BARCS Takes in 53 Chihuahuas from one Home

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

BARCS Release:

Baltimore, MD– Animal Control responded to calls and found that a local woman was breeding Chihuahua’s and could no longer keep up with all of her dogs. She agreed to surrender all 53 of her Chihuahuas to Baltimore City Animal Control who turned them over to the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) to be cared for and prepared for adoption.

Jennifer Brause, BARCS executive director, says, “We take in over 11,000 dogs and cats every year, and it’s situations like these that remind us even more about the importance of spaying and neutering your pets. We are grateful that these dogs seem to be well cared for and hopefully we will find them homes quickly.”

After all of the adult dogs are examined, vaccinated and spayed or neutered, they will be ready to be adopted from BARCS. The first group will be available for adoption at BARCS this Friday, September 25. Adoptions will only be approved in person. The puppies will be ready for adoption once they reach 8 weeks of age.

To adopt one of these Chihuahuas, you can fill out an adoption application online at: and bring it with you to BARCS to get approved.  In order to adopt, you must be at least 18 years old, provide proof of a current address, and have a current photo ID.

Please consider donating to BARCS to help support their care and spay and neuter surgeries. Checks can be made out to BARCS or you can visit our website at: to donate online.

BARCS has many other wonderful dogs of every shape and size, cats, too, waiting for their chance to find a loving home. Please adopt a shelter pet! BARCS is open to the public on Monday-Friday from 2pm -6pm and on Saturday-Sunday from 11am – 4pm.


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Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) is a non-profit organization created in July 2005. BARCS takes in homeless and unwanted animals in Baltimore City as part of its mission to provide sanctuary for all animals and to promote a more humane community.
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