#adopting a senior dog

Featured Adoptable Dog: Jasmine!

Our volunteer and foster mom Julie sent us some useful information about her new foster dog, Jasmine! Jasmine is a 65 pound St.Bernard mix who is estimated to be about 8 years old.  She has a beautiful face that beams love toward everyone she meets. Her deep, soulful eyes definitely have a way of pulling people in, and once she has them, she showers

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In the Defence of Quincy

Last Saturday, I had my monthly PetSmart shift. I was at the Whitby location with another volunteer and two adoptable dogs, Colt and Quincy. As usual, the dogs are what attracted customers over to the TAGS booth. Then, we humans took over, answering questions about the pets up for adoption, the adoption process and our need for more foster homes. It was a pretty

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August Adoptions!

Congratulations to all nine dogs who were adopted last month! Click on the image to view a larger version. Some Facts About the August “Adoptees” Chewie was named through a contest on our Facebook page. He got his name because the contributor thought he resembled Chewbacca! Shorty and Ruby are brother and sister! As seniors who came as a pair, it was difficult to

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June Adoptions!

They say every dog has its day, and this month, that was the case for nine TAGS dogs who had their luck turn around when they were adopted into new homes!  Please click on the image to view a larger version. We love hearing from our adoptive families to find out how their new furry family member is doing. Here’s what we’ve heard so

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Age Is Only a Number

When we started looking for a new dog, we had no intention of adopting a senior. Only 10 months before, but feeling way more recent, we’d experienced the tail end of years of watching our senior dog, Roxie, decline, until we ultimately had to make that tough decision all pet owners dread. Roxie on her last day with us. So when we were ready

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