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:


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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.

Oct 12
Last Updated on 17 October 2012

It is with a truly broken heart that I tell you that Bear crossed the Rainbow Bridge today.

Read more: Bear

Aug 12
Last Updated on 12 November 2012



My Special Sponsors:
 - Bob Bollon and his G.R.I.N. girl Abby
 - Molly McVoy, in honor of Cathryne, another loveable over-the-hill G.R.I.N. rescue girl!
 - Don & Amy Bluedorn in emory of Sophie and
in Honor of Shania, our golden girl, former G.R.I.N. girl.
Gender: Female  Age:  10-12 years old

Read more: Rosie - 11042

Apr 12
Last Updated on 20 April 2012
orbitOur hearts are still broken over the loss of our beloved golden, Orbit.  He came to us at about 16 months from his foster family and crossed over the Rainbow Bridge at age 10 in August, 2011.  (He had been diagnosed with a rare cancer in his shoulder in May.)  He was our first G.R.I.N. dog, joing Max, our black lab mix.  Orbit was loyal, loving and a "stick to your side" kind of dog.  He filled our lives with such joy and happiness as only Golden's can.  We will always miss his sweet "smiling" face!  We know you're watching over us. 
- Chuck, Jody, Alexandra, Zack and Nick Sword -   April, 2012
Mar 12
Last Updated on 08 October 2012

Buster’s passed over to the rainbow bridge over the weekend.

Read more: Buster - 11031

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