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November 2012

Lest We Forget

Every Remembrance Day, we pause to reflect on the men and women who lost their lives to secure our freedom. CC image courtesy of Bernt Rostad on Flickr Alongside some of these soldiers were four-legged canine partners, so this Remembrance Day, their bravery is worthy of reflection as well. Stories of dogs serving in wartime efforts extend back almost as far as the domestication

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Outreach Event: Canadian Tire

Every weekend TAGS has an outreach event at the Petsmart store in Whitby. A couple of volunteers and a few dogs are at the store between noon and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.  This past weekend, though, brought a fun, once-a-year event that TAGS has participated in for the past two years—an outreach event at Canadian Tire!  Here we are, set up right

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Pet Cancer Prevention Tips

Dos and don’ts November is national Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Many people don’t realize that their beloved pets are just as likely to get cancer as humans are. Unhealthy processed foods and environmental factors are most often the cause of tumours developing in our pets’ body. While it’s more common for dogs to get cancer, but that also means, that cats can, too, and

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Useful Pet First-Aid Tips

You cannot predict when an accident will happen to your pet, but you can most certainly be prepared for it- especially as the cold weather and the holidays are approaching since the number of injuries usually increases at this time of the year. Remember these useful tips when you find yourself in this situation:  Pet First-Aid Course: November 11 Don’t panic. Staying calm and

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