Featured BARK Dog
Name: Janey
Breed: Boxer
Age: 5yrs

Adoption Outings

Every Saturday
Jessica Beath Clinic located at
12300 Farrington Rd.
Ashland, VA 23005

2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month
Petsmart at Cosner's Corner
9751 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407


The mission of Bandit's Adoption and Rescue of K-9s (BARK) is to rescue orphaned or abandoned pets and other adoptable dogs from animal shelters in the Richmond area, provide spay/neuter and vaccinations, then find loving, forever homes for them. In 2014, BARK placed 323 dogs in forever homes. You can view a brief overview about BARK hereLearn about BARK’s History.


Special Events

If you are interested in hosting a special event for BARK, please email info@barkva.org or call (804) 449-2275 (BARK), extension 4.

Upcoming special events: 

View the complete calendar of BARK special events by clicking here!

Mondays in April - As part of their Helping Hams program, Buz and Neds will donate 10% of purchases at either location (dine-in or carry-out) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Mondays in April to BARK! Please plan on enjoying some amazing BBQ and helping the BARK dogs throughout April. Plus, well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio of either location!

Wednesday, April 29th - Strangeways Brewing is hosting their Yappy Hour from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Come join some of our adoptable dogs, bring your favorite 4-legged companion, and enjoy some great local craft beer! For more information, visit their Facebook event page here.

Every Wednesday - Applebee's in Short Pump is hosting Yappy Hour to benefit BARK! From 4:00 to 7:00 pm, bring out your favorite 4-legged friend, enjoy dinner on the patio, mention BARK to your server, and 10% of your bill will be donated to BARK! 

Online Donations 

Use the link below to make a secure online donation to the BARK dogs. 100% of your donation goes directly to the DOGS! Donation acknowledgements for tax purposes available upon request.

(Simply click the icon; it may take a couple seconds for the PayPal page to appear.)


The HOPE Fund

BARK has hope for all the dogs in the world. Not only does BARK help dogs in danger of being euthanized, we also use donations to help dogs like little HOPE... read more.


Checks payable to BARK may be mailed to 12300 Farrington Road, Ashland, VA 23005. Additionally, checks and cash are accepted at any of our weekend adoption outings.