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Why I Volunteer: Julie White

Julie started volunteering with TAGS last summer. In addition to the duties she mentions below, she has also helped the social media team by writing blog posts and taking lots of pictures of the adoptable pets for us to share on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Thanks, Julie!  It all started one day when we needed dog treats…. I walked into Pet Valu with

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2013

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

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Wordless Wednesday: Don’t Stop!

“Ahhhh yes, don’t stop, human!” This dog right here is Chester. He is available for adoption through the TAGS program. Are you thinking of adopting? Click here for pets available for adoption from TAGS. We might just have the perfect companion for you! Like what you see in Chester? Click here to fill out an application to meet him! 


Tucker’s New Life

Tucker (formerly Tanya) arrived at TAGS in November. Very often we see families moving away and not bringing their dogs along. Tucker’s case was the same. Suddenly she found herself at a very different place, and without her family. It was a big change for her, but she adapted quickly in her temporary foster home, thanks to her calm and loving nature. Little did

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Furry Friends 5K

  The Animal Guardian Society is participating in Intact Insurance’s Furry Friends 5K, and we would like to invite you to run or walk with us at this fun event! This race is a great opportunity to raise funds for local organizations. A portion of the proceeds will be shared by The Animal Guardian Society and Homeward Bound.  Please visit furryfriends5k.ca if you would

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Learn Your Mutt’s Breeds!

Even though you love your dog no matter his or her breed, it’s a lot of fun—and not at all expensive—to find out what breeds make up your dog. Knowing your dog’s breeds can also help you and your veterinarian anticipate and, in some cases, prevent breed-specific health problems—or, at the very least, help you save some money by purchasing insurance against them. (In

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