Rescue stories

Assassin’s story

I'm Assassin. I'm not sure how I got my name but it's ironic that I was the one that someone tried to assassinate! SCARS got a call about me from a community that it visits regularly. Community members turn to SCARS for help with spay/neuter of owned pets and

Assassin’s story 2018-07-20T16:54:22-06:00

Rescued pups bring joy to long-term care residents

The families of Athabasca Extendicare—a long-term care facility—would like to thank SCARS for the puppy visit last week. There is nothing like nine visiting pups to get the residents reminiscing about farm dogs they have known, sled dogs they once trained and canine friends they miss dearly. There were

Rescued pups bring joy to long-term care residents 2018-07-15T15:26:40-06:00

Parvo survivors need your help

SCARS needs donations! It's canine parvovirus season and rescues are seeing a lot of this deadly virus. Please help us cover the veterinary costs for the multiple parvo cases we received in the last few weeks from various locations. These pups are counting on our support. Please send healing

Parvo survivors need your help 2018-07-07T08:43:47-06:00

Meg the bionic dog!

I’m Meg. How do you do! My foster parents call me the bionic dog. While I’m not truly technologically enhanced, I do have some pretty impressive “hardware” in my leg. To help you understand my injury, please try this simple thing - make a "thumbs up” motion. Now feel

Meg the bionic dog! 2018-06-17T13:54:32-06:00

Score was found at a dump

June update: "Hi everyone! My name is Score, you might remember me from my intake photos in late April. I've got some great news about my new lease on life-- I've recently gained 10 Ibs and am well on my way to becoming a healthy weight for my size.

Score was found at a dump 2018-06-17T13:56:36-06:00

The story of 8 Lives

My name is " 8 Lives" for now ( maybe down to 7 or 6 lives by the time I’m done here) and I was saved by three brave young girls and their brother. I nearly lost all of my lives to three dogs that were determined to “get

The story of 8 Lives 2018-05-13T17:13:08-06:00