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 […]

Feline Adoption Fees Waived For June 2014

CATURDAY SUCCESS CONTINUES ALL MONTH LONG! AARCS had so much success at our Caturday adoption event last weekend that we’ve decided to waive adoption fees for cats over 6 months old for the remainder of the month!  For the rest of June, you can adopt any of our loveable juvenile or adult kitties for a […]

Best of Calgary 2014

AARCS voted as Top 3 Local Non Profits! For the last seventeen years, Fast Forward Weekly has conducted a readers poll on the Best of Calgary. This year AARCS placed in the top three for best local non profits, along with Youth Central and The Mustard Seed. Check out the rest of the list here. […]

We have Blinds!!

A huge shout out to Andrea Sinclair and Tammy Pfiefer for the purchase and installation of new blinds for our new Bay! It was getting awfully hot in there and the cats will be much more comfortable now! As well, they installed the remaining laminate flooring in the upstairs area leading to the cat room. […]

We have TILE!

A big thank you to David and Lucas from City Tile for donating 250 sq. feet of tile for our new cat space, and to Tara Lachance and Trevor Moore for spending their weekend installing it for us!!      


  June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat month and AARCS is celebrating by hosting a cat adoption event on Saturday June 14th from 11am-2pm. Come on down to Bay F, 3851 21 Street NE and pick the ‘Purrfect’ feline to complete your family! All cats over 6 months of age are available for adoption with only a minimum $25 […]


AARCS’ Hero Monthly Giving Program

Become an AARCS Hero through our Monthly Giving Program! Your donation will go straight to helping the thousands of animals going through our shelter, rescue missions, adoption programs, and outreach programs. AARCS is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of the public to help cover the costs of our expenses, the majority being veterinary […]

So you missed Art Combat 2014 …

On May 15 you realized that you weren’t going to make it to AARCS Calgary Art Combat 2014. Never fear, we now have a video so you can see what you missed and make plans for being there next year. Art Combat is the COOLEST event in Calgary. 12 artist faced-off in friendly competition to create […]

Local Animal Rescue Group Needs Help

May 20, 2014 Local Animal Rescue Group Needs Help The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) has been overwhelmed with the number of rescued animals in need of medical assistance. On Saturday, May 17th, 2014 they rescued two dogs and one cat requiring extensive medical intervention.  These three animals tipped the organization’s current medical cases […]

Clothing for a Cause Fundraiser Update

We received some great news $938.07 was the total monies raised for the ‘Clothing for a Cause’ fundraiser! Thank you to all of you that donated, all donations big and small were greatly appreciated! We are also looking into getting a bin permanently on site out back as an ongoing fundraiser! – stay tuned!