Rescue stories

Rex was emaciated

I'm Rex, I came into SCARS incredibly emaciated. I had almost given up on life. I just curled up in a ball and slept all the time. Of course the only thing that would get my attention was the food that I got in small amounts many times a

Rex was emaciated 2018-01-15T10:39:08-07:00

Calliope was a stray

I ended up with SCARS after a nice lady found me wandering on my own. She took me in and kept me safe until I could move to a foster home. Once at my foster home it was determined that I was in rough shape. I had a tummy

Calliope was a stray 2018-01-06T12:58:56-07:00

Midnight had a serious ear injury

Midnight was brought into SCARS’ care dripping blood from an injured ear. His ear had developed a large hematoma from shaking his head, and blood was splattering everywhere. When that was all cleaned up, the Vets found 3 large lacerations and a smaller one. The bottom one actually had

Midnight had a serious ear injury 2018-01-03T19:25:25-07:00

URGENT placement needed for some MOUSE-BUSTERS

URGENT placement needed for some MOUSE-BUSTERS. See ad below. "Seeking Immediate Employment. Proficient mouse population control skills, willing to work as part of a team and require minimal supervision. Looking for remuneration in form of room and board, temporary placement in an enclosed building (like a barn or shop)

URGENT placement needed for some MOUSE-BUSTERS 2017-12-21T20:03:34-07:00

Judy had been shot

SCARS was contacted about a young dog that had been shot in the front leg. One of the men who works animal control in the area transported her to LAH. She was immediately whisked into radiology to determine the severity of the wound. And the news was not good.

Judy had been shot 2018-02-24T15:07:09-07:00


SCARS’s focus is on making lasting change in our target communities, but occasionally we are asked to help in unique situations outside of those areas. When the call came in from a partner vet asking us to take over the expenses and place Ginger, we had an available foster

Ginger 2017-12-07T08:21:03-07:00

Sena was found with an injury

Dec. 4/17 - Meet Sena (Latin meaning blessed). She was blessed indeed when a kind man found her struggling on the cold ground, barely able to move. Her hind leg was hyperextended and she was unable to bend with the paw nearly touching her cheek. Within a few days

Sena was found with an injury 2017-12-18T17:19:30-07:00

Bonnie had a broken femur

Hi, I’m Bonnie. A couple of weeks ago my femur was broken and my hip socket was smashed somehow. No one did anything about my injury. It hurt so badly, as you can imagine, but I didn’t have a caring owner to look after me. Dogs live in the

Bonnie had a broken femur 2017-12-02T15:26:00-07:00