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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

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Events for a complete listing of our upcoming events.


SEPTEMBER 2021
Saturday Sept 25
CANCELLED


MEET AND GREET

Treats Unleashed
1677 Clarkson Rd.
Chesterfield, MO  63122

Come meet the Goldens in Chesterfield, MO





OCTOBER 2021
Saturday Oct 2

Annual Oakville
Food & Treat
Festival
RETURNS!




SAVE THE DATE
SATURDAY, OCT 2


TREATS UNLEASHED ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF
THE
ANNUAL OAKVILLE FOOD & TREAT FESTIVAL

5626A Telegraph Rd.

St. Louis, MO 63129
and
Love a Golden will be there!



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.



Snoop
male
golden doodle


Snoop is a smart, happy, energetic puppy. He loves to play and wants to be included in anything we are doing. He will look for attention any way he can get it. Sometimes that means doing something naughty but he is quickly learning the house rules and genuinely wants to please. He is great with my two kids, he will let them snuggle him and plays with them like they are puppies too. He does nip when he is over excited but is easily redirected to a toy. He adores playing with my 2 year old golden retriever who is 4 times his size. They keep each other entertained and well exercised. He would do great in a house with another dog who enjoys rambunctious play. He is a quick learner. He now anticipates his daily training session and he gets so excited to train. He has mastered sit, down, stay (for duration, still working on distance), and he comes when he is called. He is mostly potty trained and rarely has an accident in the house. He hates being alone and will actively try to escape a dog gate or fence to get to you, so any enclosure must be secure.

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Cooper
male mix




Cooper was surrendered to us because his family moved to a place that only took small dogs.  We were told he is Australian  Sheepdog/Black lab mix.  He is 11 years old.   His hips are not the best and he takes Dasuquin.  When we first got him he was very stressed, that was end of July.  The only home he knew was gone and he was put in a foster home with other dogs which help him.   Over the last month he has adapted well.

This is what his foster mom says:

He's making improvements every day! 💕 he is playing with the other dogs-except his back legs or hips give out and he slips. So then he will bark, but he's happy!! He didn't bark at first, but my dog taught him that bad habit.  I've switched his food to Purina one joint health. He didn't like any healthy treats at first. Now he's in with the pack! We keep him in his thunder shirt from time to time because he pants a lot due to anxiety. He doesn't chew on anything inappropriately and is completely potty trained. So the anxiety is really just panting and excited barking when I get home. He took treats from little neighbors well, although he is working on being more gentle.


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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 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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