How to Help


It is our mission to provide re-homing and medical care to displaced companion animals and to support the community in areas of humane education, behaviour counseling, the promotion of responsible pet ownership, and the needs of animals.

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Raffle for Hamilton Tickets

RAFFLE FOR HAMILTON TICKETS!! Win two seats to see Hamilton in Toronto this March! Hamilton is the most highly anticipated musical to come to Toronto in many years.  This modern day telling of the American Founding Fathers received a record breaking number of Tony nominations in 2016. These tickets would make an amazing Christmas gift for any theatre lover!  Seats will be hard to come

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Purchase a beautiful centrepiece for $50 (including tax) made with quality greenery from Bloom Field Garden Centre and all profits will be donated to the TAGS organization. Includes a free paw ornament! Pick up at Bloom Field Garden Centre at 3745 Durham Regional Hwy 2, Newcastle. Pick up time is between 9am and 5pm from December 5th to December 11th. Please e-transfer to

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We’re Hiring!

We are looking for Committed, Responsible, and Enthusiastic Volunteers to join our team! These positions are vital to our program and continuing our mission of saving animals in need. Please click here for more information.  


Come out and enjoy playing bingo while supporting The Animal Guardian Society

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Where do TAGS dogs come from?

~by Caroline, TAGS Volunteer You may wonder where our beautiful TAGS rescue dogs and cats come from.  The answer is anywhere from Manitoba east to Quebec. By far the majority of our dogs and cats come from Northern Manitoba.  They come from Northern Indigenous Communities where roaming dogs are the norm.  Manitoba has the most reserves of any Canadian province at 63.  Many are

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Two’s the Ticket

~ by Nomi Berger Question: Why are kittens born in litters? Answer: To be nourished and nurtured, socialized and stimulated. Question: Why should kittens be adopted in pairs? Answer: To KEEP them socialized and stimulated, and to satisfy their innate curiosity. From birth, close interaction with their mother and littermates allow kittens to mature into sociable and well-adjusted, healthy and happy cats. While separating

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