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We often get questions and comments regarding our fence policy. We require a secure physical fence for the dogs we adopt. Many of our dogs are Goldens that have been retired from breeding facilities. While these dogs have been given basic care, they have not been treated as pets and are not socialized. Their Instinct is to run and hide until they have learned to trust and have bonded with their new family, and they have not yet learned to relieve themselves while on leash. Others can be shy due to their treatment before coming to rescue. Some of our dogs are very active and love to run and play and chase balls, and they need a safely fenced yard. We acknowledge that there are very good dog owners that do not have fences, but we cannot pick and choose. We must have a standard policy for the safety of the dogs. We do not like to disappoint or upset people, but bottom line our dogs come first and we will always err on the side of caution. That being said, there are countless wonderful dogs that need homes, and there are many rescues that do not have the same fence requirements.
  Love A Golden is a rescue organization based in St. Louis, Missouri. We strive to find the best available home for each individual Golden in our program ~ our goal is finding the Golden’s “forever home.”
If you are interested in adopting one of our Goldens, we ask that you read more about our adoption procedures by clicking HERE and fill out an adoption application.
We try to keep our listing up-to-date, but some recently available dogs may not be listed yet and some listed dogs may already be adopted.
 

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For additional information about adopting any of these Goldens, please email us at adoption@loveagolden.com

COMING EVENTS





Love a Golden Calendar 2023
$18.00 each
(price includes postage!)

SEPTEMBER 2022
Saturday, Sept 3

Treats Unleashed
Kirkwood

Meet and Greet our Dogs!

Treats Unleashed
Saturday, September 3  11am - 2pm


In Kirkwood at:

10700B Manchester Rd

Kirkwood, MO 63122


OCTOBER 2022
Saturday, October 8

Treats Unleashed
St. Peters

Meet and Greet our Dogs!

Treats Unleashed
Saturday, October 8  11am - 2pm


In St. Peters at:

306 Mid Rivers Center

St. Peters, MO 63376
Please check the Events for a COMPLETE listing of our upcoming events.

BELOW ARE LOVE A GOLDEN'S LOOKING FOR NEW HOMES

Click on the photos below to get a full size image of the dog as well as additional information and/or photos if available.



Golden
Puppies!!
If you are looking for a golden puppy and meet our criteria (a fenced yard and NO children under the age of 6) please e mail us for more info at:

adoption@loveagolden.com


Shiloh
male mix
This handsome boy is Shiloh. He is estimated to be about 2 plus years old and was found as a stray in rural Missouri.  He was heartworm positive so he has been with us for a while going through treatment.  He is now finished and looking for his forever home!

Click on Shiloh's picture to go to his own page and learn
 a lot more about him.



Pope
male mix
Pope is a one year old not-so-golden.  He is a happy-go-lucky, playful boy, who also loves to snuggle.  He fancies himself quite the hunter, and loves to chase birds, squirrels, butterflies, crickets and frogs.  He will sit in the back yard and watch the birds and squirrels in the trees.  He likes kids, and loves to play with the two goldens in his foster home.  His forever family should have an endless supply of Nylabones or other sturdy chew toys.  Ideally, they’d walk him often, and/or have another dog for him to play with.

Click on Pope's picture to go to his own page and learn a lot more about him.

LOVE A GOLDEN RESCUE WORKS TOGETHER WITH A GROUP OF MIDWEST RESCUES THAT HELP EACH OTHER, COMMUNICATE AND RESCUE INTERNATIONAL DOGS

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IMMEDIATELY BELOW ARE
LOVE A GOLDEN RESCUE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL DOGS
Due to the COVID-19 virus ALL of Love a Golden's 2020 in-person fund-raisers, which usually fully fund all our rescues in need of medical care, have been cancelled.  The dogs below have surgeries or other medical needs that are very expensive.  Since we cannot fund-raise in our usual way, they DESPARATELY need FOSTER BUDDIES to help with the expense.   It will be quite some time before they are ready for adoption.


Gretchen
female
Gretchen is a very sweet girl, small at 50 lbs.  She was 15 months when she came to rescue from a breeder in July 2020 and had recently had a litter of puppies.  Gretchen was released from the breeder when it was discovered she had bad hips.  Her first surgery following her rescue will be at the beginning of September; the second surgery 10 to 12 weeks later.  
 
Gretchen is not at all familiar with city noises, cars etc.. however she has become comfortable in her foster home and yard but has far to go in the big world.   Each day she is excited to go on a walk but once outside she is very wary. Her foster home counts her success by how many houses she can walk by each day.  At first it was a matter of only feet, but as of this writing she did four houses.  This will be a very important part of her rehab so the goal before surgery is to get her comfortable and be able to walk around the cul de sac.

It will be a very long time before she is ready for adoption.  She will need to recover from both the surgeries, become comfortable with the world and trained to not be a flight risk.

Click on Grethen's picture to go to her own page.



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September 12, 2022