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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Gorman
Apr 8

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Gorman

When Mary Gorman, a longtime volunteer, retired from her position as an anesthesiologist at Mercy Medical Center, she decided to take a detour from walking dogs and get herself back in the surgical suite. Although this time, instead of treating humans, Mary is now devoting herself to the cats and dogs of Baltimore. With a little training, Mary was able to relieve vet techs of some of their tasks—everything from intubating animals t…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jay Guyther
Mar 29

Volunteer Spotlight: Jay Guyther

In the three years since he started, Jay Guyther has performed a lot of volunteer duties at BARCS. Pre-COVID, he was a greeter. Since that job is on hiatus, he has upped his time socializing cats, and he also transports animals and logs foster applications.  But Jay is about to add a new job that he is really excited about. He will go through websites that list lost dogs and cats to see if they match any animals at BARCS. Like his work w…

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Why Your Pet Needs Flea and Tick Prevention
Mar 24

Why Your Pet Needs Flea and Tick Prevention

To ensure the continued health and safety of pets in our community, our skilled and caring medical team recommends the use of flea and tick prevention year-round. Every animal in your home should be protected. If one animal is not, fleas and ticks can still infest your home. The only exception is if you own cats that are indoor-only; however, if your indoor-only cats live with outdoor/indoor animals, they too should be protected. Usage Guidel…

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