SCARS wants to be here for animals now and a long time in the future. We had to close our intake temporarily during November 2020. Your amazing outpouring of generosity since then has allowed us to continue the mission of saving the most vulnerable. We are
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**Warning Graphics Images** *August 22 Hurley update!* This guy is doing fantastic in his foster home & he’s learning the ropes of how to be a good boy! He is still a puppy so he is full of energy!! He isn’t available for adoption just yet, but he
*Graphic Images Ahead* Meet Sage! She came into our care with half a leg intact. We aren’t sure what caused this, but we were certain we had to help her. She is only about 12 weeks old. She is now recovering from a full amputation surgery & waiting
by Kathy McCartney Many people adopt dogs without fully understanding what they’re getting into. I know I did. I made a lot of mistakes with our first dog, things I either misunderstood or things I simply didn’t know. And because I had grown up with dogs and was
There are so many good reasons to spay or neuter your pet. The best known reason is helping to reduce the unwanted pet population, but did you know that neutering can help to protect your dog’s health? Take the example of Fionn MacCool. Fionn, an unaltered male of
By Stephanie Beauvais A SCARS intake named BamBam came into our care with a few hitchhikers on him — ticks! With a seemingly increased amount of tick bites being seen in Alberta, SCARS would like to share some information with you about keeping your pets safe from ticks,
By Nomi Berger We’ve all seen the TV commercial where a group of grinning dogs flash their wide, dentured smiles. We’ve all heard the voice-over warning us that four out of five dogs over the age of three will develop oral care issues. Whether this is true or not,
Are you considering adopting a rabbit? Rabbits are adorable. They are soft, gentle, quiet, and easy to house train. Much like a cat, they will use a litter box. Rabbits, unlike cats, require supervision in your home. Left to their own devices, they may do things like chew
By Nomi Berger Did you know that 80% of dogs and cats over the age of 4 have some form of dental disease? As with people, the main culprit is a build-up of plaque, which eventually hardens into tartar, leading to gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and periodontal disease.
By Nomi Berger With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of two bothersome and potentially lethal pests: fleas and ticks. For each flea found on your cat, there may be scores developing from unseen eggs within your own home. Besides being itchy, flea bites can cause your