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
We have some AMAZING fundraising initiatives on the go right now and, as usual, several events to get excited about. Please share, share, share with your family and friends! We appreciate your support and it goes a long way. 1. SPONSOR A DOG: A one-time donation of $20 gets you a kit which includes a letter from the dog of your choice, stickers,
We need bingo volunteers! The Red Barn Charity Bingo Hall allows us to share in the proceeds from some of their Sunday bingo sessions, but we need to pull our weight, of course! This means that we need 4 volunteers for two Sundays a month. WHERE: Red Barn Charity Bingo Hall – 172 Wayne Court, Oshawa, ON L1G 3R2 WHEN: Some Sundays from 3:00-6:15p.m.
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
On Monday, January 20, TAGS was invited to The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College for “Blue Monday.” From Left: Brandy, Biscotti, Sheldon and Claudia are loving the attention! This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
Thank you to the Student Association at UOIT and Durham College for inviting us back for “Blue Monday” this year. Blue Monday is recognized as the most depressing day of the year, so the Student Association invited some of our dogs to come hang out with the students and cheer them up a bit. Our dogs and our volunteers had a great time!
Dear fellow volunteers, I simply do not say it enough – you guys are amazing! This weekend alone, this is what we have going on: PETSMART – Saturday and Sunday Every weekend we feature adoptable dogs at PetSmart Whitby, and some weekends we also have a booth set up at Pet Valu locations. This requires: – a volunteer to schedule the dogs who will be
2013 was our best year yet for the blog and for TAGS social media in general. It was the first year where we had a regularly updated blog, Facebook page, and Twitter account. We find these resources to be instrumental in helping animals find homes and couldn’t do it without your support! Thank you for liking, commenting, and sharing our content. We welcome any
This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs. *An 8-week training session is included in the adoption fee if you adopt from The Animal Guardian Society!
TAGS had a busy November! In addition to our regularly scheduled sessions at Whitby PetSmart and local Pet Valu locations, our volunteers were busy this month with several exciting events. Tags Dinner (November 16) TAGS hosted its volunteers and supporters on Saturday, November 16th for a dinner to celebrate its 26th year serving the Durham Region community. A silent auction was held which raised