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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Donate to the Shyla Fund—Meet Shyla

When I visited Shyla at her foster home, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew that she was a sick dog with lots of problems, so I tried to prepare myself to see a depressed and weak little dog. Fortunately, Shyla’s condition hasn’t affected the way she sees the world. Shyla sees the world as if she has to make friends with everyone

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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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Useful Pet First-Aid Tips

You cannot predict when an accident will happen to your pet, but you can most certainly be prepared for it- especially as the cold weather and the holidays are approaching since the number of injuries usually increases at this time of the year. Remember these useful tips when you find yourself in this situation:  Pet First-Aid Course: November 11 Don’t panic. Staying calm and

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