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.”

  • Reacher (Yeti) • Always in our hearts

    Reacher was a Pyrenees -Golden mix, without the Golden characteristics and totally bonded to my husband. We have two other female Goldens who are true Goldens and love to play. In the last year Reacher warmed up to me, tolerated the other two when they were playing, although it made him nervous. The last year […]

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  • Rosebud • Always in our hearts

    Born May 24, 2008 – Crossed the Rainbow Bridge June 3, 2008 Rosebud was born in rescue, attended by caring volunteers, and nutured for her short life by her loving foster parents, Stevi and Dave Martin. Her four brothers are thriving, but little Rosebud was called because children crossing the bridge need little puppies to […]

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  • Red • Always in our hearts

    1996 – 2008 Red was a permanent foster with volunteer Kelli Maher. During the two years he was with her, he welcomed many fosters, making them feel comfortable during their stay. He was like the grandpa in his rocking chair watching over the youngsters, telling them to “knock it off” from time to time…except he […]

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  • Rusty • Always in our hearts

    August 26, 2010 Rusty came into rescue in the fall of 2008. With a call from a man saying a Golden Retriever had been left in his neighbor’s yard with nobody caring for him. The volunteer found Rusty, very old and in terrible condition. Rusty was given Permanent Foster status and found his soft spot […]

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