By Nomi Berger Is it the sudden appearance of a smiling pumpkin on every porch that elicits that first startled “ah” of recognition? Is it the toffee-toned moon split by a band of black clouds that causes that first, shivery chill of remembrance? Is it the lengthening shadow that you yourself cast on the sidewalk that resets your mindset to recall? Opt for any
By Nomi Berger For decades now, designated months have been devoted to an increasing number of awareness-raising issues. And for more than a decade, raising awareness about the crucial issue of animal adoption has been no different. Their designated month is October. So with that in mind, we wanted to take time to remind our supporters of the vital, life-affirming roles dogs play in
Kitty got comfy in one of the beds during a recent Pet Valu shift. Kitty is one of several felines we have up for adoption. <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
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
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
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
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
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
Thank you to Rachel Gillis for the awesome caption for this picture of Toby. <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
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