CloseImage 1 of 18 Pets of the Week: available for adoption from BARC. Photographed on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Houston. Pets of the Week: available for adoption from BARC. Photographed on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Houston. Photo: \052011000684\, Staff Photographer Pets of the Week: BARC 1 / 18 Back to Gallery
Looking for a pet? Dozens of neglected and abandoned animals being cared for at the BARC Animal Shelter need a home.
About 6.5 million animals end up in shelters across the U.S. each year, including 3.3 million dogs and 3.2 million cats, according to the ASPCA.
BARC is the city of Houston's Animal Shelter and Adoption Facility that's required by law to accept all animals. Adoption hours are noon to 5 p.m. every day of the week. The shelter offers an adoption checklist on its website.
Fees are $50 for dogs five months and older, $75 for puppies four months and younger, $20 for cats and kittens of all ages, $20 for animals five months and older that have been at at the shelter for more than 20 days, $20 for puppies that have been at the shelter for more than 10 days and animals older than two are free to adopters older than 60, according to BARC.
The shelter is located at 3200 Carr Street. Animals can be turned in at 2700 Evella Street.
See which animals are currently up for adoption in the slideshow above.
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