Rescue stories


I'm Fredrick. SCARS was contacted about me by the NWT SPCA in Yellowknife. Fortunately, SCARS had space and soon I was on my way to Edmonton. Thank you to WestJet for taking such great care of me and ensuring that I arrived safely! I am a happy guy that

Fredrick 2018-04-02T14:15:26-06:00

Jerome had been hit by a car

I'm Jerome. It's a good thing that I am 100% pure cuteness because my foster parents are going to have to look at my fluffy face for about 6 weeks! I was hit by a car. Since I'm such a sturdy guy, I didn't die, but my body was

Jerome had been hit by a car 2018-04-02T17:40:58-06:00

Hedwig was found in a ditch

I’m Hedwig, SCARS’ newest tripod. My rescue story has more questions than answers. For instance : How did I come to be laying in a snowbank? Was there anyone missing me? Was I hit by a car or tossed from a vehicle? How did I survive until a SCARS

Hedwig was found in a ditch 2018-03-18T14:53:18-06:00

Vada and Tully, the Deck Dogs

We are Vada and Tully!! The Deck Dogs!!! In August 2017, when we were still cute wee puppies our owner left home to go to school. We were confined to a crowded deck so that we wouldn’t get pregnant. Guess someone was looking out for us because it would

Vada and Tully, the Deck Dogs 2018-04-05T13:30:41-06:00

Willow and her 9 puppies

Having a good relationship with the residents in our partner communities saves lives. On February 20, a SCARS' community volunteer received a late evening call from a man saying that their dog was having puppies in her doghouse. It was -20! Her blanket and pillow were wet, there were

Willow and her 9 puppies 2018-03-03T10:48:00-07:00

Gypsy and her puppies

Gypsy came to SCARS from a home where she was taken care of and treated well. She showed up there as a stray a while ago. They fed her and she stayed in their house. As it happens, Gypsy became pregnant. When she gave birth, she chose to whelp

Gypsy and her puppies 2018-04-05T14:09:01-06:00

Bella’s Road Trip to Rescue 9 Pets

One of our dedicated volunteers, Bella Dumont, created a presentation about her recent trip to one of the communities we help. Bella has taken on a number of important roles with SCARS. She fosters pets, looks after cat supplies, helps monitor our phone line and picks up donations. She’s

Bella’s Road Trip to Rescue 9 Pets 2018-03-01T19:49:59-07:00