Rescue stories

Star was shot

This is Star's Story. Sept. 22/18 update: For the last 10 days it has been a hard fought battle to save my life.  The traumatic injury caused by the ricocheting bullet combined with the aggressive infection have seemed at times impossible to overcome. Day after day my blood work

Star was shot 2018-09-22T16:47:05-06:00


My name is Trooper and SCARS saved my life. Last week SCARS received a call about a young dog that had been hit by a car. It was late in the day, but a volunteer rushed out to get me and take me to the vet. X-rays shows a

Trooper 2018-08-29T19:16:48-06:00

Liz was found along a highway

September 6 update... Hi everyone, I am settling in very well at my new Foster Home and I am starting to feel so much better. The constant itch is starting to go away and many of my sores are clearing up. I still have flare-ups where I scratch like

Liz was found along a highway 2018-09-06T19:15:48-06:00

Puppy Rescue Story

We said we had puppies! Now it's time to introduce you to just a few of our newest intakes. Almost two weeks ago SCARS got a call from a man's daughter-in-law explaining that a litter of pups in his yard were in trouble and needed help. Upon arriving our

Puppy Rescue Story 2018-08-23T18:00:35-06:00

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