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SEPTEMBER 2017


A message from the President & Founder, Lauren Genkinger
 
 
I've taken to the written word for this message. The older I get I hope I am getting wiser. The one thing I am sure about, because I have dedicated my life to Golden Retrievers, is I believe people choose the breed of dog that they most want to be like.  Every day I strive to be like my goldens:
friendly, energized, happy, silly, compassionate, caring, nice to everybody (non-judgemental) and loyal to the people I love.
If we all can wake up every morning and try to be the goldens - we would make a better world and be happier and have ZERO STRESS!
Look at your golden and think about that proposition. If you could pull it off just for a few days - wouldn't you be a happier person? I know I would, and then think about all the people you interact with all day long - if they acted like a golden retriever - wouldn't your day be just the absolute best ever?   
The moral of this message is of course . . . "Live by the Golden Rule" 





SIP & SHOP 
hosted by
Adopt A Golden Atlanta 
 
Shop J McLaughlin
Early Fall Collection
on
Thursday, September 7
12:00 - 4:00 pm
 
15% of sales will benefit
Adopt A Golden Atlanta 

 


ORPHAN OF THE MONTH 
Sam   
 
 I am very proud to be both a golden and a great pyrenese mixed together. I am the best of both breeds with lots of personality, good looks and a true dedication to taking care of my people.
 
 

Adoption Day
Sunday, September 10, 12 noon - 2 p.m. at 
4958 Lower Roswell Rd #124, Marietta, GA 30068
   



  Thank you to everyone who
donated to our Golden friends
in
Houston! 
Golden Retriever
Acres Senior Sanctuary
(GRASS)
 
They can still use donations:
https://www.gofundme.com/senior-k9-care-campaign 
 http://www.grass-tx.org/donate/
 https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/ref=cm_reg_rd-upd?ie=UTF8&id=3K138EGZP64BQ&type=wishlist
 
 
ASK THE VET

Disaster Preparedness  
 Emergencies come in many forms, and they  
may require anything from a brief absence  
from your home to permanent evacuation.  
Each type of disaster requires different
measures to keep your pets safe, so the
best thing you can do for yourself and your
pets is to be prepared.  
Here are simple steps you can follow now
to make sure you're ready before the
next disaster strikes.
 
 
 

 How BluePearl vets solved 2 of 3 mysteries
The first mystery was why a dog named Boost started getting sick to his stomach. Had Boost eaten something he wasn't supposed to? You might be able to answer that question yourself by examining the X-ray image above.
But then came the next mystery -- why wouldn't this plastic toy budge out of Boost's belly? We may not be Agatha Christie, but we hope you'll turn the page to read this story about how BluePearl veterinarians in Georgia helped solve these mysteries and send Boost home safely to his loving family.

RECENT ADOPTIONS

Congratulations to all of our pups who found their forever homes in August. 
 
Charlie Doodle, Honee, Spangle, Harvest, Flag, Atlanta, Navy, Edison, Carter, Phoenix, Army, Stars & Dora found their forever homes last month.
 


Too much Golden hair? 

AGA benefits when you buy 
Bissell  floor cleaning products.   Shop here  then enter the code "ADOPT" in the coupon or redemption box and select Adopt a Golden Atlanta for a chance for us to win a $5,000 drawing per quarter.
Shop at Kroger?
 
Put AGA as your charity and Kroger will make a donation. 
Just register your card for free  here using our NPO number 67180 and shop like usual to help support AGA.
 

Shop on amazon.com?

 

Use this link to get to Amazon and then shop like normal. AGA gets a donation from every dollar you spend while using our link.