Read As Good as Gold's response to COVID-19 and the "Stay-at-Home" Order
Virtual Silent Auction is Live

Virtual Silent Auction is Live

To compensate for the cancellation of our largest fundraiser due to COVID-19, As Good as Gold is hosting a virtual silent auction. This event provides an exciting chance during your home confinement to engage in a bidding war over several auction items! You will find a…

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Should I Vaccinate My Golden Retriever?

Should I Vaccinate My Golden Retriever?

Vaccines are one of the safest and most cost-effective means of controlling infectious disease. There are several vaccinations which are considered core vaccines. The other vaccine options are considered non-core and should be recommended based on risk factors, life stage and lifestyle. This article will…

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Participate in our Virtual Auction

Participate in our Virtual Auction

To compensate for the cancellation of our largest fundraiser due to COVID-19, As Good as Gold is hosting a virtual auction in May. Register today with your credit card so you’ll be ready when bidding begins at noon on Saturday, May 9 until it ends…

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How To Clean Your Golden’s Ears

How To Clean Your Golden’s Ears

Your pet’s ears are very different than yours – inside and out – and many factors can lead to problems with your dog’s ears. Allergies to things in your dog’s environment (pollen, dust mites, mold, grass, etc.), also known as canine atopy; food allergies or…

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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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