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Featured Adoptable Dog: Chaco

Chaco is a sweet giant with lots of love to give. He’s been waiting for a forever home for nearly three years. He was found as a stray in Kentucky and was then placed in a pound. He was on death row when TAGS heard about him and rescued him. He knows that Canada will be the place where he will finally find a

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A Weekend Family Program – Whitevale Spring Festival

Now that winter has finally given up trying to stay with us for the rest of the year, we must take advantage of the nice weather. If you’ve been planning on getting out of the house and doing something with the family, plan no more—the upcoming Whitevale Festival in Pickering is a great opportunity for a lovely family day. Everybody will find activities to

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How to Prepare Your Dog for the Fireworks

This article originally appeared in our official newsletter for the month of May. To get more informative articles and sweet tales from the life of a rescue group, sign up for our newsletter today! Caution: Seasonal Noise Ahead The arrival of hot weather and national holidays (like Victoria Day) aren’t always reasons to celebrate. Especially for noise-phobic dogs. For them, hot weather means thunderstorms.

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Paws for Mental Health: Ontario Shores 2k Paws-a-Thon Dog Walk

                                     On Sunday, May 26, 2013, all are welcome to attend the Paws for Mental Health 2k Paws-a-Thon Dog Walk! Where/WhenSunday, May 26, 201310:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences700 Gordon Street, Whitby Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians experience mental

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Alternative Heartworm Prevention

After having my dogs’ blood taken for their heartworm screen, I was on pins and needles once again as I awaited the results. Getting the call that says our dogs are heartworm- and tickborne disease–free is always such a relief—especially because we don’t use our vet clinic’s recommended preventative medication. We had put our beloved previous dog on Revolution every year, believing it to

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Wordless Wednesday – Dawson’s Photoshoot

The winner of our Facebook caption contest is Dena Elliott! We all loved her sweet and witty caption (see below). Thank you to everyone who played. Don’t worry if you didn’t win this time—we have more contests like this coming up. Dawson (middle) was recently adopted! Check out which other pets got adopted in April! Click here. This is also a blog hop. Check

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