HOUSTON — Tuesday is National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day and the city of Houston's BARC shelter is celebrating with discounted adoptions. 

You can bring home a new dog or cat for only $5. That covers the cost of essential vaccinations and a license.

April 30th is #NationalAdoptAShelterPetDay and we're celebrating with $5 Adoption Fees on all pets 5 months & older! Reminder: BARC will be closed for adoptions on Monday, April 29....

You can visit their website to get a look at the adoptable animals, learn how to volunteer or donate if you can't adopt. 

Also, find out how you can 'Stand For Houston Pets' by fostering a cat or dog short term.