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Consider the Pet Sitter

By Nomi Berger Are you hesitant about planning a vacation because of your dog? Are you stopped by images of your cherished family companion in a boarding kennel run by well-meaning strangers? Consider another possibility: your dog, safe and snug at home, cared for by someone who’s qualified and experienced. Consider a pet sitter. Pet sitters are paid professionals who come to your home

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July Adoptions!

Congratulations to all of the pets who found homes this month! To Angel – Congratulations, you energetic girl! We know you must have had a confusing couple of months with us, after switching foster homes a couple of times, but as promised, it has all been toward the greater good. We hope you love spoiling your new family with love as much as they

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Sassy’s Situation

Meet Sassy! She’s a fun, energetic girl who loves, loves, LOVES attention. She is approximately 6 years old and is very friendly with people and dogs. She has already played up at the TAGS park with some other canines, big and little, and had a great time! Sassy’s situation has become dire and she urgently needs a new home. Sassy’s family has gone through

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Be Brave for Bedford

In just over a week, some of our volunteers will be heading south to Tennessee to volunteer at Bedford County Animal Control, a shelter greatly in need of assistance. The staff at Bedford County Animal Control have faced many hardships over the past year, and yet they continue to work tirelessly to help the animals in their care. Many of the dogs who have

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Why I Volunteer: KARA

Our featured volunteer this month is Kara Olsen. She has been a volunteer with TAGS since December 2013. By quickly accepting new roles and offering help wherever and whenever it was needed, Kara has already become a well-rounded, irreplaceable member of our team. Thank you for everything you do Kara! (The above photo is Kara with Big Bob. “He is the sweetest dog I

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