Where do TAGS dogs come from?
~by Caroline, TAGS Volunteer You may wonder where our beautiful TAGS rescue dogs and cats come from. The answer is anywhere from Manitoba east to Quebec. By far the majority of our dogs and cats come from Northern Manitoba. They come from Northern Indigenous Communities where roaming dogs are the norm. Manitoba has the most reserves of any Canadian province at 63. Many are
Why I Foster
By Lesia, TAGS Volunteer It was never my intention to foster. I originally signed up as a volunteer for assessment and intake for dogs that were being surrendered by their owners. My own rescue was an owner surrender that I had adopted through TAGS and I was so impressed with the experience, I knew I wanted to be part of this organization in order
Should you Kiss your Kitty?
~by Nomi Berger~ Most cat owners I know admit to kissing their cat. It seems perfectly normal among cat lovers, but non “cat” people (not to mention my mother) seem to baulk at the idea. But the question is, is it safe to kiss your cat? If you have a healthy immune system and your cat is free of disease and parasites then giving
Catified Cats Are Satisfied Cats
˜by Nomi Berger The verb may be new to the vernacular, but it’s far from a novel concept in “certain circles.” That verb is catification. The creation of a feline-friendly environment catering to a cat’s natural instincts to climb and perch, rest and play. A “cats only” club whose members own their own space. Curious about catifying? Then, consider these suggestions. Since felines are
First Nations Project
∼by Carolyn Jewson∼ If you follow the TAGS website or social media you will have noticed a lot of dogs and puppies from Manitoba since November of 2017. You might be asking yourself why we choose to help these dogs over others. You may wonder why are there so many dogs? There is a crisis on First Nations reserves in Manitoba and in fact,
Senior Cats and Senior Citizens
~ by Nomi Berger Familiar with the axiom: “There may be snow on the roof top, but there is fire in the furnace”? Now, imagine it this way: “There may be snow on the fur/hair, but there is fire in the soul.” Not to mention a springy step, a feisty spirit and a loving heart. Describing both a senior cat and a senior citizen,
What a fantastic month! 17 adoptions!! Congratulations to everyone! Let’s keep the momentum going!
What a great month for adoptions! Congratulations to everyone!
January was a great month for adoptions! Congrats to all!
Congratulations to all on their adoptions in December 2017!