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October 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Halloween!

One of the perks of having a forever home is having someone to dress you up for Halloween!  (though it is difficult to tell if they all think of this as a ‘perk’) Chloe, Buffalo, Blondie and Starr were all adopted through TAGS.              This is a blog hop.  Don’t forget to check out the other participating blogs by clicking on the

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In the Defence of Quincy

Last Saturday, I had my monthly PetSmart shift. I was at the Whitby location with another volunteer and two adoptable dogs, Colt and Quincy. As usual, the dogs are what attracted customers over to the TAGS booth. Then, we humans took over, answering questions about the pets up for adoption, the adoption process and our need for more foster homes. It was a pretty

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The Best Way for Your Dog to Ride in the Car with You

Exceptional Canine: Active Dog By Stacey Brecher for Exceptional Canine Ready to hit the road with your dog? Before you put the car into drive, it’s important to make sure that your dog is safe. It’s also important to make sure that you have taken the time to do the relevant checks on your vehicle on top of what you are going to be

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New Foster Program Coming Soon!

For many years, TAGS has received calls from women who are victims of domestic violence. Why would they call an animal rescue? Because while they know they can find safety if they leave their abusive households, they are hesitant to do so when it means leaving behind their animal companion(s). Many women who are victims of domestic violence have reported that their partners have

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Project Pit Bull – The Breed (Part 2)

For the first installment of Project Pit Bull I figured it would be appropriate to get some historical context. To properly understand where these dogs come from, you first have to consider dogs are direct descendants and share 99% of their DNA with the Grey Wolf. The Grey Wolf shares 99% of the DNA with all K9’sPhoto Credit: Flickr user Dallidee Creation A statue of

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