Ronnie Stanley Foundation x BARCS:
Family Emotional Support Dog Program

BARCS partners with the Ronnie Stanley Foundation (RSF) to place trained canine Emotional Support Animals (ESA) in the homes of families in need in the Baltimore community. Our partnership connects families who have faced various life challenges, such as illness, emotional trauma and other hardships, with dogs from BARCS that are trained to emotionally support, uplift and love their people.


Program Process:

Rescue Dog Selection and Training Process

Family Selection & Vetting Process

Forever Home


Nominations are processed and considered by the Ronnie Stanley Foundation. Please for questions about this program!