Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) is dedicated to reducing the number of homeless animals in Northern Alberta, Canada

We believe that there is a suitable home for all homeless animals: young or old; large or small.

As a volunteer-run, registered charity, we care for these animals by providing veterinary care and foster homes for animals in need until a permanent home is found. These private foster homes provide the animals with warm shelter, food, exercise, and tender loving care (something that so many of the animals we receive have never experienced).

SCARS does not practice selective intake procedures and operates in a triage manner: taking the animal in most medical need first. As a result our medical expenses are enormous. Please consider donating to our rescue efforts.

Look At Us Now!

To date, SCARS has rescued and rehomed over 3,000 animals.

Because these animals live in our homes, we deveop a very deep bond with our fosters. Many of the adoptive families keep us updated on how well their new companions are thriving in their new homes.

To all the wonderful foster homes, all the tireless volunteers, all the compassionate furever-homes: we say a heartfelt thank-you!

Please support your local rescue society and consider adoption as opposed to buying your new friend.

Sunday, 12 April 2009

Doc (Ernie)

Thanks to SCARS for this adorable dog that, despite being almost 100 pounds and 7 months old, was still just a puppy when we got him. He's adapted really well to life with our other dog and a house kitten that would very easily fit in his mouth. He's very gentle and never hurts other animals. He was a little horse shy at the beginning, but now he feels really comfortable around horses. Doc is a gentle giant and my 3-year-old boy loves to play with him.

Thanks again.


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