HOUSTON – In honor of National Pet I.D. Week, BARC, the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, ( will offer $10 microchipping for pets.
“Microchips are a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to keep your pet safe and secure if they get out, because they can easily be used to identify pets and their owners. Every pet should have one,” said Jennifer Barrera Wandrey, Outreach Manager at BARC.
BARC will have microchips on sale for $10 April 14^th-21^st at BARC’s wellness clinic located at 3200 Carr Street, Houston, TX 77026 from noon to 4 p.m. Additional wellness services are available during regular scheduled clinic hours on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information please call 311.

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 the health and safety of Houstonians and their pets 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 support from community partners, BARC’s live release rate has improved from single-digits in 2009 to an 90% in 2019.

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Jennifer Barrera Wandrey
Business Development & Outreach
Office: 832.395.9003
Mobile: 713.401.8794 (

Adriane Fadely
Business Development & Customer Service
Office: 832.395.9030
Mobile: 281.619.0075 (

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