‘Tis the Season for BARC’s 2022 “Home for the Holidays” Campaign

BARC, the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, is once again offering Houstonians a chance to help our furry friends find a “Home for the Holidays” with the annual holiday-themed adoption and wellness campaign. Special adoption pricing will be available on select days in November and December thanks to the sponsorship of Proler Industries and the Bissell Pet Foundation.

2022 “Home for the Holidays” campaign events include:

  • Nov 26-27: Reduced Adoption Fees for all pets five months or older
    • 3300 Carr St. from 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Nov 26: Offsite Adoption Event at Saint Arnold Beer Garden
    • 2000 Lyons Ave., from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Dec 3: FREE pet microchips for City of Houston residents at BARC
    • 3300 Carr St., from 8 – 10 a.m.
  • Dec 3: Offsite Adoption Event @ Powder Keg PAWliday Market
    • 1300 Brittmoore Rd., from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Dec 1-11: BISSELL Pet Foundation Empty The Shelters Event. Waived Adoption Fees!
    • 3300 Carr St., from 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec 10: FREE pet pantry with Houston Humane Society at BARC
    • 3300 Carr St., from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Dec 11: BARC Bazaar – volunteer and rescue donation exchange
    • 3300 Carr St., from 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec 17-24: Home for the Holidays Reduced Adoption Fee event
    • 3300 Carr St., from 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec 17-18: Santa pictures at BARC brought to you by our partners at Friends of BARC
    • 3300 Carr St., from 12 – 5 p.m.

For more information about the upcoming Home for the Holidays campaign, visit www.houstonbarc.com. Learn more about how you can help our furry friends at BARC: https://www.houstontx.gov/barc/get_involved.html.


About BARC

BARC, the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, takes in more than 25,000 animals annually regardless of behavior, breed, or medical condition. BARC works each day to improve Houstonians and their pets’ health and safety by pioneering programs such as low-cost and no-cost spay/neuter services, mobile adoptions, transfer/rescue partnerships, and community outreach.

Through these programs and with community partners’ support, BARC’s live release rate has continued to improve and reached 91.5% in the fiscal year 2022.

Visit www.houstonbarc.com or www.Facebook.com/BARCHouston for more information.