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BARC, making sad puppies everywhereWhen Chatauqua Allen, a supervisor at the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care, was shut out of certain meetings, she got the nagging notion that it may have to do with her race.The feeling was compounded when Allen, who is black, w ... More >>
You said you would change, BARCA former Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care employee filed a whistleblower suit against the City of Houston Tuesday, claiming she was fired after she notified investigators of animal cruelty and record-tampering. Hope Bennett's complaint states that she  ... More >>
Aux armes, citoyens!! Fermez le BARC!!More than 2,500 people have signed a petition calling for new leadership at Houston's Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care, according to No Kill Houston President Bett Sundemeyer, who organized the petition drive. She also claimed in a press release that ... More >>
Photo by noelweathersNikolai Grushevski sued Hooters in January after the restaurant didn't hire him as a Hooters Girl. Mike McNeil, vice president of marketing at Hooters, told Hair Balls at the time, "If we lose this go around, you can next expect hairy legged guys in the Rockettes to line up and ... More >>
An animal typically has three days before he leaves the city pound, dead or alive. What happens during that time continues to cause concern.
A jury helps a whistle-blower in his battle against city animal control unit abuses