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In Memory of our beloved friends....

Just this side of Heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. 

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food and water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable. All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.

The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing: they miss someone very special to them; who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. The bright eyes are intent; the eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to break away from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster. YOU have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together......."

(~Anonymous)

"...Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you...I loved you so - 'twas Heaven here with you."
---Isla Paschal Richardson

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2010

Yogi

I regretfully am writing to inform you that yogi (known to GBR as Elsa's orange boy) passed away last week. There was a huge mass in his belly that was inoperable. We had scheduled after much discussion with our vet to have him humanely put to sleep but he went on his own time the morning of the day the appointment was scheduled.

We adopted Yogi for our son when he was 2 years old and he will be 10 soon. He was the first best friend, true love and first true heartbreak to both our kids.

We enjoyed the almost 8 years of love and happiness he brought to us and our kids and he will be greatly missed. Thank you for continuing to do all you can for this great breed.

Dana Poss  (Kapeghian)
201012/16/1

 

Amanda

We adopted Amanda from Golden Beginnings in October of 1999. She was 1-2 years old, terribly emaciated, heartworm positive, had bad hips, and a couple of infections. The plan was to provide foster care for her as we had recently lost our beloved Australian Shepherd at age 11 and we didn't think we were ready to adopt. We lived in The Woodlands  at the time and Amanda was in Katy. The second we saw her with her slobbery tennis ball hanging out of her mouth, we fell in love.

Amanda officially became ours soon after and we loved her more than words can describe. This past weekend she lost her life to cancer after being diagnosed only Tuesday. I was in Hawaii and flew home overnight to be with her. I was terrified that I wouldn't make it in time, but she hung on a gave me the gift of 5 more days. I spent every minute with her, nursing her, and even sleeping on the tile floor next to her bed as she was no longer able to go upstairs to my bed. I know she stayed with us as long as possible as she spent her entire life doing just that. Our vet came to our home when her time came and we held her and stroked her as she went to Heaven.

Thank you Golden Beginnings. My life would not have been nearly as wonderful had I not shared it with the precious angel girl known as Amanda.

Jennifer Horn (Prock)
12/8/2010

 

Bosley

It is with heavy heart that we write to inform you of our 10½ year Golden Retriever, Bosley, passing away Sunday, November 14th from a cancerous tumor on his prostate. Bosley was adopted in June 2010. Knowing that he was a Senior Citizen, we planned on giving Bosley the best experience for his remaining days we possibly could and that is in fact what we did. Bosley was the epitome of a golden retriever. He was either chasing squirrels, carrying tennis balls/stuffed toys or our socks around in that gentle "white faced" mouth or relaxing in the pool at his leisure. Bosley brought so much joy to our lives with his funny human like personality. He was such a wise, loyal & dedicated companion. He didn't miss any opportunity to follow from room to room, help with dinner preparations or looking on during shower time.

   

Whether you have your Golden for 6 months or 6 years it doesn't make their passing to Rainbow Bridge any easier. Thank you Golden Beginnings for the opportunity to have been fortunate enough to have such a gentle, yet humorous soul part of our lives. He will be greatly missed by all that he touched except for the local squirrel population!

When no would else could care for me,
You gave yourself unselfishly.
A warm house with lots of love,
I knew you were sent from up above.
My wagging tail and smiling face,
...Unconditional love for any race.
My time has come to leave this home.
I will be pain free and eager to roam.
Kirsty-Lee & James, you will see me,
I will be waiting so patiently.
By the pearly gates I'll be
with all my furry friends you see,
In heaven until you come to me.
"Written by Diane Sutherland-Leggett for The Norvells"

Kirsty-Lee & James Norvell
11/23/2010

 

Cody

Dear friends.

In 1999 we brought Cody into our family through Golden Beginnings. He had been shot and lost a left leg & shoulder. Despite missing a front leg, Mr. Cody was very active, chasing the odd squirrel, raccoon, or possum in the back yard. Even at Age 14, he was still able to take walks and lay down on his porch out back.  What a great dog and wonderful friend.

Two months ago he got to where he could not move easily and could not take care of his self. When it got to the point that I had to pick him & take him outside to urinate, I had him put down by our vet. I held him in my arms and talked to him softly as he went quietly, which was pretty much the way he lived.  Anyhow, in 2004 we found 8 dalmatian puppies abandoned on our ranch. I kept one & Mr. Cody raised it as his own. He raised a great pup. She and our other rescued mutt, uncle wheeler missed Mr. Cody and grieved for 3 or 4 days following his separation from the family.

I just wanted to say thanks for bringing Mr. Cody into our lives and hope you continue the good work enriching the lives of families and those pups rescued.

Rick Tullis
10/16/2010

 

Lucy

I had to say goodbye to a very dear, dear friend of over 15 years. I had to help Lucy cross the bridge tonight. It was by far the hardest thing I've had to do in my entire life. At over 15 1/2 she had a great run and I was honored to share almost all of these years with her. She was my first Golden and the reason I fell so hopelessly in love with the breed and got involved with the rescue. She was also the best dog I have ever had. She left for the bridge peacefully cuddled in the arms of the one who loved her the most. I will miss her so much.

Jeff
10/12/2010

 

Nelson

On September 15th Nelson passed away. It was probably the saddest day of my life. He died at home. While on the phone to the emergency vet, Nelson got up to be next to me. That's when he took his last breath. The fact that he was that sick and still wanted to be with me was amazing. If I had known he was going to die at that moment, I would have hung up the phone and held him. I will always be haunted by that.

Having him in my life was such a joy. Everyone who ever met Nelson, loved him. He was the talk of the town.
I miss our twice daily walks. I still have three jars of peanutbutter to give him his many pills with. I know that my big boy is out of pain now and in a better place. Unfortunately, that does not stop the pain. He had a big heart, in more than one way.

I want to thank all of you for letting me be his mom for the last sixteen months. He was a sweet, sweet boy.
Enclosed is Nelson and Holly last Christmas with Santa Claus. He didn't fit on Santa's lap though.


Thank you, Amanda Holt
9/27/2010

 

Honey

A precious life and lessons we learn.

How do we learn? By experience or by reading and absorbing what we read. I thought I would relay a lesson that I learned from a wonderful Golden Retriever companion the past 14 plus years.

On Jan 1, 1996 we lost out first Golden Retriever, Hallie, at the age of 9 to a stroke. Heartbroken, we called her breeder, but her entire next litter was already sold and it would be several months before another litter would be available. We started looking and found a family that had a litter and Honey became part of our family on Jan 14, 1996.

A typical Golden Retriever she became. Always wanting to please whoever was around and always wanting to be the center of attention. She never complained and she always had a smile on that wonderful face. At the age of 9 Honey’s face was turning gray, but she was still a puppy at heart. She still aimed to please and fetch her tennis balls. The pool was hers and if the back door opened, she was in that pool wanting company to throw her balls so she could bring them back to be thrown over and over again. Many afternoons we would count to 100 fetches and she still didn’t want to quit.

The fall of 2008, Honey at the age of almost 13 was showing her age. She had slowed down, but was still our baby. We received an e-mail about some free puppies. Half Yellow Lab and half Great Pyrenees. The pictures of these puppies looked just like Golden Retrievers and got my attention. We made a drive to the country to see them. Well, needless to say, Stella came into our home the end of September of 2008.

The 6 week old puppy came into Honey’s life and became her pal immediately. I was amazed at what another furry pal around meant to the old girl. For 23 months they were buddies and I believe that the puppy being in Honey’s life added to her life these past couple years.

On Tuesday 8-31-2001 at 4 AM we herd Honey bark from the family room where she usually slept. Honey was trying to move and get up, but she could not. She had messed herself and was more concerned about not being on the carpet then she was about herself. She didn’t understand why she couldn’t move. We cleaned her up and attempted to help her stand, but the back legs were not functioning and the front legs were not strong. The Vets office wouldn’t be open for a few more hours so we lied down with her and comforted our old girl. A few feet away was her pal, Stella. Stella watched with a sad and concerned face. Stella knew something was wrong.

The visit to the Vet’s office was as expected. Honey had had something happen and we got to say our good byes. It was a very sad experience, and we will miss that smile and that loving Golden Retriever.

The lesson I learned this past couple years that I would like to share with the Golden Beginnings group is this: People, like dogs, need friends. The new puppy in the end of 2008 brought out the old puppy in Honey. I firmly believe that Stella added several months to Honey’s life. She was active to the very end. One of the traits that I will miss the most is this: Honey used to follow me into the master bathroom and if I reached for my bathing suit that old girl would get so excited. She would wag her tail and start to pant. “Oh boy!, it’s swimming time” as she walked to the back door.
 

       


Golden Beginnings is a wonderful group. Every person that Linda and I have had any dealings with has been so helpful and very friendly. A lot like the dogs they save. Linda and I would like to sponsor this years “senior parade” at the annual picnic. We would like to dedicate the parade to our Honey. For every senior in the parade we would like to donate $10.00. So, get those seniors out this fall. The more the merrier. Prior commitments will keep us from attending this year, but Honey had such a great time last year I feel she will be there in spirit.

Attached are a few pictures of our Honey. We miss her everyday. I don’t know if anyone has seen this web site or not, but I really liked its message. http://www.upgradereality.com/a-dogs-purpose-from-a-6-year-old

Enjoy.
Sincerely, Matt & Linda Groner
9/10/2010

 

Jessie

Our beautiful, sweet Jessie went to the bridge on July 21 after a two month battle with cancer. She started showing symptoms in May and what we initially thought was Vestibular Syndrome turned out to be a brain tumor that caused her to lose the ability to stand up and walk.

Jessie came into our family in May of 2006. She was about six years old at that time. We know nothing of her early years, only that she was rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and landed in a shelter in Lake Charles, LA. Golden Beginnings "saved" her at that point, bringing her to Houston and giving her operations on both back legs in spite of the fact that one vet had recommended euthanasia.

We are eternally grateful to this wonderful organization for not giving up on our Jessie, for giving her five more years of life and for giving our family the opportunity to embrace this lovely creature. Hugs go to Margaret and Bruce, Jessie's foster parents who nursed her through the operations and gave her all that good loving before we came into the picture. She loved you back until the end.

It was an honor and privilege to have had Jessie as a member of our family for the past four years. We only pray that we gave her as much joy as she gave us.

Miss you so much our beautiful girl.

Roy, Gaynel, and your Golden brother Jackson
7/24/2010

Lucy (aka Lacy #21)

Dear Golden Friends,
I hope that I am strong enough tonight to share with you the most distressing news. My Lucy, in your books Lacy # 21, died in my arms on March 10, 2010, due to kidney failure.

Writing this note to you, seems to make it official, no matter what I made myself believe, that Lucy is gone, gone ahead of me, across the Rainbow Bridge, like many of my other Four Legged Children and friends. I am so distraught that she is gone. More than likely we all have experienced the loss of a so very much loved being. Oh, I miss you so, Lucy I love you.

Sheri Anderson, at that time president of GBGRR, made Lacy available to us on 7/21/1999. Lucy, as we named her, became the love our lives, as well as Jacque's life, a Golden Retriever we adopted a year earlier. Lucy in return loved Jacque, but the lady that she was, would not be easily persuaded to show her feelings. A face and ear licking, however, showed Jacque how grateful she was for his attention. Both complimented each other in wonderful ways for 10 loving years.

Lucy liked to cuddle with Jacque, patrol our garden by the lake, take long walks in earlier days, sail on a 30' yacht on Corpus Christi Bay, bark at the dolphins we encountered on the bay, and just be the most wonderful companion anybody could wish for. She was loving towards all humans, dogs and cats alike. I strongly believe that I never, in the few years allotted to me, will encounter another loving being like Lucy.

My husband, Dietmar, and I thank GBGRR for the privilege of loving a little girl named Lacy.
Flora Graf
7/8/2010
 

 

Lilly

It is with a heavy heart that we have to say that our beloved 7 year old Golden Retriever, Lily Ann, has gone on to Rainbow Bridge. Lily was adopted in February of 2005. She was always happy and had a way of making everyone around her happy. It was absolutely impossible not to love her. Lily's favorite things included  swimming, fetching balls, playing with stuffed toys, taking car rides and boat rides, and cuddling. She always greeted every human she encountered with a lick and a smile.

She suddenly stopped wanting to eat in March. Initially, we tested for gas, blockage, and did blood work. All came back normal. When her condition worsened, the vet conducted a barium test followed by exploratory surgery on April 2. He noticed that her liver did not look the way it should have. A few days later, we got the news that a biopsy indicated that Lily had Hepatic Sarcoma, cancer of the liver. Chemo and radiation have not been successful with this type of cancer, so it was off to a holistic vet to try something else. Over the next 5 weeks, Lily's condition seemed to improve... she was not her old self, but she had energy, wanted to play and was still very happy. Unfortunately, the week of May 17th, Lily's condition worsened. She became very lethargic, quit eating completely, and her stomach started to become distended. We were faced with the nightmare of having to consider putting her to sleep. After much thought and conversation, we made the heartbreaking decision to let her go. On May 24, 2010, we held paws with our precious baby until she took her last breath and crossed over to Rainbow Bridge. She is in a much better place now, and we will never forget her loyal, loving personality.

 

 

 

Jean and Bob Stolting
Amanda and Scott Ekeland
Jennifer and Scott Nicholas
6/21/2010

 

Sammy

We adopted our beloved Golden Retriever Samson from you in 2000 when he was 8 months old. He was an owner turn in with his "sister" Delilah. Sherri was his foster mom, not sure if she is still around.

Samson was diagnosed with cancer in May at the age of 10. He quietly passed away at home on May 28, 2010 with his people around him. We just want to thank you for blessing us with this wonderful being.

Samson was the epitome of a golden retriever. He was beautiful inside and out. He had a puppy face even at the age of 10, and was the most gentle, caring, kind and loyal soul we have ever known. We have been active in rescue since 2000, and Samson was our doggy ambassador to all the dogs coming in and out of our home. He never met a person or an animal he didn't love. He was also our guard dog, even though he didn't have a mean bone in his body, he barked like a Rottweiler. :) I was going to take him in on Friday to put him down, because I knew it was time, so myself, my son Noah and my husband Jason all said goodbye to him the night before. We have had Samson since Noah was 15 months old, and he is now almost 11. When my son and I woke up Friday morning, he was in our room, dying by his bed on the floor. He knew it was ok to go, and wanted to do it his own way. He also had a talk with our English Bulldog Dawn, who has now taken over his watch dog status. :)

Thank you guys so much for gifting us with this beautiful creature. We will definitely have a hole in our hearts now that he is gone.

Alicia, Jason, Noah and Jonah Ziman
6/11/2010

 

Butler

l of 2002, he was at that time 4 or 5 years old. He was a big guy yet so sweet and gentle and he quickly learned the skills and aptitudes to become Delta Society certified and become a therapy dog in hospitals. He was tall enough that he could lay his head on a hospital bed and visit with the patient. He made a hit with Golden Beginnings too as he received the most votes for the Christmas photo contest. Remember the wet Golden sitting next to the remnants of a Christmas tree decorated with beach debris. That beach was his favorite as each summer he traveled back to Nantucket with us to hang out. He became very proficient in surfing once he overcame his fear of the Atlantic surf and tides. He really was a special dog who loved riding in the car and traveling and because of that he was known by many and was a great ambassador of Golden Beginnings.

I still laugh when I think of my request for a Golden rescue to be a small female and red in color and was told that the big red male named Butler was the match for me. The cancer that over took him made its move suddenly and fortunately did not cause him great discomfort and he left us with the same dignity that he had when he came into our life. I cannot say enough about him as he was my buddy and I miss him tremendously, even yesterday someone asked about him and remarked about his therapy qualities. Someone’s loss and my gain.

 

 



Annie Menz Montgomery Tx
4/20/2010

 

Molly (aka Punkin)

We’re heartbroken to report that our beautiful, sweet Molly (aka Punkin) who we adopted in September 2007 passed away in our arms this past Sunday morning. She had gotten extremely ill the previous weekend and had to be hospitalized for a high fever, and her liver and spleen were enlarged. We discovered she had out of control diabetes, which had not shown on her most current checkup this past fall, and found out on Saturday that she also had cushing disease. The radiologist did an ultrasound and found her pancreas and adrenal glands both had suspicious nodules, which appeared to be possible cancer. Our vet, Dr. Ping, called early Sunday morning and said that we were losing her and felt we should come immediately. Prior to the past weekend, we had no clue she was so sick…no symptoms.

We miss her terribly. She was so precious. Here is a wonderful picture of her in the backyard by the pool.

4/14/2010
Don & Ila K.
 

Brodie
1998-2010

This is really hard to write, it truly is, but I wanted to write my memorial of dear, sweet Brodie who went to the Bridge on April 10, and whom we all miss so very terribly

We will remember Brodie as a super exuberant boy, loving meeting people all the time and living to run and fetch the tennis ball whenever he had the chance. We gave him the longest runs in the field, swinging the tennis racket to get the ball out there for him, as often as possible. The tennis racket was a fixture in the car, not to be left behind. He was so perfect with his "Come" command, he learned in the field, he ran back faster when he heard it as he knew he would always be rewarded with a treat on that run. He still had puppy in him for most of his life, being excited to meet new people and bouncing around on his walks. He was an easy going foster brother, helping with the short term fosters we took care of and gave us, along with Kyley his older brother, our devoted love of goldens.

He was our best friend and a really fun dog to live with. He was even trotting along on his walk in the morning of his last day, wagging his tail meeting another dog, before he succumbed to the cancer in the evening. We were so very lucky to have had him be part of our lives, and we will always love him.

Christine C. & Brian N. & Brie
4/13/2010

 

Doc

The Late Doc
by Sheila Gurwitz

It is with a heavy heart that I write to say that Doc crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on Monday evening, March 1st. For those of you that didn’t know, in August he was diagnosed with two brain tumors and underwent 21 radiation treatments by the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists. The larger tumor was at the bottom of the cerebellum and the smaller one at the base of the brain stem. This caused a 35-45° head tilt and gave him trouble controlling his hind legs/feet. His ‘comfort’ through all of this was his green fleece ‘man’ toy which he dearly loved.

On Valentine’s Day 2004 Doc was adopted by Sandy, an Australian Shepherd/Golden mix, the late Abby, my Golden that made it to 15, and I. His prior owner had passed away. He became a Caring Critters therapy pet in September 2004. He and Sandy each made a couple of CC visits every month to a nursing home and Krause. You may remember Doc as the parking lot greeter at workshops from 2005-2009. Doc and Sandy also visited Grandma and the other residents at her nursing home whenever possible.

When Doc was first adopted he was afraid to go on walks or ride in a car, but soon they became two of his favorite things to do! Like all Golden’s, Doc loved to eat, walk around with a soft toy in his mouth, or play in the water. At home Doc could usually be found with his nose up against the storm door barking at the sighting of a bird, cat, fallen leaf, car or person on the street. He also liked to carry the newspaper around and sometimes took it out through the doggie door and left it in the backyard – I swear he was trying to make me think I was losing my mind. I had to be careful on morning walks that he didn’t pick up people’s newspapers along the way! And let’s not even talk about a Kleenex left within reach…

Doc was extremely afraid of storms and reacted to the change in barometric pressure by climbing into the guest bathtub and trying to ‘dig to China’. Sometimes he tried to dig out so intensely, he tore off his nails and the red streaks made it look like a crime scene. But at nighttime he became an 80+ pound vibrator and wanted only to be under the pillows and my body in bed.

Doc and Sandy were very good sports about sharing their house with all the other dogs I pet sit. During the holidays there were sometimes 6 extras – quite a houseful! Doc liked to fake the others out during mealtime by pretending there’s someone at the door and then would eat all their food when they went to check it out. He also let them know the toys belonged to him and would take fleece toys right out of another dog’s mouth! Beau, a lab mix who used to visit, could hold 3 toys at a time - only to have them all be taken away. Doc definitely had a personality all his own! In addition to his many antics, he will be fondly remembered for the way he’d lie down with both hind legs going straight forward making him look like a turkey (photo above).

He brought so much joy to our life and that of everyone he met during his Caring Critter days. I was thankful for the extra months I had with him after we learned of his brain tumors. I’m so glad I was able to spend so much quality time with him at the end (amen to retirement). Toward the end, his favorite pastime was lying on the floor being loved on while I lay on the couch. We got a lot of this in during the recent Olympics! If I’d stop touching him, he’d lift his head for me to continue.

When it was time to put him down he had his head in my lap for comfort, security and loving.
(A Kleenex please!) My gentle, loving boy went quietly across the bridge to meet his old friends, Abby and Cody and so many others. I had him cremated with his green ‘man’ toy so he’ll forever feel secure. His oak urn is now on my mantle with Abby and Cody’s. Someday, I’ll be cremated with all my great kids who brought so much joy to my life.

I want to thank all of you for your love, support and prayers during his recent illness. He will forever be in my heart and that of Sandy. Now, we’re waiting on Golden Beginnings to find us our next family member because we know this is what Doc would have wanted. So I go from a golden ending to ‘Golden Beginnings’, but I’m happy to wait a very long time to write my next guy’s story…

Sheila Gurwit
3/1/2010

 

Sunny

Early on I renamed Sunny using a 'u' because of his sunny personality. The thing that amused me most about Sunny was his love of soft toys. He would carry them everywhere and always took one to sleep with. This picture is of Sunny sleeping between the couch and the coffee table with the first 'baby' toy. He would often take the babies outside when he would go to do his thing. If he left one in the middle of the yard I would ask him "Where's your baby?" He would panic and start looking everywhere for the baby he had dropped and go get it and bring it in. He was the most gentle dog I've ever known and I miss him greatly. He was a wonderful companion.

We had spent the last weekend on a road trip. He was a great traveler and was good with any dogs we met in our travels.

I feel like Sunny found me to help me through my grief just when I needed him most and it was my honor to be able to hold him and comfort him as he crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on February 5. I can't thank GBGRR enough for this privilege. I know there will be another dog in my life and I know it will choose me when the time is right.

Debi B.
2/05/2010

 

Lucky

It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you of Lucky's passing this past Tuesday, February 2. When I came home from work that day, he wouldn't and couldn't get up. Turns out, he had lost the ability of his brain to communicate with his limbs. The vets think he had a brain tumor and that it directly or indirectly (by causing a seizure) resulted in the damage. So, we had to make the decision to help him cross the Rainbow Bridge knowing
that his legs would work once again on the other side. I am sure he is running freely again like he did in his younger years before he came to Golden Beginnings. I know you have all said how lucky "Lucky" was to have us, but truly we were the ones that were blessed to have him in our lives for the short year and a half he was with us.

Holly V.
2/02/2010


 

Boomer

On December 26, 2009, Boomer crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. On that day, not only did his family lose a beloved pet, but everyone who knew him felt like they lost a good friend. Although it is impossible to sum Boomer up in a paragraph, I will do my best. Boomer belonged to some friends of ours. They tell everyone that he arrived nine years ago as a small puppy on Christmas Eve as a special delivery from Santa Claus. He never met a person he didn’t instantly love, and likewise, everyone who knew Boomer loved him. He was even deemed the Mayor of the Neighborhood!

Some of his favorite activities were chasing Rocky (squirrels) and tennis balls, swimming, and being with family and friends. Several years ago, the neighbors across the street from Boomer began giving him milkbones. Boomer quickly learned that they kept the box of treats in their garage, so it became his daily mission to keep an eye on that garage door. As soon as the door would raise, Boomer would race across the street for a treat. Often anticipation would get the best of him, and he run up to their kitchen window, stand up and look inside to let them know he wanted a treat!

In the early fall, Boomer began limping. His owners took him to the vet where they discovered he had an aggressive form of bone cancer. Nine years from the time Boomer arrived on Christmas eve, he had to leave us and cross over the Rainbow Bridge. Boomer is the reason we adopted our golden from Golden Beginnings five years ago. He was so loved by our son that we sought to get a dog “just like Boomer.” To honor his life and the love and joy he gave to all he met, Boomer’s human friends and family have decided to donate to Golden Beginnings.

Jennifer G. on behalf of Sue and Gerald W.
1/04/2010