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Harper & Portia’s Happy Ending

Harper has been amazingly patient with my son since day 1.  He carries her everywhere, and she purrs and never uses her claws.  Portia is a little more reserved, but when I am on my own, she jumps up on my lap, and I’ve discovered she is very mischievous and curious.  They are the perfect […]

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ARF RECEIVES NEARLY $20,000 FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® OF CANADA TO HELP ALBERTA PETS FIND FOREVER HOMES

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION (ARF) OF ALBERTA RECEIVES NEARLY $20,000 FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® OF CANADA TO HELP ALBERTA PETS FIND FOREVER HOMES November 23, 2017— Calgary, Alberta – Today, the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) of Alberta announced their receipt of a new grant of $19,800 from PetSmart Charities of Canada, one […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Paige (left) and Inge (right) are amazing foster parents who have been working with ARF cats for three years. They have worked with moms with kittens, shy cats, and medical cases. They are amazing people who are always willing to help where ever they are needed. Paige and Inge have fostered over 50 cats and […]

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Blossom’s Happy Ending

On August 5, 2017 we were able to pick up the newest member of our family! Formerly called “Blossom”, and now Gracie, she has been a welcome addition in our lives. Gracie enjoys camping trips, freeze dried salmon and her custom kitty post her Grandpa made for her. She is doing amazing with her potty […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Ramona started fostering with ARF in February of 2014. While she has done some amazing work with a few fearful puppies, the majority of the 14 foster dogs she’s had have been adult dogs. They’ve also been some of our harder-to-adopt dogs, with various behaviour issues. Ramona never hesitated though, and jumped right in, taking assistance, advice and […]

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PURR Project Collaboration with ARF – Memory Care & Kitten Fostering Program

Amanda Bond started this project in Calgary after hearing about a similar program with Pima Animal Care Centre in Arizona. Amanda works in health care and cared for her own mother for 10 years after her dementia diagnosis – she is also a huge cat lover, so the program sounded like something she needed to […]

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Chevy’s Happy Ending

We recently adopted Simone, and renamed her Chevy. She immediately loved her new name and it only took her 30 minutes to feel at home with us. She loves to cuddle and is always on our heels and by our side. She is very smart and easy to train. She’s loving all the neighbourhood dogs […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Kevin and Rob have been volunteering with ARF for over a year now and have been very successful. They have spent most of their fostering career taking on some of our toughest adult dogs and working with them, other volunteers and trainers to help the dogs become the best canine companions they can be. These […]

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Zuke’s Happy Ending

We adopted Zuke (formerly known as Blue) just under a week ago and he’s already become a huge part of our family. Zuke has a silly, yet loving personality, and has proven to be incredibly smart for only being 4 months old. He loves to show how much he loves you with his tail wag […]

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2018 Calendar Contest – Winners!

Thank you to all who submitted their ARFers for the 2018 calendar and to all of our members who took the time to vote.  We are pleased to announce the winners… Meet the furry faces that will grace the pages of our 2018 Calendar, and watch for the calendar when it’s released this fall. If […]

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Emma & Nano’s Happy Ending

Two years ago today, I brought Emma and Nano home with me.  They continue to bring much joy and energy into our home! They are wonderful sisters, both a little sassy, but always loving and adorable. They will turn four on May 10, so this is quite the celebration week for us! This is a […]

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2018 Calendar Contest – Vote Now

Thank you to all who submitted their ARFers for the 2018 calendar.  Now it is time to vote!  All ARF members are eligible to vote.  Not a member yet?  Join today for only $15. Meet the candidates: Alfie Alfie is awesome! He is big and gentle and loves to love and be loved. He has […]

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