AARCS Event Sponsorship Opportunities

In May 2015, AARCS will be hosting its third annual Art Combat fundraiser. Guests will watch as a diverse group of artist’s battle it out to be named the ultimate Calgary Live Art Winner. The competition will be based upon three, 30 minute rounds and the theme will be announced right before the combat begins. […]


Thank You Calgary Flames and Bowdog

We would like to send a huge thank you to the Calgary Flames and their awesome wives for putting on another very successful Furbabies event for AARCS.  We had 18 players from the Calgary Flames come out to support AARCS and they helped AARCS raise $3,430!!!  The event was fantastic and so many people and […]


AARCS Back in Black

With over 350 felines in AARCS care we are overflowing with kittens and cats. For the month of November the adoption fees for BLACK cats and kittens have been reduced as follows – Adult Cat $25, Kitten $100 and two Kittens $150. All cats and kittens come with their first set of shots and are […]


Thank You Professional Locksmiths Association of Alberta!!

Huge thank you to Professional Locksmiths Association of Alberta’s annual trade show for raising $1080 during their raffle and donating the proceeds to AARCS. Pictured here is David Kennedy of Prof. Locksmiths Association of Alberta and Deanna Thompson, AARCS Executive Director. The money raised will help us continue to be able to help the homeless animals […]



CAT-OBERFEST is here! AARCS is overflowing with kittens and cats. For the month of October the adoption fees for cats and kittens have been reduced as follows – Adult Cats $50, Kitten $100 and two Kittens $150. All cats and kittens come with their first set of shots and are spayed or neutered. For more […]


Jail n’ Bail Success!

Jail n’ Bail Event a HUGE Success! The Jail n’ Bail fundraising event on Sept 20, 2014 was a huge success! We are proud to announce that we raised over $52,000, far surpassing our goal.    We are thrilled with the support of the community, and especially want to thank our 20 ‘jailed‘ participants. Their energy, enthusiasm and […]

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Cat / Kitten Food Drive

For the WHOLE month of September we have been hosting a cat/kitten food drive! Whatever the brand, whatever the type, we are looking for ALL types of food to be donated. There are 10+ locations in the city so you don’t have to run around town dropping stuff off. Any questions about this? Please contact […]


ANNOUNCEMENT: AARCS is Hiring for Cat Program Coordinator

September 17, 2014 With the immense growth AARCS has seen with the creation of the AARCS Safe Haven, the expansion to bay F and the large number of cats coming through our numerous programs, including Rescue and Adoption, TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return), SNAP (Spay-Neuter-Assistance-Program), Pet Store Partnerships, and Barn Buddies it has become necessary for us to […]


Jail n’ Bail this Saturday!

The upcoming AARCS Jail N Bail is this SATURDAY September 20! ! We are so excited for this event to go live, and we hope to see you there! Fun for the whole family, including a live adopt-a-thon, food trucks, live music and MORE! Don’t fur-get! RSVP here:  


Missing Dogs in Olds, Alberta

AARCS volunteers are out around Olds, Alberta today trying to locate the 3 missing dogs that were involved in a rollover accident on Hwy 2 yesterday. If you see these dogs please call 403-869-4694 immediately with the location. The dogs names are Donovan, Picasso and Jerry. We will keep you update on the websiste here […]


In Memory of Taralyn

This week, we received an email that truly warmed our hearts. “My name is Shelley, I wanted to email you and inform you of a donation we will be making on behalf of my sister in-law who passed away of brain cancer 4 years ago. Her name is Taralyn and she loved animals, she had […]