Two of the eight puppies!

First 2016 Rescue Mission!

BREAKING NEWS! This just in! Litter-ally You know that feeling when you win the big lottery… Well we don’t either, but the very next best thing to winning the lottery is to rescue eight puppies from the freezing cold!! Late yesterday, AARCS got a call about some very young puppies and a skinny mom living […]


December Donors!

Dog House/Food Donation Thank you to the Kindergarten class who built this great dog house for dogs in need! As well, for their donation of dog food! Dynamic Risk Assessment Thank you to the team at Dynamic Risk! They donated some items straight from our Winter Wishlist! Global Pet Foods Donation of pet beds and […]


Dory the Tripawd UPDATE!

  Letter from her Adoptive Family! Hello,Our beautiful Kuma Dory (formally known as Dori) is doing very well.  She has grown so much since we adopted her in September.She loves her brother Kuro, our 2 year old Shiba Inu.  They play together, nap together, and love each other.She loves going to the mountain with her […]


Wanted: Animal Behaviour Coordinator

WANTED: Animal Behaviour Coordinator Full-time 40 hours per week Providing the highest level of care for our animals has always been the top priority for AARCS. Care doesn’t always mean medical care though; social and behavioural care is as important when it comes to rescue animals as routine medical care. In an effort to continue to assist our volunteers and foster homes, AARCS […]

Investing in Hope

Investing in Hope

We want to say a big thank you to all the Calgary Realtors and the CREB Charitable Foundation for choosing AARCS as one of their 15 charities to receive a $10,000 grant this year in their Investing In Hope Initiative and to Tracey for the nomination! These funds will be used to provide low-income and […]


Nemo, the Rescue Pup goes VIRAL!

The AARCS Puppy who melted hearts all over the world! Like many of our Rescue puppies, Nemo is a mixed breed from rural Alberta. This 15 second video, posted on our Instagram and Facebook page (Thursday, November 19th, 2015) has reached over 11 million views on Facebook alone! Nemo had found her forever home and was […]

Southern Alberta Dog Breeder Surrenders 41 Animals

Dog Breeder Surrenders Animals

Southern Alberta Dog Breeder Surrenders 41 Animals November 19, 2015 – Calgary, AB   During an Alberta SPCA investigation at a Southern Alberta rural property, 41 dogs were taken from the property and brought into the care of Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society. The animals include 40 small breed dogs and a border collie ranging […]

Double Your Dollar - Donation Matching Campaign-1

Double Your Dollar! Donation Match Campaign

AARCS is currently caring for 301 dogs and 251 cats. Over the past month we have taken in 208 dogs and cats of which a large number are high-needs animals in need of emergency medical care and surgeries. With expenses up over $35,000 and donations down $20,000, we need your help to raise $50,000! Heather […]

Please remember that this community is a fly in only community and the RCMP planes often flies out empty. So if there is extra space and extra dogs ...why not?

Thanksgiving Rescue Tail

Our rescue story starts with our awesome friend Amie near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan . Much of this in her own words, please read on. The story goes … Fraser Waldron, an RCMP officer in northern Saskatchewan, got wind that a rural community was in need of help to save stray dogs. “Fraser himself contacted the RCMP […]