dog safety

A Microchip Session in Photos

TAGS can microchip your pet for only $30 at various Pet Valu locations. Find out more about microchipping from this blog post or visit our website for microchipping dates. Promotional poster of one of our microchip clinics TAGS volunteers (and Boomer) waiting for customers TAGS bulletin board at the entrance of the clinic Needle (still in the protective cap) attached to a plunger gun

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks—What to Do If Your Dog Runs Away

Fireworks – CC image courtesy of bortescristian on Flickr New Year’s Eve is almost here, and so is snow and freezing cold! You have to leave the house with several layers of clothing just to make sure you won’t get cold. Does it sound familiar? Imagine if you are not prepared at all and have to spend some nights out there in a snowstorm.

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If the World Ends Today

5 Tips to Make This Day Useful 1. Take your dog for a long walk to the park (if the weather allows—read our cold weather tips for dogs) and give him some attention. Play some fun games with the ball or Frisbee. It’s good to spend some quality time with your pet not just because of some crazy Mayan predictions, but realistically, the holidays

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Great Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers

CC Image courtesy of ]babi] on Flickr With Christmas Eve just ten days away, some of you are probably finished shopping, have sailed right through wrapping and are now sitting by the fire admiring your Christmas tree, wondering what is taking Santa so long. But let’s face it: many of us are just starting! While everyone loves giving presents at Christmas, trying to think

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Summer Safety Tips for the Four-Leggers

Ashley Farrugia adopted Mulligan from TAGS in May 2011 and enjoys spending lots of time outdoors with him. Here she shares some tips for keeping a dog healthy and happy in our summer weather. This summer we have had quite a few days of the mercury rising over 30 degrees Celsius. While it is easier for us humans to keep cool (after all, we

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