God saw that you were getting tired,
And your cure was not meant to be.
So He put His arms around you
And whispered, "Come with me."
A Golden heart stopped beating,
Adoring eyes went to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove
He only takes the best.
- Carol Aberst


If you're a G.R.I.N. member or had a G.R.I.N. dog and would like to submit your tribute for this page, send your story, along with pictures to:


Rainbow Bridge Tributes

P.O. Box 24365

Cleveland, OH 44124

or email them to: Rainbow Bridge

Please include a SASE if you'd like your pictures returned

If you would like a printable copy of the Rainbow Bridge poem, please click on the following link: Rainbow Bridge Poem

We all know there comes a time when our faithful and beloved companions must cross the Rainbow Bridge. The following are tributes to these wonderful creatures.

Sep 14
Last Updated on 11 September 2014

We lost a very special golden last night.  Abbey came to us when she was 7 and we had her for 8.5 years.

Read more: Abbey

Nov 13
Last Updated on 14 November 2013

Our sweet boy, Max, was diagnosed with bone cancer in early October 2013.

Read more: Max

Nov 13
Last Updated on 11 November 2013

Just wanted to let you know, that four more golden paws went to heaven on Saturday. Our sweet Gretchen who we adopted in June 2005 was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer back in February and was given 2 to 3 months to live.

Read more: Gretchen

Oct 13
Last Updated on 08 October 2013

In early June 2007, we lost our first GRIN dog, Bosh.  We were devastated.  Never again would we put ourselves through that kind of heart ache.  At the end of June, Lynette Wright contacted us asking if we would foster Nellie.

Read more: Nellie

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