Adopt a Senior Pet Month

The TAGS adoption process takes a couple of weeks. First, you submit your application, and then, upon approval, you will have your “Meet and Greet,” hopefully within that week. Next comes the Home Visit, where TAGS volunteers interview you in your home, and then, presuming everyone would like to continue with the application, you will have a 1-2 week “Extended Visit.” This stage is

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September Adoptions!

September was an AMAZING month for adoptions! 10 pets found homes this month and we are thrilled for all of them. Congratulations…  ZOEY! This 1.5 year old Retriever/Labrador mix was rescued when TAGS pulled her from a high-kill shelter in Quebec. She is an affectionate sweetie who loves to play. MEGAN! Megan is a playful 3-year-old Hound mix who gets along very well with

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Adopt a Cat!

Cat ladies—and gentlemen—this post is for you. Today we are featuring the cats of TAGS! They come in different shapes, sizes, colours and genders, but they do have a few things in common: all of these furry felines are litter-trained, spayed/neutered, have up-to-date vaccinations and cannot wait to join your family. Read more about them on our adoptable pets page. The process for adopting a cat

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A Tale about Hope

Once upon a time, in a town not so far away, a dirty, thin, black-and-white cat was found wandering around in someone’s garden. Townspeople flocked to the scene to have a look at the magnificent animal with piercing green eyes, wondering how it came to end up in this particular garden on this particular day. “Perhaps it is just visiting, and will go home

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Getting a Microchip is a Must

By Nomi Berger Millions of dogs and cats go missing each year. Unfortunately, very few of them are ever reunited with their owners. Many of them become and remain strays. Others are taken to pounds or shelters, where they are either adopted out to new homes or, all too often, euthanized. Now protective pet parents, no longer content with relying on collars and tags

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Why I Volunteer: Written by our Hearts for Paws Lead!

I am a TAGS Volunteer and this is my story. I first heard of The Animal Guardian Society (TAGS) two years ago through a high school friend when he added me to their Facebook group. I was intrigued as I had heard of the term “rescue”, but never really understood the meaning behind it. Was it the same as the term “pound” and “human

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HEARTS FOR PAWS FESTIVAL!

The Animal Guardian Society (TAGS) invites you to the 2nd Annual Hearts for Paws Festival! Our goal is to raise money for the animals in our program. Who is invited? Everyone! The event is kid-friendly and dog-friendly. When is it?  Saturday, September 6. It begins at 12:00p.m. and ends at 6:00p.m. How much does it cost to go? Advance tickets are $7.00 (email tagsinfo@yahoo.ca),

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Dog Park Etiquette

By Nomi Berger The lure of the dog park is inescapable. That wide expanse of lush, green grass. Trees, bushes and rocks everywhere. A high, wire mesh fence for added security. The scent of freedom in the air. As inviting as the scene may be, it’s essential that both you and your dog pass the test in proper dog park etiquette before you even

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