Rio, Best Companion Ever Passes Over the Rainbow Bridge

I adopted Rio from GRRAND in September 2010 as a three year-old (born in 2006). He crossed the rainbow bridge on Saturday November 30, 2019 after a short illness. Rio came to me well-trained through the REACH program. Throughout his entire life, he was my “shadow,” never wanting to leave my side or the room I was in. When he was younger, he loved long walks around Germantown in the evening, trips to the dog park, and belly rubs (of course). I will miss his constant reassuring presence, his devotion, and even his hair (which I will continue to find for years and years, I hope). My experience with Rio has convinced me more than ever that dogs are a gift from God to show us what it means to love unconditionally, to show compassion, and (most importantly) to appreciate the little blessings and gifts of life all around us. Thank you to GRRAND for matching me with Rio, as he has made my life better as much I have made his.

Daniel M.

Beautiful Ruby Passes Peacefully Over the Rainbow Bridge

We wanted to reach out to the GRRAND family and announce the passing of our beloved Ruby.  Ruby peacefully passed away in October 2019.  Ruby will be greatly missed but we were lucky to have been blessed with her quirky antics as well as her warm loving attitude and disposition for 5 years.  Cancer took Ruby too soon, but we know that she is in peace.

Wonderful Companion, Midas Passes Over Rainbow Bridge

Midas was the ultimate golden when it came to attention demands, if you weren’t paying enough attention to him he would wedge his nose under your hand and flip it in the air and his head would be there when it came down!  He was the consummate snuggler and liked nothing better than to lay on the couch and watch tv with you.  He liked being outside but didn’t care for the heat.  Cancer took him too soon but we had six great years.  He is missed terribly.