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AARCS volunteers and staff spent the weekend helping the Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force at their first clinic of the year in Standoff, AB. We are happy to report that 332 spay and neuter surgeries were completed onsite and 43 cats are back in Calgary at AARCS Safe Haven awaiting surgery before going home to […]
The summer of 2013 came with the worst flooding in Alberta’s history, and AARCS was there to help. Calgary and the surrounding areas of Siksika First Nation and High River were also devastated by the flood waters, with many animals needing rescue. In total AARCS assisted in taking in and housing over 150 animals displaced […]
We are excited that a number of our awesome board of directors and executive director attended a week long workshop at Best Friends Animal Society in Utah at the end of March as part of their role as leaders of our organization to learn from the one of the best in our industry. They have returned inspired […]
We would like to send a special thank you to Four Feet Companion Foundation for providing AARCS with a $4,000 grant in support our TNR (Trap – Neuter – Return) program for cats. Together, we are getting one step closer our mission to end animal homelessness through our spay/neuter initiatives. Four Feet Companion Foundation
We are excited to announce that the bay next door to AARCS Safe Haven in Calgary has come available and we will be expanding the shelter! This comes at a wonderful time as we have drastically out-grown our current space. The goal with this project is to separate our cat/small animals and dogs. This will […]
Only a handful of people got to meet Ariel, but she was loved by many at AARCS. Ariel was rescued on the weekend with a badly prolapsed vagina and bladder. The picture is to graphic to share. She was rushed to an emergency veterinary hospital where unable to assist with an injury so extensive that […]
AARCS sometimes rescues cats that prefer to not be house cats but would make wonderful barn cats. Read the attached poster and if this is you, please contact us today.
AARCS volunteer application and foster home applications have not been working for the past week….possibly. If you have applied to volunteer or foster in the last several days and haven’t received any response to your email, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com. The forms should be working now. Thank you for your patience!
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. […]