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February 2014

How Do You Know You’re Ready to Adopt?

This post was written by our newest blogger, Torianne Allen! She combined feedback that some our supporters shared on our Facebook page with general tips to break down the main reasons people know when they are – or aren’t – ready to adopt a furry friend. Are you aware of the responsibilities that come with adopting a pet? When you tell your friends and

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Why I Volunteer: Heather

This post is brought to us by Heather Harton (Davidson). She joined TAGS in March of 2010. In addition to all that she mentions below, Heather has also spent time doing Outreach and supervising our dogs whenever we have visited the UOIT /Durham College campus. What encouraged you to become a volunteer with TAGS? I have been a volunteer for over 20 years. I

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Fundraising Initiatives & Upcoming Events

We have some AMAZING fundraising initiatives on the go right now and, as usual, several events to get excited about. Please share, share, share with your family and friends! We appreciate your support and it goes a long way.   1. SPONSOR A DOG: A one-time donation of $20 gets you a kit which includes a letter from the dog of your choice, stickers,

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Become a Bingo Volunteer!

We need bingo volunteers! The Red Barn Charity Bingo Hall allows us to share in the proceeds from some of their Sunday bingo sessions, but we need to pull our weight, of course! This means that we need 4 volunteers for two Sundays a month. WHERE: Red Barn Charity Bingo Hall – 172 Wayne Court, Oshawa, ON L1G 3R2 WHEN: Some Sundays from 3:00-6:15p.m.

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Where to Find Us (February and March 2014)

Every Saturday and Sunday you can find us at PetSmart at 1650 Victoria St. E., in Whitby. We are there from 12:00-4:00p.m. and always have furry friends with us to showcase. In addition to our regular “Parade of Pets” at PetSmart, here are other places around town you can find us in the coming weeks: FEBRUARY Saturday February 8 –  Pet Valu (Ritson and Taunton) from

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