I'm being cared for by: BARC Shelter (Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition)
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Leroy
Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
already neutered, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
I am already neutered, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
By any measure, Leroy is a great dog! He was originally found as a stray several years ago and was adopted from us and lived with the family for 2 years. Sadly, some of his needs were sorely neglected, and he ended up being returned to us overweight! He misses having a family and a home. Leroy is good with other dogs and children and loves being outside. He is a great walker and would love to run and he likes water as well. He has been on a diet since he was returned and he is looking great now, having lost nearly 20lbs. His diet will need to be monitored closely, because he just loves his food. Perhaps it was his time as a stray that made him food "obsessed". In fact, he needs to be stictly kept away from human foods so that he doesn't try to steal your dinner. We think Leroy is about 13 years old, and we know he would make a wonderful companion.
About BARC Shelter (Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition)
BARC's mission is to provide safe haven for homeless animals and find permanent, loving homes for these animals. The animals in our care receive quality food, shelter, and medical attention. We meet the needs of homeless animals through the assistance of dedicated volunteers, revenues generated from the success of our pet supply business, and from private donations.
The animals in BARC's care receive quality food, shelter, and medical attention. BARC meets the needs of the animals through the assistance of dedicated volunteers, revenues generated from the success of our onsite SHOP, BQE Pet Supply, and from private donations.
Established in 1987, BARC is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, no-kill, privately funded animal shelter, located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Come Meet Our Pets...
BARC Shelter 253 Wythe Avenue (near N. 1st Street) Brooklyn, NY 11211
Adoption Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm - 4pm We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Our Adoption Process...
Requirements to adopt a BARC animal: - You must be at least 21 years old - You must complete the BARC adoption application - You must bring two pieces of valid (not expired) identification —a Photo ID and Proof of Current Address (utility bill in your names or similar) - You need the names and telephone numbers of two references who can vouch for your willingness and ability to care for a pet for its full life. We prefer that references are NOT immediate family members. Acceptable references can be roommates, boss/co-workers, friends/colleagues, etc. - The name and telephone number of your vet if you currently have, or recently had a pet. - Your dog if you already have one (to make sure the BARC dog will get along with your current dog) - Any children in the household under 18 (to make sure the adopted animal is a good fit for your entire family) - If you rent— a copy of your lease or letter from landlord stating you are allowed to have pets. - We require an adoption fee of $150 per animal. This fee helps defray the cost of the animal's initial medical treatment and up-keep at the shelter, including:
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