Shines Brightest: Rosie Hood!
Rosie, the sweet 12-year-old GRRI Golden adopted by Adele Hood in September
2003, just passed her Canine
Good Citizen Test and has
Congratulations to both of them!
More Jagger News
Jagger, GRRI Golden and Port Authority Police Dog, will be featured in a video presentation
being compiled by
The Golden Retriever Foundation
(GRF), the charitable arm of
the Golden Retriever Club of America
The video highlights
the GRF's support of rescue organizations, and will be
shown at the
Golden Retriever National, to be held in
Los Angeles in October.
Help Finnegan Begin Again
Finnegan, who we estimate to be approximately 11-years-old,
is so well mannered that he must have been well cared for in
the past. But somehow, more recently, he wound up in a
Newark, New Jersey shelter.
After GRRI-NJ sprung him from the shelter in February, he
went home with Rebekah & Sam Massengill for much
needed foster care.
Rebeka & Sam saw right away that
Finnegan was sweet as pie -- and a white faced heart breaker.
His nails were so long that he couldn’t walk
properly, his coat was brittle and matted, he limped badly on one side due to
arthritis, and he was listless and depressed. In very
short order he also succumbed to a bout of kennel cough he'd
picked up at the shelter, and then had surgery to remove a
painful abscessed tooth that had been silently festering for
Now that all those
challenges are behind him, Finnegan's inner puppy is shining
through. He responds well to his name, loves to be
hugged. enjoys play time each evening with his toys,
and with the help of daily Glucosamine/Chondrointin
supplements, barely limps at all. He even occasionally
runs a bit outdoors.
sports, however, involve resting and eating. He loves
to snooze between a chair and ottoman underneath someone’s
legs, and of course, snuggled up in his bed. And any
kind of food inspires his interest – it’s not unusual to
find a big furry head suddenly next to yours when you open
the refrigerator to decide what’s for dinner!
Finnegan isn't a chewer, a jumper or a counter surfer.
He does just fine when left alone, and he's always glad to
sleep in on the weekends.
Finnegan is quite simply a perfect gentleman, just waiting for the perfect
call us at 973-208-7414 to find out more about how you can be a friend and help save a life by
becoming a GRRI-NJ Foster Home
for a homeless Golden Retriever.
You for Helping Us Help Them!
Farewell to ...
Chester, beloved GRRI Hospice Foster Golden of Mary
Jane & Sig Roethlin
beloved GRRI Golden of Bill & Olivia Bergner
Lynch, beloved GRRI Golden of Priscilla Lynch
beloved GRRI Golden of Cindy Lindeblad & family
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