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


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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 30 September 2014

I was at work 4 yrs ago and a mass email came out saying GRIN needed foster homes BAD.  I went to the website and seen him "HANK".  I immediately called and said "can I foster Hank?"  There was something deep in his eyes that spoke to me.  Then the call to my husband, Jack came and I had to talk him into getting a foster dog.

Read more: Hank

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

Sep 14
Last Updated on 22 September 2014



Update Message - WARNING graphic photos!
My Special Sponsors:
Sarah Fix; Marissa Gibson; Anna Elizabeth Shepard; Staci Duffy; Sandy McDavid; Nancy Kantura-sending many prayers; Gail Arndt- in memory of my dad, Maggie, and Norman; Fran Alabise; Bonnie Sweebe; Rose Nolan and Miss Molly-love and speedy recovery; Joannie Layne; Amanda Perrin; Norma & Buddy Bates; Elsa Cave; Nadine A Kowal; Christine and Don Gibbons; Vincent Detore; Helen Headlee; Melissa Woodrow; Ken and Pat Martell; James Morrison; The Stang Family and their golden Murphy; David Schutter; Karen Hardy; Linda Marsh; Claire Olson; Laura Vernon; Angela Nadine Harwood; Tim Burns; Melinda Kielmeyer; Melinda Taggart; Kelly Cameron and Diane Kanney; PK Weston; Carol and Jerry Chenoweth; Virginia Backus; Pamela Farr; Shane Ostrowski; Roberta Curtis; Don and Christine Howlett; Sherry Bradley-Zylak; Rich and Kellie Walters; Sandra Ling; Jennifer Forshey, John Butler and their golden Sid; Tracy Sadowski; Dr. John Osheka; Randy and Debbie Wetzel; Melissa Rohrer; Sally Hale; Donna Smith; Susan Wallace; George Meszaros; Kari Eisenacher; Lisa Gerrety; Nancy and George Chase; Amanda Lemp; Kim Hoffman and Buck; Tracy Millican; Beth Lautensleger; April Chapman; Marie R Patten; Ellen Homlong; Jim and Barbara McNamee; Denny, Carolyn and Addie Anne Krieder; Christine Harris; Mary and Jim Kacmar; Carrie Stewart; Nora Wilcox; Linda Vantaggi; The Kiester family; Karen Donnelly; Dave and Sherry Vanderneut; Nancy Booth; Kathy Bernat; Debbie Miller; Sydney Waring; Bob and Anne Patram; Barbara McKown; Stacy Kiser; Miriam Kuhl; Terri Fernandes; Carlene Williams; Rae Reinhart; Roseanna Frankowski; Cynthia Meeder and family; Fred and Ginger Pribble; Debbie Bornes; Kevin and Christine Wood; Jessaca Brickley; Richard and Vaun Billman; Jan Nawalaniec and Christina Goloversic; Scott Jones;  Shari Walliker; Tony and Toni Coniglio
Gender: Female  Age:  8 years old

Read more: Bryn - 13045

Nov 13
Last Updated on 14 November 2013

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

Read more: Max

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