Sadly, our precious boy Oscar 2724, renamed Harry Lokker, passed away July 12, 2020, after giving us 3 years, 8 months, and 6 days of absolute joy.  When we adopted…

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Lucy was my constant companion and even in her last moments at the vet’s those amazing eyes never left my face.  She was bright, funny and could “leap tall buildings…

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We suddenly lost our gentle, sweet Stella to hemangiosarcoma after only having her in our lives for 10 months. Stella came to Oregon from China in early June 2019 with…

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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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I adopted Baahu. He was a 100 lb. Golden Retriever puppy approaching his third birthday in October. As an accomplished counter surfer, committed cat-chaser, and the best treat-taker ever, he…

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Murphy 3/25/2007-2/6/2020 With the deepest sorrow and broken hearts, we want to share our Beautiful Murphy (formerly Monte # 1872) crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on February 6, 2020 in…

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On Thursday Dickens suddenly became lethargic, thirsty, and lost his appetite. He had trouble getting up and walking. He rallied a few times, enough to make me think whatever it…

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We are heartbroken to have said goodbye yesterday to our best friend and family member, Chloe (#1837). We adopted her at age 4 in 2009 and she was the calendar…

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While we had already anticipated that our sweet Annie (GBR #2930)  was telling us it was time to let her go it still did not make it any easier.  She crossed the…

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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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In Honor of Tahoe 4/4/17-11/11/19 Tahoe was resilient from day one; born in China, the runt with a broken tail. She was named Honor by her incredibly kind-hearted rescuers and…

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Our pets lead us from patience, to love, and then to loss But it is always a journey worth taking. Overwhelming grief over the loss of our beloved Graham has…

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Homer McKague 2014-2019 We adopted Homer from Golden Bond in February, 2015. We had just lost our other Golden Bond golden, Duncan, after he died unexpectedly from cancer and we…

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When I was a little boy, I had a golden named Rocky that will always be a part of my childhood memories. He’s the reason I’ve loved animals, dogs, and…

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I’ve waited awhile to post this because it’s been so difficult. I lost my beloved Jack (GBR 2010) on June 1st to hemangiosarcoma. He was the sweetest boy and the…

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DUKE   JUNE 2009 – JULY 2019 It’s been an amazing 10 year journey with our exceptional dog Duke and sadly it has ended.    How do I even express all the…

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We adopted Bailey from you on January 26, 2008 when he was approximately 18 months old.  He was a wonderful, loving dog who had quite a few problems in the…

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Sunny B (aka Honey Bear), left us on May 30, 2019. She was 2 months shy of her 15th birthday. She came to live with us in May 2005 at…

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We wanted to thank you again for selecting us to take care of Eddie. He quickly became deeply integrated into our family and was loved by all who came into…

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Wallace went to the Rainbow Bridge just six weeks after coming to this country from China. He was not a healthy dog, but we didn’t know how bad off he…

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Marley was a wonderful dog and I miss her!  I feel lucky we got to be her parents. She was my retirement companion and we enjoyed so many hikes and…

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Earlier this month our handsome boy Sarge crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Sarge, also affectionately known as Sargie, Sargeman, the Barge, Big Guy, and more, came to White Whiskers Ranch (WWR)…

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When I applied for another Golden Bond dog 8.5 yrs ago, my needs were simple- I said I only wanted a goofball.  Enter Murphy. He was turned into a shelter…

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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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We adopted Gunther/Jake in July of 2018.  He was a truly beautiful dog inside and out, he loved every person he every met.  So far he was not too good…

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We always wondered what Rocky’s life was like in Taiwan. We know he was loved, he was such a wonderful dog. We fostered Rocky who came to us after being…

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RIP sweet Rex (T-Rex) #2732. We adopted this beautiful boy on January 28, 2017 and lost him to cancer July 21, 2017.                            I’ve struggled with his loss for several years…

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We adopted Lucy (Rusty #2587) in July 2015 (at the age of 8) from a wonderful foster mother in Corvallis. She was our second Golden Bond Rescue pup and a…

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We are sad to report the death of Gracie, our sweet, sweet golden girl. Gracie was 13.5 years old. She was aging gracefully, and we had hoped she would set…

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We lost Grace, the wonder dog, in August of 2018. Grace and her daughter (Rose) came to live with us in December of 2011 and instantly became part of our…

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