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My life has really changed in the last few months since Love Puerto Goldens rescued me from the streets, and sent me to As Good as Gold for safe keeping.  I love my new foster home where I am never hungry and have a nice crate to sleep in, but I am not so sure about the ‘white grass’ my foster mom calls snow.  Will I ever become accustomed to the ice between my toes?

I‘m so lucky to have foster sibs who teach me the ropes and grandkids to play tug and run with.  I know lots of commands like sit, wait, come and find it so relaxing to be brushed, groomed and petted.  I love my tennis balls and even play “roll and chase” by myself.  Recently I have discovered how entertaining stuffed animals can be.  I like to investigate what is inside each one, so I pull their insides out and when I am satisfied there are no treats inside I spread their remains throughout the house and move on to my next adventure.

My dark coat and skin condition has improved, but I still have some occasional itching which an antihistamine helps alleviate. I may always have a few bare spots here and there which I think adds to my charm.   My ears are a little thickened from past untreated problems, but the infections have cleared now and with proper care shouldn’t cause me any problems.  My doctor discovered tiny cataracts in my eyes.  They don’t affect my vision but may need to be addressed as I age.  Heck!  The good news is that I don’t even need glasses!

Foster mom told me that although she has had thirteen foster dogs before me, I am the one she will always fondly remember because I am adorable, loveable and oh so sweet.  I’m ready to find a forever family.  Are you ready for a furever companion?


4 Years 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