BENEFITING: BALTIMORE ANIMAL RESCUE AND CARE SHELTER INC
BARCS provides shelter, food, and medical attention to over 400 animals daily. The staff of 35 takes in an average of 33 animals every day. In 2009, approximately 12,000 animals, mostly dogs and cats, came to BARCS. Over 2,900 animals were placed directly into adoptive forever homes. Another 5,000 animals were placed with rescue groups and foster homes, and almost 600 lost pets were reunited with their families. It costs approximately $1,000 per year to maintain a dog kennel and $650 to maintain a cat cage at BARCS. BARCS is ALWAYS filled to capacity!