Thank you to the Long Lake 2nd year Girls Crew of the Alberta Junior Forest Rangers. On Saturday, July 22, they spent the day volunteering at the SCARS intake facility north of St. Albert. They worked really hard helping with some summer clean up! They washed walls, kennels and
Sometimes bad things happen to good people. The same is true for dogs. Sometimes bad things happen to good dogs. In my case, no truer words could be spoken. My name is Maybelline and I am a young dog with an old soul. Until now I have lived in
When I adopted Casper, she was shy and scared of everything! Now, 7 years later, she has changed and grown so much! She still does new things that surprise me and whoever said an old dog can’t learn new tricks was wrong! It’s been so rewarding having her around.
Rescue groups in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan have a great network of dedicated, tireless, animal savers. We often join forces or ask one another for help. It’s a busy time of year for most groups and, with the Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force holding clinics that include
I'm snowball - and I'm feeling super lucky! Last week I had an accident, where I was hit by a car and broke my leg. It was really scary, and it hurt so much! Thankfully, someone quickly contacted SCARS and they sent a lovely lady to come help me.
Amputations are not uncommon for rescue groups to deal with, but mine is hitting the SCARS people a little harder than most. I’m Zac. I’m an older guy who has had a rough life. But I’m a survivor. In my past, there was a mishap involving me and an
Hi SCARS, Gizmo joined our family two years ago now. We were hesitant adopting a senior animal, especially because Gizmo had some pre-existing conditions, but I would never change our decision to bring Gizmo into our home. He is quite the character. Every day when I get home, I’m
Hi SCARS, First of all we would like to thank those responsible for rescuing our little Banjo. We could not love him more. He is without a doubt the sweetest, cuddliest, most loving little guy. He has been on his first camping trip with us and has been introduced
Please join us in thanking Elisa Desharnais' grade 5 class from Elmer S. Gish Elementary Junior High School, in St Albert. They researched rescue groups and decided to support SCARS by holding bake sales and selling lemonade. Then they decided that, instead of getting toys, they wanted to do
Our family is very excited to announce our one year anniversary with our big, rambunctious goof – “Sawyer”! Sawyer has grown so much over the past year, and we’ve grown right alongside him. When we first spotted Sawyer on the SCARS website, his gorgeous eyes and big silly smile