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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Heat Stroke in Dogs

Heat Stroke in Dogs

Warmer weather is finally here.  No more snow.  Now we must protect our goldens from extreme heat.  Summer days can be very hot and humid.  Our goldens like to run and play and can easily get overheated.  This article will give you some warning signs,…

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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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Plans for the 2020 Rescue Calendar Are Underway!

Plans for the 2020 Rescue Calendar Are Underway!

2020 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 2020 featured calendar page. All AGaG adopted or long term care…

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Epilepsy in Dogs

Epilepsy in Dogs

There are many golden retrievers who suffer from epilepsy.   Epilepsy is defined as seizure activity that is repeated over weeks, months or years.  A genetic basis is presumed based on pedigree analysis in golden retrievers.   Most dogs with genetic epilepsy will develop seizures between 1-4…

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National Pet Dental Health Month – Don’t Kiss Me, Your Breath Stinks

National Pet Dental Health Month – Don’t Kiss Me, Your Breath Stinks

Plaque is a slime comprised of bacteria, saliva and food particles which adhere to the teeth. Without preemptive care, this plaque mineralizes and forms tartar, which is the brown rock-like deposits seen on teeth.  If plaque is left untreated, your pet can experience pain and…

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Save The Date – A Golden Ball

Save The Date – A Golden Ball

A Golden Ball As Good as Gold Golden Retriever Rescue announces A Golden Ball, our largest fundraiser of the year, will take place at Medinah Shrine Center on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 5 p.m. This festive and entertaining evening kicks off with an open bar…

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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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November 27 – A Day of Giving

November 27 – A Day of Giving

Thank you for helping to change the lives of rescued goldens! Kaley was constantly leaking urine throughout the day and night causing urine scald and skin deterioration on her belly.  Her owner knew right away that Kaley needed expensive surgeries to correct this birth deformity,…

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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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