And Now, Ten Facts About Golden Retrievers

Because puppies:


Easy to become infatuated with the allure of the golden retriever—its silky, gold fur and elegant frame suggest luxury. But at the end of the day, they’re dogs who need to be loved and cherished—not an accessory that can be worn or thrown away. For a time, golden retrievers were a status symbol in Istanbul, Turkey, but the dogs were frequently abandoned when the novelty wore off. As a result, shelters in Turkey are working with Adopt a Golden Atlanta to help relocate goldens given up by their families to forever homes. So far, the organization has saved over 94 goldens.

  • Cute;)

  • BillyHW

    I’m not a pet person, and I don’t think animals belong in people houses, but not even I am so cruel as to abandon a dog. What kind of sick people would do such a thing?

  • Canadian

    Goldens are beautiful.

  • Maggat

    Had Heelers for years. Now this one seems to have taken over.

  • warrenzoell

    They’re almost as smart as cats.