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No "Right Time" to Fall in Love
Dec 1

No "Right Time" to Fall in Love

  As a BARCS employee, I’ve learned that there’s no “right time” to fall in love with an animal. Nine months after having my daughter, I was finally starting to feel like my house wasn’t in total chaos anymore. My husband and I were lucky to already have a senior dog and two cats in our townhome. All was well. And then I saw Connie’s picture online. She was exactly our type: a long-haired, shortstac…

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Griffey's Second Chance
Nov 19

Griffey's Second Chance

  Pets with families who love them should not find themselves homeless when resources and solutions exist to help them—and that includes our new temporary boarding program for families in crisis, Keeping Pets With Families. Senior pets are particularly vulnerable to sometimes severe medical conditions that can be costly, putting their beloved human family members in a tough financial spot. Today, we want to thank The Grey Muzzle…

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Introducing the Ronnie Stanley Foundation
Nov 16

Introducing the Ronnie Stanley Foundation

  We are incredibly excited to share the launch of a very special program in partnership with Baltimore Ravens player Ronnie Stanley. Earlier this year, Ronnie approached the team at BARCS with a great new program concept: humans helping animals, and animals helping humans. He wanted to launch a foundation that would connect families in need with dogs that would support, uplift and love their people. Ronnie has always been a champion fo…

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