By Nomi Berger Why adopt a rescue pup or dog? Why not buy one from an ad on the Internet or from a pet store? Why not buy one from a breeder? There are many reasons — all of them humane. The growth of the Internet has spurred the growth of ads selling pets. But it also provides anonymity to a more insidious growth:
Congratulations to Rootbeer, Genny, Oscar, Rhudee and Ranger! We are so thrilled that you all found homes. Enjoy the new year, and your new lives! <> <> <> Thank you to everyone who supported TAGS throughout 2014. Our fundraisers, outreach events and social media campaigns would not have been successful without you! Thank you for helping us find homes for so many deserving pets.
This list was originally posted on thedodo.com and was written by Lindsey robertson. Read the article here. 1. You will save a life. 2.7 million dogs are euthanized in shelters each year. 2. Rescue dogs can make incredible transformations when they are adopted into loving homes. 3. Most rescue dogs are relinquished for reasons that have nothing to do with behavioral problems, and they are generally quite loving and
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
Written by Christina Smallbridge We adopted our beautiful girl Becky, one year ago this month (See Becky’s Happy Tail). Our family chose Becky because she was a senior dog at 15 years of age. We had the privilege of adopting 2 previous dogs from TAGS and our lives were enriched by the unconditional love and devotion they showed us every day. We knew it would
*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
By Nomi Berger How many times have we humans heard the expression, “You’re only as old as you feel”? And why is it that some days, despite our actual age, we feel younger than we are, while other days, we feel older, much older? So it is with our canine companions. What constitutes a senior in one breed may be an adult in another
Quincy is a 10 year old Bichon Frise/Miniature Poodle mix. He was found as a stray with very rotten and damaged teeth, so the decision was made to have them removed. Quincy seems to be happier without them, but this “difference,” along with others, made it difficult for him to find a home. Luckily, after being in the TAGS program for over six months,
Beagle lovers, we have you covered. Looking for a young male? Got it. Looking for a settled, older female? Check. Looking to adopt two beagles together? Yup. Looking for a shy girl to bond with? Definitely. We have Lucky, a 4 year old male; Shania, an 8 year old female; Cheech and Chong, 7 year old brothers; and Rosie, a 1 year old female.
Archie has gone to live with a man and his young daughter. They came to meet Archie at Pet Valu Kendalwood because a friend of theirs, who is a volunteer with TAGS, knew they were looking for a new cat and thought Archie would suit them perfectly. She was right! They liked Archie right away and the little girl couldn’t stop petting him. Millie is a happy,