Jax Square

“Very bright and curious!”  That’s how my foster dad describes me.  I’ve been the perfect house guest since I arrived a short time ago.  I sit before I get my meals or treats and am completely housebroken. I love human attention and willingly accept any type of handling. I made myself comfortable from the first night by snuggling in bed with canine foster sister Nell and Foster Dad, but I stay off all the other furniture in the house.  I chew on sticks that I find in the yard, but I never gnaw on anything inappropriate.

I love to play chase with Nell who is showing me what to do with the foreign objects called “toys”.  Leash walks are fun and a new experience for me.  I try not to pull and am very close to walking consistently in the heel position.  At thirty-three pounds I am not fully grown yet, but my size does not deter me from searching for hidden goodies on the counter when I observe that no one is looking.  Foster Dad said I am very sneaky and very intelligent too!  Running marathons with Nell in our big fenced yard is a golden dream come true.  It is always more fun having a playmate to join me in burning off some of my puppy energy.  After a busy day, I am content to stick close to Foster Dad and settle in for some pets and belly rubs.

I know I win the cuteness award with my big brown eyes, ever-wagging tail and whimsical ears.  I also guarantee that I will make you proud of me when I finish at the top of my glass at the obedience school we attend together.  I’ll even share my blue ribbon with you!


6 Months Old

  • Be at least 23 years of age

  • No children under 6 years of age living in your home

  • We primarily adopt goldens to families living within Illinois, Northwest Indiana, and the southern most counties of Wisconsin

  • If you do not own your residence or live in a condo, you will need a letter from your landlord or property management company

  • Provide excellent vet care for your dog(s)

  • Do not use an invisible fence

  • Are not over your town/county's pet limit

  • Have the knowledge and agreement of all adults living in the household

  • Be prepared to make a lifetime commitment

  • QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR POLICIES? All your answers in our Frequently Asked Questions section.

If interested please fill out our online adoption application form; please make sure you fill in every required field/question or your submission will not go through. Please note that we take time to learn as much as we can about each dog in our care and our bios are our current observations; we are unable to make any guarantees on the future health or temperament of your adopted dog. Most dogs in our care come with unknown pre-rescue history and as such breed and age estimates are an educated guess.

Available Goldens for Adoption