Rescue stories

Selma and Seville were the last two survivors of their litter

Selma and her brother Seville came into SCARS care because, unfortunately, their mother was being very aggressive with them. They are the only two that survived from a litter of seven. Selma had bite wounds on her head. With the loving care from our volunteers, Selma is recovering nicely

Selma and Seville were the last two survivors of their litter 2018-02-03T18:11:42-07:00

Cooper (formerly Fox)

Hi SCARS. Cooper has almost been with us for a year. He is a very smart obedient dog, he enjoys his morning walks and loves all his cat and dog friends. He is the perfect fit for our crazy busy family, we can't imagine our lives without him. We

Cooper (formerly Fox) 2018-01-28T15:18:25-07:00

Iris (RIP)

RIP Iris. From her loving foster mom. You got that name because an iris is one of first springtime flowers to appear. I so hoped you would be all better and able to welcome springtime. You were a survivor. How did you get yourself to that home where you

Iris (RIP) 2018-01-28T13:31:59-07:00


Tilly has seen a lot of trauma in her short life. Her initial foster home noticed that she was afraid to interact with the other dogs. She would yelp and cry if they came anywhere near her. Tilly would also cry when she was being fed, almost as if

Tilly 2018-01-27T14:00:40-07:00

Eight orphaned puppies

Sometimes the grapevine can be a life line. Our volunteer was called by a lady who knew, through the grapevine, about a woman whose dog had recently had a litter of puppies. The owner thought that the momma dog may have died because her food wasn’t being eaten. Originally

Eight orphaned puppies 2018-02-19T18:22:57-07:00

Blaine has a heart murmur

My name is Blaine and I have a story to share. I came to SCARS with my brother Major in the middle of October. I was noticeably smaller than him so my foster mom figured I was the runt of the litter. When the rest of my siblings came

Blaine has a heart murmur 2018-01-11T09:19:51-07:00