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An Adoption Tale: Chloe

After adopting her dog, Chloe, from TAGS, Nikki DeGroot decided to start volunteering for us! So not only has she given one deserving dog a great home; she’s also working to get great homes for so many more! Here she shares the story of her adoption of Chloe. I adopted my dog, Chloe, from TAGS in May. Chloe is one of the eight shepherd/retriever

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Kennel Cough What you should know

KENNEL COUGH The usual symptoms of Kennel Cough include a dry, “non-productive” cough. The dog sounds as if there is something stuck or caught in the throat and the coughing is an unsuccessful attempt to dislodge the object. Sometimes the coughing/gagging seems very violent. The episodes of coughing may go on for minutes at a time and then be repeated at intervals. Of course

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Great news!

Kathy Cook-Asling 10:14am Aug 17 August 16, 2011 08:30 ETNational Chain of Pet Stores to Stop Selling Puppies Announces Partnership With SPCA The “Every Pet Deserves A Home” Pet Adoption Program TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Aug. 16, 2011) – PJ’s Pets and Pets Unlimited have announced that they will no longer sell puppies in any of their stores. As of September 1st, their focus will

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Removing Ticks

Removing Ticks Spring will be here soon and the ticks will soon be showing their heads. Here is a good way to get them off you, your children, or your pets. Give it a try. Please forward to anyone with children… or hunters or dogs, or anyone who even steps outside in summer!! A School Nurse has written the info below — good enough

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Two Sisters finding a home

Katy and Gracie traveled a long way to get to The Animal Guardian Society.  Gracie came to us with a deformed foot but surprising it didn’t stop her from running like the wind! It was clear from the start that these two sweet Setter mixes were bonded.  Each went to a different foster homes and several weeks later were reunited at the dog park. 

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Ian Dunbar’s Bite Assessment Scale

Level 1- Dog growls, lunges, snarls-no teeth touch skin. Mostly intimidation behaviour. Level 2- Teeth touch skin but no puncture. May have red mark/minor bruise from dog’s head or snout, may have minor scratches from paws/nails. Minor surface abrasions acceptable. Level 3- Punctures ½ the length of a canine tooth, one to four holes, single bite. No tearing or slashes. Victim not shaken side

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LOST DOG

LOST DOG Photo of LoganName: Logan Species: Dog (Canine) Sex: Male Size / Weight: Medium / 20.0 lbs Date of Birth: Jun 6, 2004 Coat Type: Short Smooth Coat Pattern: Tricolor Coat Colors: Black / White & Tan Tail Type: Curled Breed: 50% Mini Husky50% Pomeranian Declawed: No Identification: Logan is 5yrs old Born June/20040005456 (Tag)LOGAN (Tag) Date Lost: Oct 6, 2009 Last Seen:

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