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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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Wordless Wednesday: Hello? Hello?

“Hello? Hello? Trixie, sometimes I feel like you aren’t even listening to me!” –Quinton Poor Quinton. His foster sister Trixie is deaf!  Trixie was adopted in December, but Quinton is still looking for a home.  Are you interested in hearing what Quinton has to say?  Fill out an adoption application and come meet him!  This is a blog hop.You can check out other participating blogs by clicking

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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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All Dogs Are Working Dogs

Libby When I was speaking with my sister recently about her Yorkie, Libby, who is almost two years old, she was telling me how she finds Libby’s typically fearless terrier behaviour endearing. I got a sense that she believed it was just Libby specifically who has this “attitude,” so I thought I would make her aware of the background of Yorkshire terribles terriers. My

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Why I Volunteer: Nick

And Why You Should Too. Without a doubt, animal rescue is a morally righteous hobby. It is hard to disagree when you look at the state of animal welfare in our society, from general overpopulation, punitive training techniques, to puppy mills. But everyone finds their way into activities in different ways, and mine was purely self-serving. I grew up with a family dog. After

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The Cats of TAGS!

Happy Monday! Or should that say Meow Monday? Cat ladies—and gentlemen—this post is for you. Today we are featuring the cats of TAGS! They come in different shapes, sizes, colours and genders, but they do have a few things in common: all of these furry felines are litter-trained, spayed/neutered, have up-to-date vaccinations and are available for adoption through TAGS.  (Click on the image to view a

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January Adoptions!

Whew. Hard to believe it’s already February! TAGS has been having a busy but wonderful 2013 so far. When we weren’t hosting a Pub Night fundraiser or sending our adoptable dogs to college, our volunteers were taking two lucky dogs and their new families through the TAGS adoption process.  Click on the image to view a larger version.  Azrial, also known as Zee-Zee, is a ten-month-old sweetheart. TAGS

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