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ID #: 3922 Age: 7 yrs Gender: male Status: Pending

Hi everyone! My name is Archie and I’m seven years old. I’d like to start by thanking everyone at Golden Rescue, particularly my amazing foster family, for taking me in. Before I met all you wonderful people, life was not very kind to me and it left me a bit of a nervous wreck. When I first arrived in my foster home, I was really scared and shut down. I couldn’t eat or drink and I basically hid tight in a dark corner of the room. It took a while, but I soon started to trust again because I could feel love. As I started to get comfortable in my safe surroundings, my personality started to come out. I heard my foster mom describe me as “an amazing, sweet, loving, gentle boy who deserves another chance at a good life”. I almost cried when I heard her say that. Yes, with all of your help, I have come a long way and I am very grateful. As I get back to myself, here is a bit of who I am. I am a quiet boy. I never bark. I am very gentle with my treats and with children. You can touch me anywhere. I can be left on my own if you have to go out without me. I don’t need much exercise. I like sleeping more than running. I’m not a fan of loud noises, particularly thunder, so a quiet home would be best for me. I haven’t had a lot of exposure to other dogs but I’m friendly with them on my walks. The doc says I’m healthy except I have a thing called hip dysplasia and a wonky back paw, which affects my gait a bit, but I get around fine and can even jump into the car on my own. That’s pretty good, eh? Well, that’s my story. Life has sure dealt me a few bad cards but OMG, lately all I keep getting are aces. Thank you all. I am one grateful Golden.

Archie is currently being fostered in Kitchener, ON. If you would like more information about Archie please call our hotline toll-free at 1-866-712-8444 or email adoption@goldenrescue.ca and one of our volunteers will be happy to return your call.

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