Not A Golden

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We have a running joke at Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue: “Not a Golden!” While our mission states that we help Goldens and Golden mixes, I’m sure you’ve seen in this blog, that “Not a Golden!” can include just a little bit more.

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Some are what we call “Fool’s Gold” –

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And some are not gold at all!

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Sometimes they come paired with a Golden that has been surrendered; Sometimes our volunteers just can’t bear to leave them in a shelter.

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When we have the capacity, we’re happy to extend our support to others in need.

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“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

Our kindness occasionally extends beyond canines. These recently abandoned kittens that we are trying to find homes for certainly fit the bill. Kitten, anyone?

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But these two?

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Definitely, “Not a Golden!” You just never know what treasures you will come across when you open up your heart.

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“Open your heart — open it wide; someone is standing outside. ~ Mary Engelbreit

8 comments

  1. Oh my goodness! Even llamas? LOL! You guys are just too terrific. 🙂 What a magical place, and I just hope the magic extends to finding homes for each and every one of these beautiful creatures. ox

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