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June 2014

Pet Alert: Tick Prevention for Dogs

By Nomi Berger With the arrival of summer in southern Ontario, comes the arrival of an annoying and possibly fatal pest: the tick. For the past 20 years, what was considered a nuisance found only in the wooded countryside and farthest reaches of the province, has been invading cities as large and diverse as Toronto. Now ticks can be as close as your neighbourhood

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Meet Molly

*Molly is listed on our website as a courtesy post. She is with Coonhound Rescue.*** Hi! I’m Molly. I am an 8 year old lady looking for a home. I am a Bluetick Coonhound, (possibly mixed with Hound) from Ohio. I am spayed, house-trained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats. Basically, I am happy to

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10 Ways To Protect Your Dog This Summer

By Nomi Berger According to the calendar, it’s officially summer! And with the hot days comes hot dogs. Imagine yourself on a sweltering, summer day wearing a full-length fur coat. Are you hot? Itchy? Thirsty? Are you anxiously looking around for shade? Now imagine dogs outside on the same sweltering day. And you’ll have some idea of how THEY feel. Protecting your own dog

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Why I Volunteer: Ashley

Our Volunteer of the Month for June is ASHLEY CAMPBELL! Ashley has been with TAGS for nearly a year, offering assistance wherever and whenever she can to the areas that interest her most. Read more below!  What encouraged you to become a volunteer with TAGS? What encouraged me to become a volunteer at TAGS is wanting to give back to the community. Why not

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Why Spay and Neuter Your Pets?

By Nomi Berger   The problem of pet overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every pet owner. Those who do their part and act responsibly by spaying and neutering their cherished family pets. Spaying (removing the ovaries and uterus of a

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