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Golden Angels Sandie Halyk

Some time after Sandie’s Golden, Jessie, crossed the Rainbow Bridge she was in a florist shop petting the owner’s dog.  The flower shop owner happened to mention that her dog was a rescue and she did volunteer work for the organization she rescued from.   Sandie wondered, at that moment, if there was a rescue group for Goldens and, after a little research, she luckily found Golden Rescue.  Starting off doing LCBO and Pet Valu days, Sandie graduated into helping us with follow-up calls for our very important ‘Adopter Follow-Up Program’ where we check on how our Goldens are doing and if our adopters have any questions or need any help. …

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Golden Angels Betty-Ann, Mike and Max Blackwell

Betty-Ann and Mike’s love affair with Goldens goes back to 1991 when they did a lot of research to find the perfect dog for their family.  They decided on a Wheaten Terrier and went to the dog show to find out more about their chosen breed.  As they entered the show, the first booth they saw was a booth for Golden Retrievers.  As they say, the rest is history.  Between 1991 and 2015,  they had a family of four Goldens, all who crossed the Rainbow Bridge and three tragically died al around the same time. …

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Categories: Volunteer Stories|Volunteers