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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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3+1 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

To all those who always wait until the last minute to get the Christmas presents: don’t worry, there is still some time. Thank God for the internet that can make all this hassle easy and quick. Not sure what Christmas gifts to give to a fellow animal lover? There are lots of options out there. Here, we will list 3+1 last minute Christmas ideas

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5 Reasons You Should Attend a Charity Yard Sale

Every year, TAGS organizes a yard sale. What separates it from other yard sales is the fact that at ours, all your money goes to charity. When you purchase something, keep in mind that it’s going to help sick dogs like Shyla, and it may even help fund our next trip to pick up a couple of puppy mill dogs. Everybody wins here—you get to

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A Weekend Family Program – Whitevale Spring Festival

Now that winter has finally given up trying to stay with us for the rest of the year, we must take advantage of the nice weather. If you’ve been planning on getting out of the house and doing something with the family, plan no more—the upcoming Whitevale Festival in Pickering is a great opportunity for a lovely family day. Everybody will find activities to

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How to Start Fostering with TAGS: FAQ

Are you considering fostering but don’t know where to start? TAGS volunteers and foster parents are ready to help you set up for your first experience saving a dog’s (or cat’s) life! How do I know if I qualify to be a foster parent? Do you love pets? Do you have a house or an apartment with enough space in it? Do you have

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Free Massage for Adopters

TAGS will lighten your mood!CC image courtesy of Denis Savard on Flickr Has all this snow and cold slowed you down, too?  We know the feeling, so one of our volunteers, Elaine Brien, decided to organize a yearlong contest for our adopters.  Elaine is a registered massage therapist working in a Whitby massage salon. Starting in February, she will draw one name a month

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Pub Night Fundraiser for the Dogs

TAGS had a really good year, both fundraising- and adoption-wise. But this is a new year now, and we have prepared fresh ideas to save more dogs and cats from high-kill shelters or pounds. Click on the image and like this event on Facebook! During times like this, when people think twice about where to spend their money, it becomes especially hard to receive

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