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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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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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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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 SOLD OUT!! (click on View Items for tickets) New this year!! For a little extra luck, you can pick your…

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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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Wine Tasting at Aspen Lane

Wine Tasting at Aspen Lane

As Good as Gold will host a fall wine tasting at Aspen Lane Wine Company Winery in Aurora, Illinois on November 15, 2019. A delightful evening is planned that includes four wine samplings, a hearty buffet along with beautiful raffle baskets and good times with…

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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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