Simba’s Story

Simba’s Story

B’ring! B’ring! B’ring! Time to start the day, mom! Oh, dear, you turned off the alarm? I’ll help you! A kiss on the cheek and a gentle bump with my snout:: yay, she’s awake! The day begins with breakfast and relief time in the backyard….

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16th Annual Rescue Reunion Picnic

16th Annual Rescue Reunion Picnic

ALL As Good as Gold member families and adoptive families are invited to attend with their well-behaved dogs (even if your dogs didn’t come from As Good as Gold or aren’t goldens). This year the picnic will be held at St. James Farm in Warrenville,…

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2020 Rescue Calendar Preview

2020 Rescue Calendar Preview

You’ve been waiting and we’re very happy to accommodate. The 2020 Rescue Calendar preview is now available!! You can view a full screen version here. 2500th rescue dog Penny graces the cover. Each month features one full page golden. And each month is filled with…

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Rescued Breeder Dog Karas Finds Her Forever Home

Rescued Breeder Dog Karas Finds Her Forever Home

This is Karas. I hope you remember me. I’m the 9 year old breeder dog that was fostered by Portia, and found my forever home a year and a half ago with Jack and Colleen Collins. A lot has happened to me in that time…

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Foods That Are Not Safe For Dogs

Foods That Are Not Safe For Dogs

Many human foods can be an occasional special treat or snack for your dog. Unfortunately, some foods that we would consider harmless are actually quite dangerous for your dogs. If your dog consumes any of the foods on the following list, contact your veterinarian or…

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Thanksgiving Eats for your Dog

Thanksgiving Eats for your Dog

It’s got to be a little rough for dogs on Thanksgiving—all the great smells, the platters piled high with food…it’s enough to make anyone drool. But fortunately for our canine friends, there are plenty of Thanksgiving foods that are perfectly pet friendly, if fed in…

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Order Gourmet Popcorn

Order Gourmet Popcorn

It’s time for one of our most delicious fundraisers of the year. Nom Nom Popcorn!!  But don’t let the name fool you. Yes, they have 80+ flavors of popcorn, but also offer nuts, beef jerky, pickles (yes, pickles) and more. Visit their website to see…

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AmazonSmile Promotion – 10X the usual donation rate

AmazonSmile Promotion – 10X the usual donation rate

Through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to As Good As Gold – Golden Retriever Rescue Of Illinois when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/90-0083192. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping.

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Lynfred Winery Wine Tasting 2018

Lynfred Winery Wine Tasting 2018

As Good as Gold will host a fall wine tasting at Lynfred Winery in Roselle, Illinois on November 29th, 2018. We’ll start at 6pm and wrap up at 8:30pm. Your ticket includes three wines (3-3oz pours), cheese tray and assorted breads. There will also be…

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Puppies from Puerto Rico

Puppies from Puerto Rico

As Good as Gold doesn’t receive litters of puppies very often, but when we do it is an exciting time for everyone!  They are so much fun to raise and watch develop into playful little ones.  My favorite fosters are litters of puppies; no matter…

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