Rescue stories

Mocha Truffle beat Parvo

The last ten days have been a whirlwind. Little did I know when 2 nice ladies showed up at the pound I had been dumped at, that they were the difference between life and death for me. Mocha Truffle here and just like my name I am a super

Mocha Truffle beat Parvo 2018-11-26T12:13:51-07:00

Viola is a survivor

Hi everyone, I am Viola and I have quite a story to tell; get comfy, grab a beverage, and read my story. You may be wondering why I have such an unusual name; I am named after Viola Desmond, strong willed and determined Viola challenged racial segregation in the

Viola is a survivor 2018-11-21T23:50:54-07:00

Bella was hit by a car

It is hard to imagine having such a happy smile while being in such pain.... Sweet Bella is one of our newest SCARS dogs. She was hit by a vehicle and her pelvis was fractured in 3 places! The right side was the worst, so the veterinary team plated

Bella was hit by a car 2018-11-16T21:18:29-07:00

Target was shot

We are closer to our $15,000 goal for the Pay It Forward Campaign! Please consider donating to help dogs like Target who came to SCARS with an old gun shot injury. Our adoption fees are set to just cover basic medical expenses, so when dogs like Target need extra

Target was shot 2018-11-08T22:08:36-07:00

Extreme Demodex pup Berkeley

In the nick of time, not a moment too soon……use any saying you like, I was in desperate need of help.  Left at a garbage dump, just a young pup, malnourished and weak. In my weakened state I was unable to fight off a massive infestation of the Demodex

Extreme Demodex pup Berkeley 2018-10-26T11:49:30-06:00

Star was shot

Sept: SCARS was contacted by a partner vet about a lovely Husky female with an injury to her abdomen. With no idea what had happened or when the vet thought maybe a stick had stabbed into her, but the X-ray showed a bullet! She had been shot, bullet had

Star was shot 2018-10-26T11:49:53-06:00