Read As Good as Gold's response to COVID-19 and the "Stay-at-Home" Order
A Golden Gala – Cancelled

A Golden Gala – Cancelled

A Golden Gala – Mardi Gras scheduled for May 16th, 2020 has been cancelled and replaced by a virtual event. In light of the current state of the Covid-19 pandemic the Board made the tough decision to cancel our 2020 event. As you know this…

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Plans for the 2021 Rescue Calendar Are Underway!

Plans for the 2021 Rescue Calendar Are Underway!

2021 Rescue Calendar Monthly Page Photo Submissions…Cameras Ready! Midnight April 30 is the submission deadline for photos of and stories about your AGaG adopted or long term care foster dog(s) for consideration as a 2021 featured calendar page. All AGaG adopted or long term care…

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COVID-19 and “Stay-at-Home” Order

COVID-19 and “Stay-at-Home” Order

With all that has been going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and now Governor Pritzker’s “stay-at-home” order, we want to update you on what As Good as Gold is doing. We have a responsibility to our dogs, members and volunteers to keep them all safe…

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Heartworm disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is caused by a worm (Dirofilaria immitis) that is about 14 inches long. Dogs become infected through mosquito bites. The mosquitos carry the larva that they acquired from biting other dogs or coyotes. Heartworm live on the right side of the heart which…

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Child Safety Around Dogs

Child Safety Around Dogs

Most dog bite victims are children.  In many cases, the dog that bites is their own, a friend’s, a neighbor’s or a babysitter’s dog.  There are many things that a parent can do to reduce the risk of a dog bite.  Some of the ways…

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A Golden Gala

A Golden Gala

Join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year! A Golden Gala – Mardi Gras Saturday, May 16 Medinah Shrine Center – Addison 5-11 pm We are excited to announce that A Golden Ball is now A Golden Gala and this year’s theme is…

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Big Dog Raffle Tickets

Big Dog Raffle Tickets

One incredibly lucky winner will win a trip for 2 for only $100! If you win, which trip will you choose? Buy your ticket now (click on View Items for tickets) New this year!! For a little extra luck, you can pick your lucky ticket…

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Food Allergies in Dogs

Food Allergies in Dogs

Itchy skin in dogs is more than just a minor annoyance.  Red, oozing bald patches, rashes are a real discomfort to dogs.  The underlying cause needs to be determined so that these symptoms can be dealt with appropriately. Food allergies are one of the itchiest…

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Chicagoland Family Pet Expo Coupon

Chicagoland Family Pet Expo Coupon

COUPON MADNESS MEANS MONEY for As Good as Gold! For every coupon used, As Good as Gold gets a $1 donation! These donations add up quickly. If we are the rescue with the most coupons used, we get an additional $100 bonus!!! The Chicagoland Family…

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#GivingTuesday Gives Us Hope

#GivingTuesday Gives Us Hope

  As the holiday season and spirit of giving approach, As Good as Gold is especially thankful for the support of our members and friends. We love to jump in to help … sometimes on a moment’s notice … when a golden or golden mix…

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