On a very cold day in mid February 2018, SCARS received a call about me. I had just given birth to puppies but I wasn't able to keep them warm. A volunteer driver was quickly dispatched, but it was already too late to save my babies. These situations are
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Having a good relationship with the residents in our partner communities saves lives. On February 20, a SCARS' community volunteer received a late evening call from a man saying that their dog was having puppies in her doghouse. It was -20! Her blanket and pillow were wet, there were
Hi SCARS, Just thought I'd give you an update on Stitch. He has fit it quite well, loves cuddles and has made himself quite at home. When he gets excited, he wags his tail so fast his bum wiggles and he howls, ha-ha!, it's quite the sight. So he
Gypsy came to SCARS from a home where she was taken care of and treated well. She showed up there as a stray a while ago. They fed her and she stayed in their house. As it happens, Gyspy became pregnant. When she gave birth, she chose to whelp
One of our dedicated volunteers, Bella Dumont, created a presentation about her recent trip to one of the communities we help. Bella has taken on a number of important roles with SCARS. She fosters pets, looks after cat supplies, helps monitor our phone line and picks up donations. She’s
Hi SCARS. Just wanted to send a big thank you. We adopted our little girl, Ziggy, from you. She has been with our family for two years now. When we first got her she was so very frightened and timid she came from a horrible situation. We knew it
The February 15 wine tasting event at Vines Wine Merchants raised $2,980! Thank you to Judy's foster mom, Julie Brown, for organizing this event to help cover Judy's veterinary expenses. So far in life, Judy has had more than her fair share of bad luck. When she came into
These parents have a reason to be proud! SCARS sends a huge THANKS to Kayah and her parents! Our daughter, Kayah Brown turned 7 on February 10, 2018. I follow SCARS and we came across Trapper's tragic story. Kayah was very touched by the 3-legged pup and asked if
Every year Christian Gersdorff has a fundraiser in memory of Yoda, his Frenchie that died in a tragic car crash. Over the years, this fundraiser has added many thousands of dollars to SCARS operating budget. This year, Christian and his friends raised $2,000 to help SCARS animals. Please join
This past Family Day, our volunteers picked up a donation of straw for our Walls 4 Winter pet shelter program. Thank you to the St. Albert Fire Fighters Union for this generous donation that will help pets in rural communities stay warm this winter. To learn more about W4W,