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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


SCARS is looking for a volunteer Treasurer

The SCARS Board of Directors is looking for someone with accounting experience to fill the Treasurer position. If you are committed to the SCARS mandate, have board experience and/or extensive committee experience, are self-motivated, can work as a team member as well as independently, attend monthly meetings and be

SCARS is looking for a volunteer Treasurer2018-03-19T19:42:13-06:00

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 litter2018-02-03T18:11:42-07:00

2017 Instabox Dog Jog

A group of serious runners, dog owners and both, were welcomed to Lacombe Park on Saturday August 26 for the Instabox Dog Jog for SCARS. In what it is hoped will become an annual event, participants took in a 5K or 10K run/walk, many with dogs to help power

2017 Instabox Dog Jog2017-09-21T08:36:55-06:00

Bob Dylan

They say being at the right place at the right time can change your world. Maybe it was fate watching over me, but my journey to SCARS has been filled with good people, good fortune and good timing. My origins are unknown, but one evening I appeared at the home

Bob Dylan2017-09-09T10:29:56-06:00

Alfred had been mauled

Too young to be all alone. Too young to be fighting for his life. But that was the reality for little Alfred when he came into our care on August 11. When he arrived at the vet clinic, he was put on IV pain meds and antibiotics, but his

Alfred had been mauled2018-06-10T09:21:43-06:00