In just over a week, some of our volunteers will be heading south to Tennessee to volunteer at Bedford County Animal Control, a shelter greatly in need of assistance. The staff at Bedford County Animal Control have faced many hardships over the past year, and yet they continue to work tirelessly to help the animals in their care. Many of the dogs who have
Samantha bounding and leaping at her foster family’s trailer. <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
By Nomi Berger “Fostering a dog is not a lifetime commitment, it is a commitment to saving a life.” This is the watchword of rescue groups everywhere. To foster a dog is, quite simply, to save that dog’s life. A foster home provides that same dog with a safe, temporary place of refuge until he is ultimately placed in a permanent, adoptive home. Most
Topsy has gone from rags to riches. Just a short couple of weeks ago, she lived in a pound. Now, she is channeling her inner princess and sleeping on multiple beds at a time as she waits to be adopted. Do you think she can feel the pea nestled underneath? Photo by Andree Wagar <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check
Our featured volunteer this month is Kara Olsen. She has been a volunteer with TAGS since December 2013. By quickly accepting new roles and offering help wherever and whenever it was needed, Kara has already become a well-rounded, irreplaceable member of our team. Thank you for everything you do Kara! (The above photo is Kara with Big Bob. “He is the sweetest dog I
by Nomi Berger Protect Your Pet: Provide Proper Dental Care Did you know that 80% of dogs and cats over the age of four have some form of dental disease? As with people, the main culprit is a build-up of plaque, which eventually hardens into tartar, leading to gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and periodontal disease. The result? A bacterial invasion of the gums
Several of the adoptable dogs at TAGS had a pool party recently! Check out these fun photos! Photo credit: Andree Wagar Photography Annie Bart Biscotti Chaco Kallie Kallie Mulligan Mulligan Pepper Ranger Samantha Samantha Read all about these adoptable dogs on our Adoptable Pets page!
It’s a CATastrophe! We have a whole family of cats that need to be put in a foster or forever home as soon as possible! For more pictures of this family, check out this album. The momma is Talia. She is just over a year old. She loves to be petted (even on her belly!) but is not a lap cat. She has been
June was a great month for adoptions. Congratulations to all of these pets and their new pet parents! Piper is a three-legged Great Dane who stole the heart of her adoptive mum as soon as they met. She is spoiled rotten there, where her special needs are understood and accommodated for. Freddie is an adorable, spunky young guy who loves to play with his
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