3 Years





Fast Facts
  • Retired from breeding, can be timid at times

  • Mentor dog required to help build confidence

  • Fenced in yard required

  • Weighs 54 pounds


Rubi is a retired breeding dog who is coming out of her shell and learning ropes of living in a home with people. She enjoys playing with her foster brother. She’s never had an accident in her foster home, which is unusual for a breeder dog. Rubi walks nicely on leash and has met children and been good with them. She does not like crates but is comfortable in a restricted area. Rubi has not engaged in any nuisance behaviors and is learning basic obedience behaviors in her foster home. She will be spayed and have a dental cleaning in mid-November. Her foster parents say she’s a sweet girl who is easy to handle.

  • 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