Why I Volunteer: KARA
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
You’ve Cat to be Kitten Me!
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
*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
Why I Volunteer: Courtney
Courtney began volunteering with TAGS in the Fall of 2012. Since then, she has volunteered her time by coming up with several amazing fundraising initiatives, taking shifts at PetSmart and Pet Valu, doing home visits, taking pictures and writing content for social media, and, on top of all of that, she is a full-time foster parent. Read below to find out more about what
Samantha the Survivor
Pictured: Samantha with her foster siblings. Samantha is a two-year old Doberman mix who weighs approximately 40 pounds. Samantha has had a lot of ups and downs in her short life, and through them all she has emerged as a survivor: Samantha was hit by a car last year in Tennessee where she was living before she came to TAGS. A nearby shelter was called
Zero Assembly Required (Sort-of)
(Pictured: Luna) Written by Nick Iordanis I recently had a conversation with friend who said they cannot get a rescue and must get a puppy from a breeder so they can mould it into a well behaved dog. After picking my jaw up off the floor, I had a decision to make: Do I burst my friends bubble and tell him why he was
Where Do TAGS Dogs Come From?
Many people ask “Where do you get all of these dogs?” The easy answer is the pound. However, to be more precise, TAGS dogs come from one of three places (in no particular order): owner surrenders, local pounds, and shelters or pounds in the United States. However, before we can welcome a new dog into the program, we have to make sure we have
We are so thrilled for all of the pets who were adopted in February! Thank you to everyone who helped get these pets noticed on social media so they could find homes! Some interesting facts about this month’s adoptees… Snoopy was rescued from the Whitby pound. He’s a Dalmation mixed with a model! Although he’s now adopted, he remains our poster boy for our “Sponsor
Happy Tails: Justice and Thornton
This post was written by Jan Evinou Thompson, who is a true animal lover. She is also a rescue advocate and has her own online campaign to encourage people to adopt, not shop. She adopted two cats from TAGS earlier this year, Justice and Thornton. Thank you, Jan, for sharing this with us and for giving all of your rescues such a great home.
Possibly the Cheapest Microchip Clinic in the Toronto Area!
Yes, this is what many people say about The Animal Guardian Society’s very own Microchip Clinics. It has become a tradition now to offer inexpensive microchip services for pet owners in the Toronto and Durham Region area. We, as an animal rescue group know how important it is to microchip your pets. With the rather expensive options out there, we also know that many