C.A.R.C.A. and Ruffwear official partnership

The Canadian Avalanche Rescue Cat Association would like to announce a new partnership with Ruffwear Inc.  Ruffwear is an international manufacturer and distributor of high performance animal wear that focuses on providing a high level of safety and comfort in its … Continue reading

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Workplace Standards review now in progress.

Work/Life balance is very important to us at CARCA. Industry Standards and Regulations for the animal rescue profession were written by and for the canine paradigm This means that many of the current industry practices are now outdated by the … Continue reading

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C.A.R.C.A. now seeking applicants.

With very difficult avalanche conditions occurring throughout the world this season, C.A.R.C.A. is looking to expand its operations.  The proven success of our program has led to a heavy demand for our services throughout the globe and we are working … Continue reading

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Important Notice.

C.A.R.C.A. is officially investigating allegations that a recently displaced Avalanche rescue dog and handler team are responsible for planting a story in the Calgary Herald that C.A.R.C.A. is a fictitious group. We feel that, if this proves to be true, … Continue reading

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Have fun, love your cat, and be safe this Christmas.

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CARCA documentary preview.

Earlier this year, Calgary based film-maker Adam Bailey sat down with CARCA founder Steve Ruskay to document his story. Many people who have seen Steve’s heartwarming story of perseverance against a hostile canine establishment have asked where to view it … Continue reading

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Banff Mountain Film Festival Partnership

The Canadian Avalanche Rescue Cat Association would like formally announce a partnership formed with the Banff Mountain Film World Tour.  Recognizing the superior benefits of Feline Search and Rescue, the Banff World Tour has agreed to screen the documentary about … Continue reading

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CARCA Wants to Grow!

It’s great to hear from other people who share our vision and passion, and to hear about what they do help cats act on their deep compassion for humanity and love for cold, wet snow. It’s astonishing that cats don’t … Continue reading

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Welcome to CARCA

CARCA, the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Cat Association, website is now live! Stay tuned for updates about the program, its goals, its history, and how you can get involved. Any questions about CARCA can be directed to info@carca.ca.

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