BARCS

sharon mulcahy

Woman Arrested After Leaving Dogs In Hot Car For Nearly 20 Hours

Another upsetting case of animal cruelty. This time, Baltimore police arrest a woman after she leaves her two dogs in a hot car–and one dies.

06/03/2013

Dogs

BARCS Suspends Intake Of Stray Dogs Due To Respiratory Infection

An outbreak of respiratory infections forces a local animal rescue shelter to stop accepting unwanted or abused dogs.

06/02/2013

matt wieters

O’s Hold Annual Pet Calendar Photo Shoot, Torrey Smith Goes ‘Bowling For BARCS’

Going to bat for a good cause. That’s what some of Baltimore’s Orioles are doing for a local animal shelter.

05/30/2013

BARCS

BARCS To Suspend Dog Intake For 3 Weeks Due To Outbreak

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) says it will temporarily suspend intake of dogs, due to an outbreak of respiratory infections among the shelter’s canine population.

05/28/2013

Queenie, a 1-2-year-old pit bull, was rescued from a  basement after being starved to near death. (credit: BARCS)

Unsolved Dog Abuse Cases: Thrown From Car, Starved To Near Death, Fatally Stabbed

In just the past week, three horrific cases of animal abuse were reported in Baltimore. The cases come as the city’s own anti-animal abuse advisory commission released a damning report.

05/21/2013

pit bull

Pit Bull Owners Face Decision To Abandon Their Dogs Or Be Evicted From Their Homes

Shelters and pit bull owners say they’re now feeling the effects of a controversial ruling that labeled pit bulls as inherently dangerous.

08/29/2012

thor

Emaciated Dog Discovered In Baltimore Trash Can

A dog is discovered clinging to life inside a Baltimore City trash can.

07/12/2012

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BARCS Animal Shelter Benefit Pits Baltimore Food Trucks Against D.C.’s

When the Orioles take on the Nationals at Camden Yards it won’t be the only battle between Baltimore and Washington this weekend. Another one is brewing Saturday, and it’s all about food.

06/22/2012

Johnnie Taylor

Family Pets Stolen From Backyards To Train Fighting Dogs

A raid on a West Baltimore home turns up more than the drugs police were expecting. They also broke up a dog fighting ring. WJZ digs deeper into dog fighting with some surprising results.

04/19/2012

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3-Legged Stray Dog Gets Prosthetic Leg And Loving Home At Essex Vet Center

Every day, stray dogs are brought into the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore City. Some stand out because of the hardships they’ve endured.

03/02/2012

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Kitten Set On Fire In East Baltimore

Animal abuse strikes Baltimore again and the results are heartbreaking. A kitten set on fire in East Baltimore is now clinging to life.

07/28/2011

Jonah

Burned Kitten Recovering at BARCS Animal Shelter

Another shocking case of animal cruelty in Baltimore City.

06/01/2011

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