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The Brookhaven Animal Rescue League was established in 1981 and is a nonprofit, limited-admission, volunteer-based animal welfare organization.

Brookhaven Animal Rescue League



If you can't adopt, foster.  If you can’t foster, donate.  If you can’t donate, volunteer.  If you can’t volunteer, educate.


Want to help the animals?

Your donations keep us going...

BARL is a 501 (c)3 charity and all donations are tax-deductible.  We do not receive any government funding and depend on donations from the public, businesses, grants and our numerous fund-raising efforts.  Please give.

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October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month!  BARL dogs and puppies have a discounted adoption fee of ONLY $50 throughout the month of October.  

All BARL dogs are vet checked, tested for diseases, wormed, vaccinated, spayed/neutered and implanted with an ID micro-chip.  

Give a shelter dog a chance at a home, and yourself a chance at a new family member during Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month!

Join the Family!

Become a BARL member...

A commitment to the vision of helping homeless animals and reducing

the unwanted pet population is the cornerstone of what BARL members

want.  By becoming a member, you can join ranks and participate in activities

designed to further that goal.

Business Members - $30                    Family Membership - $25

Individual Membership - $15               Student Membership - $10

Lifetime Membership - $125

Going once!  Going twice!  SOLD!  

or should we say DONE?

BARL's Celebrity Dinner & Auction was a huge hit and super success.  

Laughter, Bidding, Dining, Tipping, and Painting were all part of the fun at the 11th annual event, which was held October 21st.  Here's a few photos, with more to follow soon...


Thank you to our sponsors for the Celebrity Dinner & Auction!!

You have helped support the homeless animals.

Best in Show:

Animal Medical Center

Bank of Franklin

Brookhaven Animal Hospital

C Spire Wireless

Dennis and Lea Barrett

First Bank

Franklin County Memorial Hospital

Pick of the Litter:

Animal Health Center

Boerner Law Firm

Brookway Dental

Emfinger Pumping

Franklin Ready Mix

​Franklin Telephone 

​Larkin Veterinary Clinic

Larue's Discount Drugs

Lincoln Civic Center

​Lowery, Payn and Leggett

McGehee McGehee & Torrey

Pike National Bank

Sullivan Ford

The Inn on Whitworth

Lynn and Margaret Howington were the winners of BARL's

50 gallons of gas giveaway.  

Thanks to 84 Chevron for donating the gas.

Not everyone can have a perfect nose.



Do you see something up there?