Entries by Amber Marleau


  PUBLIC NOTICE: COVID-19 PRECAUTION MARCH 13, 2020 At AARCS we are doing our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 while still being able to assist animals in desperate need. We ask the public to avoid visiting our facility for non-essential purposes.  If you need to visit the shelter (surrender, veterinary appointments, etc), please […]

Featured Volunteer: Lori Unraw

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers Photos courtesy of Inga Morozoff Photography   AARCS Featured Volunteer: Lori Unraw A word from Lori: I really can’t remember many times in my life when I didn’t share my life with a cat. My parents were animal lovers and we shared our house with many critters […]

Thank You – PetSmart Charities

AARCS was awarded the 2018 Shelter Operations Grant At AARCS, we are grateful to Petsmart Charities of Canada for investing in organizations who are going the extra mile to save animals whom in the past may have faced euthanasia for treatable, but contagious illnesses. In 2018 AARCS received a Shelter Operations grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada and because […]

Justice for Milk River Dogs – 2019

BREAKING NEWS! 01/18/2019 APRIL IRVING has been ARRESTED in Manitoba! It has been CONFIRMED that April Irving is in custody! April Irving is the woman accused of causing immense pain and suffering to 201 dogs who were taken from her property in Milk River and AARCS cared for the majority of these animals back in […]

Featured Volunteer: Kaila Gillespie

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers Photos courtesy of Gone Muttz Phodography   AARCS Featured Volunteer: Kaila Gillespie A word from Kaila: I have always been very passionate when it comes to animals. It started early for me, when I was about 4 years old, my mom decided to foster our very […]

Featured Volunteer: Vicki Birch

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers Photos courtesy of Debby Herold Photography   AARCS Featured Volunteer: Vicki Birch A word from Vicki: I have grown up with and loved animals my entire life. We always had a dog in the house and at one point we had budgies, a hamster and so many […]

Skip the Depot Bottle Drive

  Skip the Depot – Recycle for Rescue! Bottle donations are very much appreciated at AARCS. Your empties are full of opportunity for the animals in our care!  You are more than welcome to drop off your bagged cans and bottles at AARCS Safe Haven or you can sign up at Skip The Depot to […]

Featured Volunteer: Kayla Devitt

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers Photos courtesy of Herring Bone Photography   AARCS Featured Volunteer: Kayla Devitt A word from Kayla: My road to AARCS is less glamourous then others. In 2016 I was out of work and beginning to feel the toll of countless jobs rejecting me, when I came […]

With Gratitude – August 2018

With Gratitude, we would like to acknowledge our August 2018 Corporate Supporters!   New Dimension Tattoos – AARCS Hero Monthly Donor NOtaBLE – The Restaurant – AARCS Hero Monthly Donor Stonegate Pub – Bottle Donation Bonavista Energy Corporation – Calgary Corporate Challenge Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. – Calgary Corporate Challenge Chevron Canada – Calgary Corporate Challenge […]

Featured Volunteer: Debby Herold

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers Photos courtesy of The Dog with a Bow Photography   AARCS Featured Volunteer: Debby Herold A word from Debby: “I’ve loved all animals my entire life. Rescuing them came early to me when, as a little girl, I’d come home with stray cats and ask my […]