Rescue stories


If you have adopted from SCARS, you know the contract says if you are unable to keep your pet you must return them to SCARS...... 6 weeks, 6 months, or 6 years after adoption we accept then back..... Once a SCARS Animal always a SCARS Animal. Leo here and

Leo 2017-09-21T19:15:33-06:00

Orphaned Kittens

By Kelly Ketchell, SCARS Foster Home Volunteer On August 30/17, SCARS received a phone call from the Westlock Veterinary Centre asking if they could help with four orphaned 10-day old kittens that had been found by some kids behind a grocery store. Such young kittens require round-the-clock care and

Orphaned Kittens 2017-09-18T19:13:14-06:00

Shadow had a broken femur

Woof Woof! It has been a tough summer for SCARS with injured animals needing help. I, for one, am grateful that they don’t say no and turn animals away. Their generosity saved my leg and quite possibly my life. My name is Shadow. I am just a couple of

Shadow had a broken femur 2017-09-01T08:11:21-06:00


August 2017 marks seven years since Maliha joined the SCARS family. If she could talk, she would tell you how grateful she is for the thousands of animals SCARS has been able to help over the years with your support. Her journey has never been easy, but we know

Maliha 2017-08-27T20:50:40-06:00

Rosie by hit by a vehicle

I'm Rosie. Luck is a tricky thing is sometimes good, sometimes not so good. You just don’t always know what is coming your way. My recent life has been filled with all kinds of luck. We might as well start with the “not so good” (it gets better from

Rosie by hit by a vehicle 2017-08-22T07:50:54-06:00

Grizzly Adams had been quilled

SCARS got the call Saturday night, August 12, to help a dog that had been quilled (a common mishap). After phoning the person, we learned that the dog had been quilled two weeks prior and had recently developed complications. We made the late night ½ hr drive to his

Grizzly Adams had been quilled 2017-08-24T20:06:15-06:00

Brie had been hit by a car

I'm Brie. You might be wondering what a sweet border collie like me is doing in need of rescue. Well, let me tell you! Rescues come to SCARS from all walks of life and all communities. I am an 8-month-old female and a very busy girl. So busy, in

Brie had been hit by a car 2017-07-30T17:49:14-06:00