Halloween “Howloween” Pet Photos

6825 104 Street NW

Mark Hughes Photography is pleased to be partnering with Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society (GEARS) to offer halloween photoshoots for your furry friends, with all proceeds going to helping our animals in care. Sessions will run 20 minutes and for $50 you will be provided with a package of professional, high-quality digital photographs of your furry ... Read more


Help A Buddy Fund’s Winter Whiskers Holiday Market

We are so excited to participate in Help A Buddy Fund's Winter Whiskers Holiday Market this year! It's a great opportunity to help out a few different rescues in the Edmonton area and we're thankful to be included. Please check out the Facebook event for more details on the market, we hope to see you ... Read more

Don’t Stop Retrievin’ 50/50

Check out our 50/50 running for the month of January! You have a chance to win up to $10,000!!! Buy tickets at: https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/gears5050jan23 Draw will be January 31st at 5pm

It’s Meow or Never Adoption & Foster Event

Please come by our Strathcona County Cat Shelter to meet some cats who are ready for foster homes, and some adoptables as well! This event is open to the public!

Adoption Event at Pet Valu Windermere

Come by Pet Valu Windermere from 12pm - 3pm to meet some of our adoptable animals and have a chance to learn more about GEARS! Address: 1141 Windermere Way SW, Edmonton, AB T6W 2P3

Adoption Event at Bone & Biscuit Garneau

Come by and meet some of our adoptable animals and have a chance to chat about GEARS with our volunteers! Address: 8212 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C8

Pet Expo

Edmonton Expo Centre 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Come see us at Pet Expo!

8th Annual Videogamathon

Join us virtually in playing video games for 24 hours to help raise money for animals in need! Click the Canada Helps link below to sign up and start fundraising, or to donate to your favourite team! Click below to join or donate: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/greater-edmonton-animal-rescue-society-gears/p2p/Videogamathon2023


Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club 298 Falaise Avenue, Lancaster Park, AB T0A 2H0, Alberta, Canada

GEARS Inaugural Golf Tournament

7th Annual Mutt Strutt

Hermitage Park Picnic Site #1 Hermitage Road Northwest, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

It's the 7th Annual Mutt Strut 5K run for GEARS!Same great run (or walk!), lots more fun!! The race will begin and end at Hermitage Park Picnic Site 1All finishers will receive a medal! This year we are also adding a marketplace to our event! So even if you decide not to run or walk, ... Read more

2nd Annual Petals & Paws

Sherwood Park Log Cabin 50 Spruce Avenue, Sherwood Park, AB, Canada

A night out can save a stray animals life. Join us for an evening of floral inspired fun in support of GEARS. We will also be celebrating GEARS' 10th Anniversary! The evening will include an array of botanical and magical activities such as: A variety of floral themed desserts, snacks, and drinksUnique entertainmentSilent auctionBotanical marketplace ... Read more

We've got a full house!

Our foster home applications are currently on hold.

Please check back later or follow us on Facebook for updates!


Dog shirt size chart

softstyle racerback tank

softstyle t-shirt

We can issue tax receipts for cash donations equal or greater than $20! Our charity number is 822791430RR0001.

Ways to donate

By cheque:
P.O. Box 69013 Skyview
Edmonton, AB
T6V 1G7

The ATB Cares program matches donations by 15% and will issue a tax receipt on our behalf! Click here to donate through ATB Cares!