Dog Gone Running Doggy Dash – May 27 – Calgary

2nd Annual Dog Gone Running Doggy Dash
Third Party Fundraiser


When: Sat May 27, 2017
Time: 11 am
Where: Eau Claire Market
Price: Register at
About: Join Dog Gone Running for a 5k Doggy Dash or 1 Mile Family Wag N Walk. Funds raised will support the new Veterinary Hospital that AARCS is in the process of building!
Swag bags are included for all runners and dogs. Prizes for Top Finishers.Register at
For more information, visit




Scotiabank Charity Challenge

Join the AARCS Rescue Racers team for the

Scotiabank Charity Challenge!

Do you love animals, want to give back and get in shape at the same time? Sign up for our team and help raise $20,000 for the animals in AARCS care!

Date: Sunday May 28, 2017
Location: Stampede park, 650 25 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB T2G 4K8


  • Scotiabank Kids Marathon (kids 12 and under)
  • GoodLife Fitness 5KM
  • Jugo Juice 10KM
  • Centaur Subaru 21.1KM
  • Scotiabank 42.2KM
  • 50KM Ultra
  • Confederation 150K Solo

By joining our team and setting a goal of raising $500, you will also get the following benefits:

  • Scotiabank Charity Challenge Race-day T-shirt
  • Training program (individual or group training available)
  • Dog friendly running group
  • Personal training Coach
  • Weekly webinars including inspiration and motivation!
  • Puppy/Kitten Cuddles!
  • New friends!




  • Please Note: We have not been provided with a Pin Code for this year
  • Registration Steps:
  • Fill in your personal information and race preferences
  • Select “Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS)” as your charity
  • Select either:”Create Scotiabank Charity Challenge Fundraising Account (via Artez)” or “Make a Donation”
  • Record your user name and password that you choose during registration



  • Login to your fundraising page
  • Click on “My Team” on the left bar menu
  • Click on “Join a Team”
  • Search for “AARCS Rescue Racers” (Team Captain – Lindsay Black)
  • Select the Team Name at the top
  • Click “Join Team”

Race Training graciously provided by:

Sheena Denscombe of Health Matters Fitness



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Dog Adoption Event – May 28 – Edmonton

Dog Adoption Event – Edmonton

When: May 28, 2017
Time: 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: Pet Valu Windermere (2P3, 1141 Windermere Way SW, Edmonton)
Price: Free!
About: Stop by Pet Valu and meet some of AARCS adoptable dogs! We will also have merchandise and information on site about AARCS




Hot Dog Social – June 1

OK Socials: Second Annual Hot Dog Social

When:  June 1, 2017
Time:  5pm – 8 pm
Where:  Broken City (613 11 Ave SE, Calgary)
Price:  By Donation
About: We’re back with our (hopefully) yearly Broken City rooftop barbecue. OK Socials are after work parties for people in the creative industry and their friends. Get more details on our Facebook event or RSVP below!Donations will be accepted on behalf of AARCS as the charity of choice!




Lilac Festival – June 4

Lilac Festival

When:  June 4, 2017
Time:  10 am – 6 pm
Where:  4th Street SW
Price:  Free!
About: Stop by the AARCS booth and learn more about what we do! We will have AARCS merchandise on site as well as AARCS Alumni animals!




A Tail to Remember – June 10, 2017

Proudly Sponsored By:

Carmax Canada EPS1

When:  June 10, 2017
Time:  Doors Open: 7:00pm
 Entertainment Begins: 8:00pm 
Where:  Best Western Plus Village Park Inn (1804 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary)
Price: Tickets for the evening are $40 each, or two tickets for $70.

The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) will be hosting A Tail to Remember fundraiser (formally known as Art Combat) on Saturday June 10, 2017! Last year’s event raised over $46,000 for the animals in AARCS’ care. Guests will enjoy live music, wine, hors d’oeuvres, signature drinks, raffles, and a chance to bid on silent and live auction items. Those in attendance will be entertained as they watch talented local artists turn blank canvasses into distinct pieces of artwork throughout the night. At the end of the evening, the art will be live auctioned off to the highest bidder. Tickets for the evening are $40 each, or two tickets for $70. We hope to have 200+ guests in attendance. Guests must be 18 or older to attend.

We are currently looking for Sponsors, Auction Items and Artists for this event – please email if you are interested in partnering with us! Click here to download the 2017 Tail to Remember Sponsorship Package

Thank you so much to our Silver Sponsors:

Cornerstone Youth Centre Calgary
DKMZ Integration Systems Inc.




Lemonade Day at Pet Planet Okotoks – June 10

Lemonade Day

When: June 10, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: In front of Pet Planet Okotoks (429 – 200 Southridge Drive, Okotoks)
Price: $2
About: Stop by Pet Planet’s Lemonade Day! 1/3 of funds raised will be donated to AARCS.There will also be adoptables on site throughout the day!




Southcentre Cuddle Corner

Southcentre Cuddle Corner

When:  June 11, 2017
Time:  11 am – 4 pm
Where: Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Road SE, Calgary)
Price:  By Donation
About: Stop by Southcentre Mall at our Cuddle Corner Booth! More information to come!




Dog Adoption Event – Cochrane – June 18

Dog Adoption Event

When:  June 18, 2017
Time:  11 am – 4 pm
Where:  Pet Valu Cochrane (80 Bow St, Cochrane)
Price:  Free!
About:  Stop by Pet Valu and meet some of AARCS’ adoptable dogs! We will also have merchandise & information about AARCS on site.




Olympia Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament – June 22 – Airdrie

Olympia Charitable Foundation 15th Annual Charity Classic

When:  June 22, 2017
Time:  9:30 am Shot Gun Start
Where:  Apple Creek Golf Course, Airdrie
Price:  Visit for more information!
About: Visit for more information!