Over The Bridge

There is an Indian legend which says, “When a human dies, there is a bridge they must cross to enter into heaven. At the head of that bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime. The animals, based upon what they know of this person, decide which humans may cross the bridge…and which are turned away.”

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    Bear • Always in our hearts

    June 3, 2008 Bear, beloved by Stevi and Dave Martin and their family, was an honorary Golden. Bear graciously welcomed over 80 foster dogs into his home throughout the years, helping scared and confused rescues from shelters learn about canine companionship and caring humans. Request From Rainbow Bridge by Constance Jenkins In Loving Memory of […]

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    Bambino • Always in our hearts

    Bambino was turned into the shelter at ten years old with Hemangiocarcoma and a large lump on his spleen. Our wonderful Dr. Overby felt he could bleed out at any time, even if he were to lie down wrong. The decision was made to give Bambino a last mean of forbidden foods and hold him […]

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    Beau (aka Mr. Perfect) • Always in our hearts

    Beau, one of the amazing Golden Retrievers with a gentle and happy personality. For two and a half years he lit up his furever home and Andrea’s heart. Beau loved life and his sister Baylee and they were perfect companions. Sadly, Beau developed osteosarcoma and was held and loved when he crossed the Rainbow Bridge […]

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    Ben and Jerry • Always in our hearts

    April 28 – June 30, 2008 At the tender age of 4 weeks, Ben and Jerry were dumped on the doorstep of the Downey Shelter in deplorable condition. Jerry had Puppy Strangles….his lymph nodes were swollen and his skin had sores. Ben came to us unable to walk…he was so weak that he would fall […]

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