BARL gets $15K grant

Published 6:00 pm Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Brookhaven Animal Rescue League has received a $15,000 grant.

Tuesday, BARL announced the investment from the newly named Petco Love foundation to support their lifesaving work for animals in Copiah, Franklin and Lincoln Counties. 

Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger and healthier. Since their founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, they have empowered organizations with nearly $300 million invested to date in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. They have helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations nationwide.

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“Today Petco Love announces an investment in the Brookhaven Animal Rescue League and hundreds of other organizations as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessary euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only one component. This month, we will also launch the first of our national tools to empower all animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us.”

“This grant provides BARL with funds to go towards veterinary care of pets in need in our area. We are grateful to Petco Love for this grant investment and the support they are showing in so many communities around the country,” said BARL Board President Rusty Adcock.

BARL is a nonprofit organization serving Copiah, Franklin and Lincoln Counties. Since 1981, BARL has provided food, shelter and veterinary care for homeless animals in the area.

For more information about the Brookhaven Animal Rescue League visit, and to learn more about Petco Love.

Anyone interested in adopting, contributing or volunteering with BARL should call 601-757-4367 or email Donations are tax deductible and may be mailed to BARL, P.O. Box 3477, Brookhaven, MS  39603. BARL’s adoptable animals may be viewed online at or on the league’s Facebook page.