Hi everyone. Hope you are enjoying your summer with your fur friends. Hopefully be back to blogging real soon. In the meantime, here’s a cute video of a golden retriever puppy comforting their new friend.
This golden retriever internet star doesn’t care what sport, or team…he just loves to watch sports. According to YouTube poster Bearaids “He will watch the games for hours and doesn’t care who wins or loses, as long as he can watch them play” Here is Georges cheering on players during The World Cup.
See more Georges watching sports at the YouTube Channel Bearaids
Delhi, ON (Canada) Ok, this story is close to home, so I post with great pride. Eight and a half year old golden retriever Amy celebrated her 1000th visit as a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog on May 21, 2014. Amy visits the local hospital, nursing homes, special events and Delhi Public School, where youngsters were are to practice their reading. She is only one of about 12 dogs who have reached this milestone in the program in the last 20 years. It is believed she may be the youngest dog to achieve this goal.
Dan Nakonechny and Amy (Photo – The Simcoe Reformer)
Sadly, Amy’s owner Pat Nakonechny, who was looking forward to this accomplishment, passed away a month ago. They were celebrated with an assembly at Delhi Public School and a tree was planted in their honour in front of the school. Her husband Dave said she loved the program, and would talk about it “to anyone who would listen” Amy and Nakonechny made three visits a week, every week for seven years.
Thanks Pat and Amy, for all of your time and effort. It won’t be forgotten.
Pocopson, PA – On 21 May 2014 about 50 firefighters from local and surrounding departments fought a 2 alarm blaze while a golden retriever lay afraid in the basement. The homeowner, Michael Pacifico, who was in the shower when the fire started, was alerted of the fire by a neighbor. The fire had started in the garage. The homeowner was unable to find Cody, a 3 year old rescued golden retriever. After almost an hour, while owners Michael and Lisa watched in horror, firefighters found Cody in the basement and brought her to the safety of her very happy owners.
Cody and his owners – Photo Michael Price – The Daily Local News
Reporter Michael Price from The Daily Local News in West Chester, PA captured the moment on video: (skip to 2:55 if you don’t want to watch the house burn for several minutes)
“It felt really good. I feel like I’m in a dream right now” said Cody’s owner Lisa Pacifico in an article from the Daily Local News about seeing her dog being brought from the home.
I discovered this video this morning. It appears to be going viral. I don’t suggest you try this at home, but what a good dog! This golden retriever is being taken for a walk on the streets by a helicopter drone. Video by Jeff Myers.
*After some comments, just want to add, Jeff did this purely for fun, and is not lazy, and does not recommend this. Yay Jeff! I, personally, love it!
This huge Jimmy Fallon fan was happy to see “Gary Frick” on The Tonight Show last night. She did a pretty good job! Jimmy was promoting Purina Beggin Party Poppers and Gary was posing as the host, with Jimmy’s arms. Here’s a link to the video: