2021 End Of Year Letter

Dear Golden Bond Rescue Supporter, With the COVID pandemic emerging in 2020, we were certain, or at least hoped, that 2021 would prove to be less challenging and dog rescue…

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End Of Year Holiday Letter

“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.” — Phil Pastoret   Dear Golden Bond Rescue…

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Dogs on Mars

Stranger in a Strange Land by Jeanne Spreen Three days, three weeks, three months. This familiar adage suggests how long it takes for a newly rehomed dog to acclimate to…

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Penny #2486

  Thank you Golden Bond for the 6 wonderful years we were able to have with Penny (GBR #2486). Penny came to us unsocialized to just about everything, including people and dogs, but…

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Plan B Rescues Six

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! We are so grateful for our GBR volunteers and their abilities to adapt and change course. This spring, our traveling  volunteers did just that…

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2021 Calendar Rules

Please read the calendar rules closely before placing your bid: This is the first calendar GBR has opened participation to all golden families, no matter where they live. The 2020…

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Ruby #3371

Ruby (#3371) is  a very sweet, pretty 16 month old, red female golden retriever who sadly has a liver shunt with related seizures. This is a serious issue and her…

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How To Choose A Dog Trainer

by Jeanne Spreen So you and Fido have decided to work with a dog trainer. Fantastic! Training can strengthen your relationship and deepen your bond, and the help of a…

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How to have a Dog Friendly Yard

 by Valorie Wiss If I had seen this article 18 months ago, I would’ve felt smug. I had the perfect dog yard because I’d been trained by a glorious Golden…

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Professor Yates: Long Road Home

Lessons learned from a resilient 90-pound golden by Vanessa Loverti As a volunteer Intake Medical Manager for GBR, you never know what situation is coming your way or which dog…

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Barley, now Lexie #3329

Barley (now Lexie) is doing great in her new home, she loves to chase her ball, and has lots of new toys that she plays with.  Lexie also gets to…

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Lucy #2462

I said goodbye to my sweet Lucy a few weeks ago.  Just a month or so short of 14 years old.  She had been slowing down and I knew her…

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What a joy Joy is!

When GBR caught wind of a neglected pup in the Eugene, Oregon area, they knew they had to act fast. A three-month-old Lab mix by the name of Joy was…

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Extra Protection For Your Dog

Don’t Let Your Golden Rescue Leave Home Without One by Jill Groves I want to take a few minutes of your time to tell you about a product I’ve been…

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Exercises You Can Do With Your Dog

Drop and Give Me Ten! By Nina, Editor in Chief of GarageGymBuilder.com Whether you like to exercise or not, it’s always better to have a training partner. If you are…

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Goodbye is the Goal

Adios, Au revoir, Auf Wiedersehen… By Gage Ziehmn Ardağ I know we’re a golden retriever rescue, but this time I think we can all take a lesson from the Kitten…

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Virtual Giving Christmas Tree

Help Us Decorate Our Virtual Christmas Tree Click here: I WANT TO DECORATE THE VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS TREE If you are on our mailing list, you will have received or will…

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Lucero, now Henry #2397

I’m very heartbroken to inform you that Henry crossed the Rainbow Bridge this past Friday 11/29/2019. According to my records he was two months shy of 14…a long life! He…

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Sherlock, now Maui #3077

Sherlock (Maui) arrived in the USA, dirty, very thin and very confused. Everything he knew was different: the language, the smell of the air, food… He arrived in Seattle late…

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Benny #2471

My Benny – My Hero What a life he led. Benny was rescued by Golden Bond from a shocking situation in Asia where he was abused. They found him in…

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