee for all dogs five months and older will be reduced to $20, and some PURRFURRED pets will have a $5 adoption fee.

In addition to adoption specials and cute puppies, Saturday, October 29, 2022 will be filled with fun activities for the whole family! From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., stop by the BARC Adoption Center at 3300 Carr St. to enjoy Trunk or Treat activities, pumpkin decorating, group dog play demonstrations, plus burgers, candies, chips, drinks and more. All Saturday activities are sponsored by our Friends of BARC partners.

Adopters are still encouraged to visit our adoption center located at 3300 Carr Street Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary to adopt. Learn more at http://www.houstontx.gov/barc/adopt_a_pet.html. Find out more ways to get involved with BARC, including hospitality, volunteer, rescue, and business partnership opportunities, at https://www.houstontx.gov/barc/get_involved.html.

About BARC

BARC, the animal shelter and adoption center for the city of Houston, welcomes more than 25,000 animals a year, regardless of behavior, breed or health condition. BARC works every day to improve the health and safety of Houstonians and their pets through pioneering programs such as low-cost, free spay/neuter services, mobile adoptions, transfer/rescue partnerships and community awareness activities.

Through these programs and with the support of community partners, BARC’s live release rate has continued to improve and reached 91.5% in fiscal year 2022.

Visit www.houstonbarc.com or www.Facebook.com/BARCHouston for more information.

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