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CALLING ALL GRIN ADOPTERS!

Share your Adoption Story by September 30 & You Could Win a Grant for GRIN!

Has the love of your adopted GRIN dog changed your life?

Petco Love fka the Petco Foundation is offering adopters the opportunity to win grants for

                                                    their favorite animal welfare nonprofits.

Submit your #PetcoLoveStory to www.petcolove.org/lovestory by Sept. 20 to give GRIN the chance to earn a lifesaving grant of up to $100,000 from @petcolove.

You could earn a @petco shopping spree + @BOBS_Skechers shoes for yourself!

Petco Love is looking for a diverse range of stories, from those that celebrate the simple

ways your GRIN dog brings more joy to your everyday life, to your one-of-a-kind, extraordinary success stories! Please add a high-quality pic with you and your GRIN dog.

Please Note: submit this email address with your story.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

We are required to verify the adoption.

This triggers an email notification to us, and we will verify your adoption.  

Visit www.petcolove.org/lovestory

 click on the red “SHARE YOUR LOVES STORY” icon

 Submit your story by Sept. 20!

Winning prizes for animal welfare nonprofits include:

                                     Grand Prize: $100,000 grant award

  2nd Prize Winners: $50,000 grant award

 3rd Prize Winners: $25,000 grant award

 4th Prize Winners: $10,000 grant award

5th Prize Winners: $5,000 grant award

   Honorable Mentions: $1,000 grant award

Plus, all winning adopters will receive a Petco shopping spree and a 

BOBS from Skechers prize pack!

 

BONUS GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Petco Love is awarding additional grant awards, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, to the top five animal welfare organizations with the greatest number of story submissions by Sept. 20.

Visit www.petcolove.org/lovestory to submit your story by Sept. 20! You can also review past love story winners to get a flavor of what makes a winning story!

Please help GRIN! Last fiscal year was tough for fundraising,

 as in-person fundraising efforts were paused.

As always, we thank you for your support!

CDC Ban on Importing Dogs

Many of you have probably heard about the CDC's Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries which was published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2021.

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  • CDC Dog Ban (2021)
  • What Is Aggression? Dog Reactivity vs. Dog Aggression
  • Calling All GRIN Adopters - Petco Love Grant
  • Overseas Rescue & Why We Do It
  • Puppy Mill Dogs
 Reprinted with permission from West Park Animal Hospital Choosing the right diet for your pet is a hard decision since there are so many choices, but it is key to their short- and long-term health. We want to assist pet owners with choosing a diet as best we can by educating them with current research and so, we advise that you review the following article regarding grain-free diets and possible Read More
Many of you have probably heard about the CDC's Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries which was published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2021. The ban went into effect on July 14th and since that time animal welfare organizations across the country have banned together in hopes the CDC will consider an exemption for those organizations who have permits issued by the USDA Read More
Key Points Reactivity is not aggression but can escalate. Resource guarding may involve protection of people, toys, beds, or food. Animal behaviorists can help address the issues that cause aggression. Aggression is one of the most common reasons pet owners seek professional help for their dogs. But what is aggression? Aggression is hostile, injurious, or destructive behavior toward an individual, whether human or another animal. It’s important to determine the Read More
CALLING ALL GRIN ADOPTERS! Share your Adoption Story by September 30 & You Could Win a Grant for GRIN! Has the love of your adopted GRIN dog changed your life? Petco Love fka the Petco Foundation is offering adopters the opportunity to win grants for                                                     their favorite animal welfare nonprofits. Submit your #PetcoLoveStory to www.petcolove.org/lovestory by Sept. 20 to give GRIN the chance to earn a lifesaving grant of Read More
Many of you may ask why we are engaging in overseas rescue.  The reason is due to the lack of Golden Retrievers who need our help domestically.  COVID has changed most areas of our lives and the Goldens have been no exception.  With the dramatic increase in working from home, the commercial breeders now are selling the breeding dogs that are no longer productive to the general public.   The demand Read More
  Over the past year GRIN has taken in an increased number of puppy mill dogs and as a result we are in need of appropriate foster/adoptive homes.  The damage done during the years in the mill can be overcome, but it takes the right environment, time and dedication. What we are looking for in a mill dog foster/adopter: a fenced yard with a traditional fence another well socialized dog Read More

What are people saying?

Everyone at GRIN has been supportive before, during and after the adoption of our senior girl Honey. We love our GRIN family who always puts the dogs needs first and foremost!
Lisa and Kim GRIN Adopters
"As we quickly approach the anniversary of Gus' adoption, our family wanted to send a BIG thank you your way. We feel so lucky to have found such a wonderfully supportive and dedicated group of people at GRIN."
Bethany GRIN Adopter
Fostering has been a wonderful experience for me, 12 years and 56 dogs later! I like being a step in the process of moving dogs into permanent, loving homes.