The Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society (GEARS) is a non-profit organization that relies on donations and a network of volunteers and foster homes working together to give companion animals a second chance at their forever family. 

Sponsoring a foster animal is one way you can help provide care for an animal in need. 


donate your bottles

We’ve partnered up with Skip the Depot for a all-year-round bottle drive fundraiser! Schedule a pick up with Skip the Depot, and select us as your preferred charity. They will pick up your bottles and donate 100% of the returns to us!


Hi, I’m Coop! I’m a calm and quiet guy who loves a good cuddle. I loved playing with my dog friends, and and hanging out with those quick moving things called cats isn’t too bad either. I didn’t have the easiest time in care, and you might’ve noticed I was a little bit wobbly. You see, I had seizures. The nice folks at GEARS found a combination of meds that help me not to have big ones often. I still have small ones sometimes, but I’m usually ok right after! Thanks to GEARS, I was able to live a happy and comfortable despite my condition.

Coop’s Fund was created to help us support animals, like Coop, who require high-cost, continuous or emergency medical care. This fund allows us to intake 

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!