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AARCS is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of the public to help cover the costs of all our expenses, the majority being veterinary care for our animals. While we have the manpower, drive, and ambition, financial support is essential to cultivate and maintain not only the basic costs but to further develop our programs and initiatives.


Your Chance to Change Lives


Your help is crucial in our efforts to rescue animals that are homeless, abandoned, abused, or living in horrendous conditions.


Give the gift that keeps on giving. Become an AARCS Hero by giving a monthly donation to help rescue animals in need.


If you are looking to make a donation on behalf or in memory of someone and would like a notification/(e)card sent to a recipient, please consider this option.

If you’re already a registered donor with AARCS, you can update your payment plan and personal information by logging in using the credentials you were emailed when processing your transaction with us.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a current AARCS Hero monthly donor, you will have received an email from Deanna Thompson, Executive Director, requesting to have your monthly donation set up on our new donor management system. If you have any questions about this email, please call us at 403.250.7377 or email Debby Herold at [email protected]


Updated: March 6, 2024  ▪  Intake includes SNAP/TNR
Majority of surgical procedures are spay/neuter surgeries

Pet Adoptions

Surgical Procedures

Animal Intake

E-Transfer Donations

Interact E-Transfers can be sent to: [email protected]
You no longer need to include a password as AARCS e-transfers are automatically accepted and deposited. Please note in the description your e-transfer is a donation.
If you’d like to receive a tax receipt, please include Full Name, Mailing Address, and Email in the message.

Mail Your Donation

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society
5060 – 74 AVE SE
Calgary, AB T2C 3C9

Leave a lasting legacy


We invite you to become a cherished member of the AARCS LEGACY SOCIETY
and leave a lasting impact to be remembered.

Naming AARCS in your will is a beautiful way to ensure the well-being of animals for generations to come. Your gift will provide countless animals with a second chance and leave a lasting impact on our world. With your support, AARCS will continue to proudly lead the way in offering thousands of homeless animals a safe haven and work tirelessly to address the root causes of animal homelessness making a profound difference in the lives of innocent animals. Your gift  is a reflection of  your compassion and dedication to creating a brighter, more humane future for them. You'll also find additional information below about our Forever After Pet Program, which provides options for people with pets to give them peace of mind should your pets outlive you.

Submit the Legacy Giving Form

To make your intentions clear and help us understand your wishes better, we encourage you to submit our Legacy Giving Form to become a member of our Legacy Society! It’s a simple process that allows us to honour your legacy in the most meaningful way. Whether you already have AARCS in your will or just want some additional information, submit the form and we will be touch!

Donate Appreciated Securities

There are many great benefits to donating your appreciated securities. Giving publically traded securities (stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares) is a tax-smart way to support AARCS.

You will receive a tax receipt for the full appreciated value of the donation and you are not subject to any capital gains tax.

If You Sell Shares & Donate the Cash If you Donate Shares Directly to AARCS
Fair Market Value $100,000 $100,000
Cost Basis $20,000 $20,000
Capital Gain $80,000 $80,000
Taxable Gain $40,000 $0
Tax Credit (at 50%) $50,000 $50,000
Tax on Gain (at 50%) $20,000 $0
Tax Savings $30,000 $50,000

For more information on how you can donate your appreciated securities to AARCS, speak with your financial advisor and contact AARCS by emailing Deanna Thompson

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (aka AARCS or AARCS Veterinary Hospital) plans to raise $1.9M this year through fundraising campaigns. It will cost the organization approximately $120,000 to raise this amount. The money raised will go to support the organization’s mission to improve the lives of animals by rescuing and providing sanctuary to homeless, injured, abandoned, neglected and abused animals. For further information, please contact Deanna Thompson, 403-250-7377. Our address is 5060 – 74 Avenue SE, Calgary AB, T2C 3C9.