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Meet Barnie! He's a sweet boy who's been at the Orange County Animal Shelter the longest



Meet Barney (A442313)! This sweet boy is 3 years old and is our longest-term resident – he has been at the shelter for over 130 days, and he's hoping his forever family is out there looking for him. Barney gets along with other dogs and engages in gentle and dainty play, and he often participates in the shelter's play group activities. He is known as our "helper dog."

Barney is heartworm-positive. Thanks to Webb Engineering, his heartworm treatment is sponsored, meaning much of the cost of it will be covered. Barney is neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready to go home the same day he is adopted!

For the month of March we are celebrating Lucky Paws and adoption fees are $20 for cats and $20 for dogs. Adoption fees cover sterilization, vaccinations and a microchip.

  • Photo by Pawsitive Pet Photography
  • Barnie

Orange County Animal Services is located at 2769 Conroy Road in Orlando, near the Mall at Millenia. The shelter is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, please call 407-836-3111 or visit

This story appears in the March 18, 2020, print issue of Orlando Weekly. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.

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