By Nomi Berger A puppy-proofed home is a pet-safe home whatever the age of your new dog. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be especially attentive to the sensibilities of former puppy mill dogs or “outside” dogs. They may never have walked on wooden floors, carpets or
By Nomi Berger A cat-proofed home is a cat-safe home whether your new pet is a newborn kitten or a fully- grown cat. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be especially attentive to the sensibilities of former “outside” cats, who may never have walked on wooden floors,
By Nomi Berger Have you thought of adding some new and different resolutions to your traditional New Year’s list? Have you ever thought of getting involved in the world of rescue, but didn’t quite know how? Here then, are twelve different ways – one for each month of the year – for you to resolve to make a difference in the lives of rescue
Congratulations to Rootbeer, Genny, Oscar, Rhudee and Ranger! We are so thrilled that you all found homes. Enjoy the new year, and your new lives! <> <> <> Thank you to everyone who supported TAGS throughout 2014. Our fundraisers, outreach events and social media campaigns would not have been successful without you! Thank you for helping us find homes for so many deserving pets.
This list was originally posted on thedodo.com and was written by Lindsey robertson. Read the article here. 1. You will save a life. 2.7 million dogs are euthanized in shelters each year. 2. Rescue dogs can make incredible transformations when they are adopted into loving homes. 3. Most rescue dogs are relinquished for reasons that have nothing to do with behavioral problems, and they are generally quite loving and
By Nomi Berger With the holidays approaching, it’s time to think not only about celebrating, but also about dog safety. Read below to learn about holiday health hazards for pets. To ensure that the season stays merry and bright, plan ahead and start early. Change the appearance of your home from everyday to holiday gradually, over a period of several weeks. This will allow
Once upon a time, in a town not so far away, a cat wandered into the right garden at the right time. The cat was thin, unhealthy, and evidently, homeless. But things were about to look up, way up. (Before you continue, be sure to read about the first part of her journey in A Tale About Hope.) <> <> <> Now that you are
Congratulations to Hope, Samantha and Zoe! They were all adopted in November. > We are very happy for Hope, as she was our only senior adopted during Adopt a Senior Pet Month. (Bonus: Read A Tale About Hope and Hope’s Happily Ever After.) > We are thrilled for Samantha, who has overcome a lot of obstacles to get her where she is today. > We
Sugar is a 2+ yellow lab mix who was adopted in June. Recently, her adoptive mom sat down to give us an update about how she is doing with her new family! Thank you Andrea for giving Sugar a wonderful home. Sugar has beautiful brown eyes and neat little patches around her eyes. She came from Tennessee and we adopted her through TAGS.
We are thrilled to announce, and quite honoured, that we are one of the rescues that will benefit from an amazing dance event being held in Richmond Hill on November 28th. Thank you SO much Scott, we can’t wait to see the show! Read the Media Release below to find out more about Dancing for Dogs! MEDIA RELEASE On Friday November 28th, 2014 the