Baltimore - Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, best known as BARCS, is breaking records in 2010. The shelter has already done 3,225 adoptions this year, that's a 13.5% increase over 2009.
But BARCS isn't just about adoptions over 2,400 other animals have been transferred to other shelters who can help and 564 stray animals have been returned back to their homes.
In a statement in a news release, Executive Director Jennifer Mead-Brause, expressed her gratitude, “The people of the Baltimore area have my heartfelt appreciation for opening their hearts and their homes to so many homeless animals.”
BARCS wants to start the new year off with pet adoptions. They're holding a Winter ONEderland Special. Starting January 2nd, adoption fees for any animal in the shelter for more than one week, and for other specially designated animals, will be reduced to $1. The promotion runs through January 31, 2011.
For information contact www.baltimoreanimalshelter.org or (410) 396-4695.
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