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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 […]

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Changes To Our Adoption Fees in 2015

Currently, AARCS has some of the lowest adoption fees amongst our peers.  With the rising costs of medical for our animals that we have seen in 2014, we are adjusting our adoption fees effective January 1, 2015 to reflect these increased costs. New prices will be as follows: Dog 6 months and younger $400.00 Dog 6 months and […]

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Problems With Our Online Applications

We are currently having some technical difficulties with our online application forms.  If you have submitted a volunteer/foster/adoption application and have not heard from us within 24-48 hours of submitting the form, please contact us via email. For foster home applications – foster@aarcs.ca For Volunteer applications – volunteer@aarcs.ca For Dog Adoption applications – adoption@aarcs.ca For Cat […]

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Giving Tuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday no doubt, and you’ve also probably heard of Cyber Monday. But have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Today we celebrate the National GivingTuesday movement where people are encouraged to spend with a PURPOSE! Click here for more information on this movement. Should AARCS be the recipient of choice for you on this day, here are a few ways you can […]

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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Cat-oberfest

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 […]

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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 […]