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 […]


Goal Reached!

Today we’ve got some really exciting news to share with you. For the past few weeks, we’ve been asking for donations to be matched by Heather Waddell, a long time AARCS supporter and realtor for Calgary’s high end real estate market. Heather committed to match AARCS’ fan donations up to 10,000, and if reached by Aug 20, […]


An Exciting Offer from Heather Waddell

Heather Waddell, a long time AARCS supporter and a realtor for Calgary’s high-end real estate market for over 30 years, has made an extraordinary offer to AARCS. Heather has committed to match your donations to AARCS up to $10,000 and if we reach $10,000 by August 20, 2014, she will include an additional $5000 bonus!  These funds […]


Rainbow Bridge – Brandi

This week Brandi passed over to the Rainbow Bridge. From Brandi’s Foster Home: Brandi was instantly part of the family the minute she walked in the door.  It was like she’d been with us forever.  She made herself right at home….no fear whatsoever.  She immediately established herself as queen of the castle, All the dogs in […]

Black is the new black

Black is the New Black

The cats in AARCS care waiting for their forever homes are wondering what is so great about that color Orange. They have been Meowing all over the place telling us that this is just unacceptable to them. Black is where it is at. Black cats that is. They want you to know how special and […]


Thank you to The Cat Spa

We would like to send a big huge AARCS THANK YOU to Yobine VanDermeer from The Cat Spa for her generous donation of 10+ cat enclosures for our new space, as well as numerous cat trees, shelving units, cat beds etc.  


The Cat Room has Flooring

We would like to send a big huge AARCS THANK YOU to Layla Michaels with Modus Inc., Keith Lietiphin with Forbo Flooring (donation of Marmoleum flooring for the new cat room) and Merrill Molyneaux with K.R.T. Enterprises Inc. (installation of the flooring). The value of the flooring and installation is approximately $3100.  


Brandi’s Story

You think after 10+ years involved in animal rescue you would start seeing each animal as a number, dog number 50, cat number 385, the brown and black dog or the long haired orange cat. This however is not the case, each animal has its story, has its past and has a name. Brandi has […]