We Care For Animals

BARC Animal Welfare is a Gansbaai-based non-profit organization that offers community’s in the greater Gansbaai, Stanford and Baardskeerdersbos areas affordable animal veterinary care services. BARC services include sterilization, dipping, parasite control and wound care. Furthermore, the BARC Kennels offer temporary boarding facilities for pets and are also a safe haven for abandoned animals who the team assist with controlled relocations and forever homes. The welfare organization rely heavily on donations and volunteer help and run a bargain shop selling bargain items such as clothing, books and bric-a-brac. Regular fundraising events are held to generate interest, awareness and funds to keep BARC self-sustainable.

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BARC Kennels

BARC Kennels


BARC Animal Welfare has sheltered well-kept dog kennels and catteries that are run by a team of animal lovers. The animals are fed and exercised on a daily basis.

Services include:

  • Safe-haven for lost and abandoned pets
  • Boarding for pets when their humans are away from home
BARC Second Hand Shop

BARC Second Hand Shop

BARC Second Hand Shop is situated at the corner of Mark and Dirkie Uys Street (across from the Old Seaview Hotel). Funds generated go toward the medical care of abandoned pets.

The shop is a bargain hunters dream and sells:

  • Clothing 
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Books
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Crockery and cutlery
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Curtaining
  • Bedding
  • Small decor items
  • Toys
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BARC Animal Welfare relies heavily on donations from the public so please keep them in mind when you next de-clutter or spring-clean. Any and all goods are welcome.  

Fundraising Events

Fundraising Events

BARC Animal Welfare is visible at many of Gansbaai’s community events as well as hosting various fundraising activities to generate funds. Yearly events not to be missed are:

  • Golf Day at Kleinbaai Golf Club
  • Bazaar on Easter Weekend
  • Pancake sales outside Spar supermarket 
  • Potjiekos Competition on National Braai Day 
  • Stalls at all the major events in Gansbaai
Banking Details

Banking Details

BARC Animal Welfare thank you for your contribution. Please remember that no donation is too small and every cent is appreciated. 

  • BARC Animal Welfare
  • Nedbank Gansbaai 
  • Branch code: 198765 
  • Acc no: 1498103006 
  • Ref: your name and reason for deposit

Alternatively, you can sign a debit or stop order if you wish to assist in monetary donations.

BARC SMS Donation Line

BARC SMS Donation Line

Exciting news! BARC Animal Welfare has embarked on a wonderful initiate and we will be hosting a donation line for the care of our lovely animals! All you need to do is to SMS the word "BARC" and R30 will be donated to BARC Animal Welfare!


  • The purpose of BARC Animal Welfare's SMS donation line is to raise funds for the care and relieve from the suffering of mistreated and neglected animals in the greater Gansbaai, Stanford, Baardscheerdersbosch, Buffeljags and Pearly Beach areas of the Western Cape. Services provided by BARC Animal Welfare for the animals include sterilization, dipping and parasite control and re-homing to approved loving homes.


  • To donate to BARC ANIMAL WELFARE, SMS the word 'BARC' to 42030. R30/SMS, network and administration fees apply and free SMS's do not apply.


  • There will be no closing date. Contact number is 0828260631.
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Help us give our animals the best care as possible by donating today. For more information, feel free to contact BARC Animal Welfare for more information.



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