Welcome to GRRAND!



You are cordially invited to be our guest at GRRAND’s annual Have-a-Heart party on Saturday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m., to celebrate your furry family member’s adoption in 2016.

This fun event is beloved by dogs and their owners. Your golden won’t want to miss the celebration with toys, treats, games, prizes, and, of course, lots of golden love!

Please RSVP to our Have-a-Heart coordinator, Carol, at (502) 452-1168, or by email at cruisingshipp@aol.com. Be sure to include your phone number, dog’s name (including the name it may have changed from), and the names of all who will be attending. Please RSVP by February 20.

The party starts at 1:00 pm, and we will begin welcoming GRRAND dogs and taking photos at 12:45. We encourage attendees to bring folding chairs, if possible.

*Due to space limitations, we unfortunately must limit attendance to GRRAND dogs adopted in 2016.

Have-A-Heart Party Location:

Competitive Edge Agility & Dog Sports
4600 Shepherdsville Road
Louisville, KY 40218

See you there!



The "Real" Wendy Splan

The “Real” Wendy Splan

Congratulations to board member Wendy Splan on her beautiful performance with Dancing With Prospect Stars 2017!  We are so proud to announce that Wendy received the People’s Choice Award as crowd favorite out of all 10 dancers!  Wendy not only raised awareness for Goldens and other needy dogs in our community, she also raised a lot of money for GRRAND!

Thanks Wendy, for choosing GRRAND as your charity, and for dedicating your time and energy over the course of the past four months to prepare for this competition.  We, along with all the GRRAND dogs give you four paws up!

Handsome, Mannered, Lovable Wilson Needs a Home!

wilsonDo you like long walks around the neighborhood, and toys that squeak – because I sure do!  Wilson here, SYLM (Single Yellow Lab Mix) looking for the perfect forever family! Let me tell you a little more about myself. Life started out a bit rough for me, I had no family, was locked up in a kennel, and boy was I scared! Things turned around though when the lovely people at GRRAND saved me and brought me to a wonderful foster home where I am now living the good life!

My most FAVORITE things (in no particular order) are other dogs, kids, cats, and cuddles! I love to play and run with all of my 2 and 4 legged friends. Also, did I mention that having a feline friend would just be the cat’s meow?  I’m a pretty attractive pup, and find that lots of exercise is key to my good looks. I am in tip-top shape, and love going to doggy daycare and to the dog park to meet new friends and expend some of my energy. In the evenings, I enjoy relaxing and am quite content to curl up with you at night in my own bed, or yours, if you can “skootch” over for me – I promise I won’t snore.

I have excellent manners; I know exactly where to go “you know what” (clue for all you young pups out there: it is NOT in the house). I’ll be sure to let you know when I need to take care of business. I have quite the refined palate, and know that chewing on furniture or your favorite pair of shoes is a big no-no, and prefer to stick to my dog toys or bones.

Life is pretty great, but even though I have a comfy bed and a tasty bone, all I really want is a family to call my own. You won’t find a handsome and fun boy like me just anywhere, so let GRRAND know that you would like to meet Wilson and fill out that adoption application quickly before someone scoops me up.

Wanna see me in action? Watch this!