We are excited to announce that over the past month, two TAGS dogs have gone through the adoption process and found their fur-ever homes! Blossum, who is about 8 months old, is a smart, cuddly border collie mix who was saved from a Kentucky kill shelter along with her littermates back in September. Her brother Chappie was adopted in October, and once Chappie’s new family got to
Starr is a sweet little Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix available for adoption Be sure to check out the other Blog Hop members’ posts through this link.
Dogs come to TAGS from local shelters, shelters in the U.S., and owners who can no longer keep their dog. Azriel and her brother and sister were rescued by TAGS in September from a shelter in Kentucky. Due to the large animal overpopulation problem in the U.S. and space constraints in the shelters, nearly 50% of shelter animals are euthanized there each year. Azriel and her siblings were saved
Do you love playing bingo? Did you know that you can support a good cause just by playing at the Red Barn in Oshawa? CC image courtesy of sarae on Flickr If you have never tried bingo, start with us! The proceeds go toward helping our rescue dogs. You can enjoy your game, knowing that we will be able to save many more dogs’
Nancy has been a great addition to the TAGS foster team. Her very first foster dog was a husky mix who needed special treatment for a medical condition. But thanks to Nancy’s great attendance and big heart, even this special dog found her forever home within a couple of months. How long have you been volunteering? I have been volunteering since July 2012. I
True soul mates – Ariel (on the right) was recently adopted and found a forever-friend in Buddy (on the left) Don’t forget to check out the other Blog Hop members’ posts through this link.
Although we don’t need our balaclavas just yet, it is safe to say that we’ve had a few “one-dog nights” so far this month, so it’s time to start thinking about the winter ahead. (“It was a ___ dog night” was an expression used by cowboys and ranchers working out on the range. They would sleep with their dogs to stay warm, describing the
As you probably already know, TAGS showcases some of its dogs at the Whitby PetSmart every weekend (directions here). It’s a good way to inform people about our charity and to introduce our adoptable dogs. We have our own booth set up each time, where people can learn about our adoption process, upcoming events or even browse through our binder of dogs. If you
Last weekend, TAGS hosted a pet first-aid course taught by veterinarian Tanya Varley from Morningside Pet Hospital. Twenty pet-loving people and about 14 tail-wagging dogs attended the all-day event at the Quality Suites at Bloor and Grandview. Checking Merlin the greyhound’s gums. Through the course of the day, participants learned and practised such important skills as taking a pet’s vital signs (heart rate, respiration
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