Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Houston TX: RIP Honey RE: Needs confirmed hold by 10AM Tuesday 9-27 RE: Urgent. Sweet adult female Chow mix #A1422592 "Honey" picked up as stray. HW negative.

On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:09 PM, BARC Aid <BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov> wrote:
She was PTS.
9/26 POST 
The shelter replied to question whether anyone has stepped up for Honey yet with the following: 
On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 11:59 AM, BARC Aid <BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov> wrote:
Not yet.  Needs confirmed hold by 10am Tuesday.
Earlier 9/26
Earlier post 9/26
Still in need of rescue or foster.
9/25 POST

The shelter can only guess at an age. The subject of their email says "blind?" but you can see in the short videos taken by Volunteer Gretchen that she can see. This YouTube video #2 is 1 minute long:

Sweet girl needs medical attention. BARC has a foster program or you can rescue her, per instructions in their email below. Here is the link to Honey A1422592 YouTube video #1, 41 seconds long:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: BARC Aid <BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov>
Date: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 2:04 PM
Subject: A1422592--hwneg--10y blind??
To: BARC Aid <BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov>


A1422592-- dog is 10 years old, arthritic, cataracts

  • ALL hold requests are to be sent via email only (none will be accepted via phone) with the following required information:
EMAIL SUBJECT:       HOLD for (insert animal id number)
In the body of the email, provide the following:

Animal ID #: _______________________

Name of Rescue Group/Foster: __________________________________________

Name of designated person for pickup: ______________________________

Contact Phone Number for person placing hold: ________________________

Date & Time for pickup: ________________________

  • The hold will be placed for 24 hours and a confirmation email will be sent back to the requestor via email.
  • All incoming BARC Aid emails will be answered during the following hours and within the specified timeframe:
Monday  - Friday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Within one hour
Saturday - Sunday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Within two hours
Emails received outside of these timeframes will be answered the next day, during these hours.  If a response has not been received within the specified timeframes, please notify Mauricio Zepeda immediately via email mauricio.zepeda@houstontx.gov or cell phone 832.623.3871 (days off Friday and Saturday). If no response from Mauricio please contact Alejandra at 832.395.9081

Alejandra Peimbert, Education Coordinator – BARC Outreach
City of Houston, Administration & Regulatory Affairs
BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions
3200 Carr Street, Houston, Texas 77026
Direct:  832-395-9081