Thank you Calgary Foundation!

AARCS would like to say a huge thank you to the Calgary Foundation for granting $30,000 to Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society for our efforts during the 2013 Floods in Calgary, High River & Siksika when we assisted with helping people and their pets. Thank you to Calgary and area donors for your on-going support […]


January 2, 2014 We are once again amazed at the growth AARCS has seen with yet another year under our belt. Each day we strive to save as many lives as we can and to assist our community through our numerous programs. The final numbers have not been confirmed, but we did approximately 1115 adoptions […]


This is a portrait done of Penny. Here is her story. I was surrendered by my previous owner and lived outside with lot’s of brothers and sisters was tied up most of my life. I did not have much interaction with people during this time so I am very shy but I have made huge progress. […]


How Donation Dollars Work For You!

Check out this very cool charitable tax calculator and learn how much you get in tax credits for your charitable donations. Remember Dec 31st is the last day to give charitable donations to reduce your taxes in 2013….  A $100 donation really only costs you $75 A $500 donation really only costs you $300 A $1000 donation […]



Hey Everyone.  Thank you so much for all your donations and kind wishes.  We couldn’t do it without all of you.  Here is a link to the story in today’s Calgary Sun about Nero. Today was tough day at AARCS. Even seasoned rescuers were shocked beyond belief. Meet Nero, a 7 week old puppy suffering […]

Huge Thanks to Global Pet Food Stores of Alberta

Our heartfelt thanks to Global Pet Food stores of Alberta and their customers for coming together to support families and their pets effected during the flooding in Southern Alberta. Today, AARCS and Calgary Humane Society were each presented by Northmount Global Pet Food Store with a cheque for $5,881.18 for a total of almost $12,000 […]

Huge Thanks to Canadian Tire!!

AARCS Would like to thank Canadian Tire at 9940 Macleod Trail South East Location. Their continued support by having our cash cans at each of their tills, has helped us to raise thousands of dollars in Canadian Tire money, as well as large cash donations. This greatly helps the deserving animals in our care.  Special […]


This coming weekend AARCS will be attending a three day clinic with the Alberta Spay and Neuter Task Force. We are expecting a large number of surrendered animals and in order to accommodate we need more foster homes for both dogs and cats. If you have ever thought of fostering, now is the time.  Please […]

Specialized Surgeries on the Rise at AARCS

AARCS has been inundated with animals in need of specialized surgeries! The following animals have recently or are scheduled for specialized surgeries: Fergie – elbow dysplasia Mylie – Luxating Patella & Femoral Head Ostectomy (“FHO”) Capone – Elbow dislocation Pepper – FHO Oreo – Leg Amputation Blue – Leg Amputation Bear – Colon/rectum surgery Jazz […]

Vegan Sprout Interviews AARCS

The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven, animal-rescue organization and registered charity. Primarily focused on rural Alberta communities and other areas where animal services are limited, AARCS volunteers work towards the end of animal suffering by improving the lives of animals, educating the public, and promoting spaying and neutering. In […]