Project Description


BARC is a city of Houston agency that cares for and helps find homes for thousands of animals each year, and provides many other services.

There are many ways to be a BARC volunteer.  The responsibilities include but are not limited to animal care, adoptions at BARC, special events at BARC, off-site adoption events, foster homes, foster pantry organization, facility beautification/construction, and administrative help.

Volunteers must be 13 years of age or older. Volunteers 13-15 years old must volunteer with a parent or guardian at all times. 16 and 17 year olds can volunteer on their own after attending orientation with a parent or guardian. No minor can volunteer with or handle adult dogs.

To volunteer contact:  call (832) 395-9031 or  email 

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