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
Wordless Wednesday: Pick Me!
Chelsea is still patiently waiting for a home of her very own. This was taken during a recent PetSmart shift. <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
Where We’ll Be in May!
PetSmart Whitby Parade of Pets Every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00p.m. Pet Valu Parade of Pets Saturday, May 17 – Pet Valu – Kendalwood Park Plaza Saturday, May 24 – Pet Valu – Harmony and Taunton Saturday, May 31 – Pet Valu – Ritson and Taunton Sunday, May 11 – Bingo! Come out and enjoy playing bingo while supporting TAGS! It starts
Why I Volunteer: Heather
This post is brought to us by Heather Harton (Davidson). She joined TAGS in March of 2010. In addition to all that she mentions below, Heather has also spent time doing Outreach and supervising our dogs whenever we have visited the UOIT /Durham College campus. What encouraged you to become a volunteer with TAGS? I have been a volunteer for over 20 years. I
Where to Find Us (February and March 2014)
Every Saturday and Sunday you can find us at PetSmart at 1650 Victoria St. E., in Whitby. We are there from 12:00-4:00p.m. and always have furry friends with us to showcase. In addition to our regular “Parade of Pets” at PetSmart, here are other places around town you can find us in the coming weeks: FEBRUARY Saturday February 8 – Pet Valu (Ritson and Taunton) from
Why I Volunteer: Shelley
Shelley began volunteering with TAGS in 2012. At our recent volunteer dinner, she was awarded with a 1-year pin and congratulated for banking over 100 volunteer hours. Below, she tells us all about why she joined TAGS, what roles she has, and what keeps her going. 1. What encouraged you to become a volunteer with TAGS? Since finishing my education, moving out and
Wordless Wednesday: I’m a Goat!
Mulligan was being cheeky at PetSmart Whitby last weekend. He decided to channel his inner goat and climb on his foster mom! This is a blog hop. Don’t forget to check out the other participating blogs by clicking on the image below.
Where To Find Us This Weekend
Every weekend TAGS sets up a booth in Whitby PetSmart on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4p.m. We can also be found at various Pet Valu locations across Whitby and Oshawa on Saturdays. We use this opportunity to talk to visitors about the dogs TAGS has up for adoption, the adoption process, and areas where we could use some more volunteers. However, no matter how
Why I Volunteer: Emilee
This post has been contributed by one of our long-time volunteers, Emilee Gassien. She was the first TAGS volunteer to reach the 10-year milestone mark and is the unofficial Mrs. Clause for TAGS. In this piece, she tells us how she became involved with TAGS and how her roles have changed over the years. I met Kathy Asling, the founder of TAGS, at PetSmart
In the Defence of Quincy
Last Saturday, I had my monthly PetSmart shift. I was at the Whitby location with another volunteer and two adoptable dogs, Colt and Quincy. As usual, the dogs are what attracted customers over to the TAGS booth. Then, we humans took over, answering questions about the pets up for adoption, the adoption process and our need for more foster homes. It was a pretty