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December 2013

3+1 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

To all those who always wait until the last minute to get the Christmas presents: don’t worry, there is still some time. Thank God for the internet that can make all this hassle easy and quick. Not sure what Christmas gifts to give to a fellow animal lover? There are lots of options out there. Here, we will list 3+1 last minute Christmas ideas

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Holiday Hoopla & Health Hazards

With the holidays approaching, it’s time to think not only about celebrating, but also about dog safety. To ensure that the season stays merry and bright, plan ahead and start early (Perhaps we should have suggested this earlier, but perhaps you are a last minute decorator?). Change the appearance of your home from everyday to holiday gradually, over a period of several weeks. This

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No Pets as Presents for Christmas

With the approach of the holidays, everyone’s thoughts turn naturally to the happy chore of gift giving. While most people opt for the tried and true, hoping another gift certificate isn’t too impersonal or another scarf or bottle of perfume isn’t too predictable, they are much safer choices than those being considered by some this season: the purchase of a pet. The gift of

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Why I Volunteer: Shelley

Shelley began volunteering with TAGS in 2012. At our recent volunteer dinner, she was awarded with a 1-year pin and congratulated for banking over 100 volunteer hours. Below, she tells us all about why she joined TAGS, what roles she has, and what keeps her going.   1. What encouraged you to become a volunteer with TAGS? Since finishing my education, moving out and

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For the Love of Dog…

This compassionate, wonderful account of adopting a rescue dog comes to us from Kaitlin Bernard. It was originally posted on her blog, Blank Cage, on Friday, November 22. I won’t lie, when my boyfriend and I started to entertain the thought of getting a dog I had my heart set on a Shiba Inu. As I started to shop around, I found a dog

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