Entries by Lindsay Black

AARCS in Desperate Need of Financial Assistance

AARCS in Desperate Need of Financial Assistance Due to Mounting Vet Bills Press Release November 6th, 2016 – Calgary, AB – On October 28th, 2016 the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) received a call about a dog in desperate need of help. Rescuers headed out immediately and found Panzer, a 4 month old mixed breed puppy […]

Diamond in the Ruff

Diamond in the Ruff 10 Year Anniversary Celebration!   When:  Saturday, November 19th, 2016 Time: 7:30PM – MIDNIGHT Where: Vagabond, 1129 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0L4 Price: $40 PER TICKET OR TWO FOR $70 About: Come celebrate our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY with us! Each ticket comes with a free drink ticket and a small […]

AARCS Jail n’ Bail – Sept 17 2016 – Calgary

AARCS Jail n’ Bail 2016 The AARCS Jail ‘n Bail 2016 was a huge success thanks to all of you! All together we raised $60,000 for the animals of AARCS! It’s hard to believe, but these funds will cover ONLY ONE MONTH of our veterinary bills! Even after this, we’re still running at a $100,000 deficit for […]

Help AARCS #WinTheJackpot

AARCS has been selected as a finalist for #WinTheJackpot – AllStarSlots Charity Campaign! Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society’s (AARCS) mission is “Changing Lives through Kindness” to create our vision of “A Compassionate World for All Animals.” In Alberta, thousands of cats and dogs are homeless, abandoned, abused or living in horrendous conditions. We work closely […]

March 24 Dueling Pianos Event

When: Thursday March 24, 2016 Time: Doors Open 6 pm | Entertainment Begins 7:30 pm Where: Aussie Rules Piano Bar 1002 37th Street SW, Calgary Price: $30/Ticket TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! 18+ Event Silent Auction, 50/50, Raffles, Complimentary Appetizers (vegetarian), Drink Specials and more! Thank you to our Sponsors: Muttley Crüe PoorBoy Tire While Away House Sitters & Pet Care Inc. To donate […]

One-Year Anniversary of Infamous Milk River Dog Seizure

Today (December 23, 2015) marks the one-year anniversary of the infamous Milk River Dog seizure, the largest removal of dogs in the Alberta SPCA’s history. Last year, 201 dogs were living in horrendous condition outside in the middle of frigid Alberta winter, with no food or water and little or no shelter from the elements. […]

Featured Volunteer: Kim McLeish

How can I become a volunteer? | See more volunteers AARCS Featured Volunteer: Kim McLeish, Cat Foster Home Coordinator Over the course of the past 15 years or so, I have been involved with a few different rescue groups, in many different roles.  But they were more of the “grass roots” variety, with a small number […]

Double Your Dollar! Donation Match Campaign

AARCS is currently caring for 301 dogs and 251 cats. Over the past month we have taken in 208 dogs and cats of which a large number are high-needs animals in need of emergency medical care and surgeries. With expenses up over $35,000 and donations down $20,000, we need your help to raise $50,000! Heather […]

Thanksgiving Rescue Tail

Our rescue story starts with our awesome friend Amie near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan . Much of this in her own words, please read on. The story goes … Fraser Waldron, an RCMP officer in northern Saskatchewan, got wind that a rural community was in need of help to save stray dogs. “Fraser himself contacted the RCMP […]