We’re Looking for 2016 Calendar Sponsors!

2016 Calendar AdvertisingAn Opportunity for Sponsorship and Advertising The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) is preparing to launch the very popular annual Animal Rescue Calendar; featuring 12 stunning photographic portraits of AARCS rescued animals. All funds raised from sponsorship and calendar sales will go towards helping even more animals in need. We are looking […]


AARCS is Hiring Summer Interns

In an effort to support shelter operations and current AARCS staff, AARCS is hiring some Summer interns! Please see the link below for the full description and details. Should this be of interest to you, please apply with a resume and cover letter to before midnight on June 1st, 2015. AARCS Summer Intern Position Description


Edmonton Donation Drop-off Locations

Looking to support our new Edmonton foster homes? Donations can be dropped off at the following locations: Company Address Phone Posh Pooch 3803-99 St, Edmonton (south side) 780-435-3115 Sherwood Barks 4718-76 Ave, Sherwood Park 780-417-7756 Waggytails 16694-113 Ave, Edmonton (north side) 780-486-6222 Infinite Pawsibilities 11208-143 St, Edmonton (west end) 780-489-7297 Happy Pet Spa 246 Kaska Rd, […]



Recent cases of distemper in Alberta remind us how important it is to consult with your veterinary professional to ensure your animal’s vaccinations are up-to-date. Distemper is a highly contagious and deadly airborne virus. It can be transmitted by dogs exposed to the virus, even if they are not showing symptoms. Here is a link […]


Staff Announcement: New Dog Program Manager

We are pleased to announce that Nikki Dokken will be starting at AARCS as the new Dog Program manager, replacing Shaylene Jones. Nikki comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in the animal welfare world, including time spent at the Edmonton Humane Society and the MEOW Foundation. Her professional experience in the non-profit sectors […]


AARCS Edmonton Is Officially Up and Running

AARCS is excited to announce that we now have a formal operations team in the Edmonton area. Our expansion to Edmonton includes having donation drop off points available, volunteer positions available and foster homes in the area. Although we have had foster homes and volunteers around the province for several years now, expanding our operation […]

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Thank You MaxGreen Windows

AARCS was chosen as MaxGreen Windows charity of choice for 2014. For every window sold in 2014 they donated $5, as well as raising money through a Facebook campaign. In total the raised $11,000! Thank you Adam and your crews, this will go a long way to helping the homeless animals of Alberta. Max Green […]


AARCS Receives $10,000 Dollar Donation!

The Calgary Real Estate Board’s Charitable Foundation kicked off the holiday season in grand giving style at its holiday luncheon. As part of the festivities at the Vegas-themed celebration on Dec. 11 at BMO Centre, $150,000 was gifted to 15 local charities as part of its annual Investing in Hope initiative, one of two major gift-granting […]


AARCS Rescues Charles

WARNING – GRAPHIC IMAGE Charles was brought into AARCS care just over a week ago. We got a call about a dog at the dump with a very bad open wound on his back. Rescue crews left the next day to find this sweet boy and get him the medical help he needed. When rescuers […]