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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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Meet Molly

*Molly is listed on our website as a courtesy post. She is with Coonhound Rescue.*** Hi! I’m Molly. I am an 8 year old lady looking for a home. I am a Bluetick Coonhound, (possibly mixed with Hound) from Ohio. I am spayed, house-trained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats. Basically, I am happy to

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Why I Volunteer: Courtney

Courtney began volunteering with TAGS in the Fall of 2012. Since then, she has volunteered her time by coming up with several amazing fundraising initiatives, taking shifts at PetSmart and Pet Valu, doing home visits, taking pictures and writing content for social media, and, on top of all of that, she is a full-time foster parent. Read below to find out more about what

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Samantha the Survivor

Pictured: Samantha with her foster siblings. Samantha is a two-year old Doberman mix who weighs approximately 40 pounds. Samantha has had a lot of ups and downs in her short life, and through them all she has emerged as a survivor: Samantha was hit by a car last year in Tennessee where she was living before she came to TAGS. A nearby shelter was called

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February Adoptions!

We are so thrilled for all of the pets who were adopted in February! Thank you to everyone who helped get these pets noticed on social media so they could find homes!  Some interesting facts about this month’s adoptees… Snoopy was rescued from the Whitby pound. He’s a Dalmation mixed with a model! Although he’s now adopted, he remains our poster boy for our “Sponsor

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Happy Tails: Justice and Thornton

This post was written by Jan Evinou Thompson, who is a true animal lover. She is also a rescue advocate and has her own online campaign to encourage people to adopt, not shop. She adopted two cats from TAGS earlier this year, Justice and Thornton. Thank you, Jan, for sharing this with us and for giving all of your rescues such a great home. 

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Possibly the Cheapest Microchip Clinic in the Toronto Area!

Yes, this is what many people say about The Animal Guardian Society’s very own Microchip Clinics. It has become a tradition now to offer inexpensive microchip services for pet owners in the Toronto and Durham Region area. We, as an animal rescue group know how important it is to microchip your pets. With the rather expensive options out there, we also know that many

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