Over $107,598 raised to date!


Third Annual BARK for BARC Pet Walk Hits a Home Run: Pet Lovers, Astros Fans & Houston’s Leaders Praise BARC’s Role During Harvey and Raise Over $100,000 for City’s Animal Shelter

Proving that not even Harvey can keep Houston’s animal advocates down, over 280 Houstonians, pet lovers, and Astros fans happily strutted their mutts at the 3rdAnnual BARK for BARC Pet Walk and raised over $100,000 for Houston’s homeless animals. The April 28th event held at Rice University was hosted by “First Lady” of Rice, Y. Ping Sun, along with her daughter, Mei Leebron, Founder and Chair Sofia Adrogué, BARC Foundation Advisory Board Chair, along with her daughter, Schuyler Adrogué Gustafson, as well as Co-Chair Caroline Baker Hurley, along with her son Bruce Hurley III. The significant funds raised solidified that the third time is indeed the charm, breaking previous records and raising funding and awareness for BARC, the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoptions Center. Lance McCullers Jr., Houston Astros Pitcher, served as Honorary Chair, and addressed the crowd along with Mayor Sylvester Turner and Former Mayor Annise D. Parker.

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Your Donation Dollars At Work



one day's care and feeding for one dog or cat



one week's veterinary services for one dog or cat



one spay or neuter surgery for a dog or cat



six puppies or kittens to go to an offsite adoption event



an offsite adoption event for up to 30 animals

BARC’s Happy Tails

Dahlia: A Happy Tail Tale!

Dahlia was adopted in March 2016 from our #BARCMobile. Her mom describes her as, "perfect," and says she is a little spoiled! Congratulations, Dahlia! You deserve it!

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Beau: A BARC Happy Tail!

Chuck, now Beau, was adopted in May 2016 from our #BARCMobile! His mom had this to say about him, "I just wanted to let you know Chuck, now Beau, is doing well and adjusting every day. I feel like he makes great strides in trust. He's really smart, already knows how...

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