Message from the President


January President's Message

Lauren Genkinger

President & Founder


Don't miss the best Golden party in America benefiting abandoned Golden Retrievers! Mark your calendar for Saturday evening, April 29, at Flourish. Honorary Chairs are the Wright Family -- Cecilia & Allen Wright and Kristen Wright Novay & John Novay pictured here along with AGA's Lauren Genkinger, Golden Retrievers Cody and Holden, and the Novay's daughter, Natalie.
Adoption Day
Sunday, January 8  12 noon - 2 p.m. @
                   4958 Lower Roswell Road Suite 124 Marietta, GA 30068            

Orphans of the Month
Sheba and Tyler
Meet Sheba and Tyler....again. Yes,
they were our Orphans of the Month
a few months back and are still waiting to be adopted. And no, they are not
Golden Retrievers!  
They are adorable 8-year-old Labrador Retrievers who are awesome dogs. They have lived together all their lives, were abandoned by their owner, and really
want stay together.
Watch their video to see what a great pair they are and  come meet them at

Adoption Day.  

GOLDEN OPEN Golf and Tennis Tournaments

Monday, April 10
Golden Open Golf Tournament
White Columns, Milton
Monday, April 17
Golden Open Tennis Tournament
Country Club of the South
Does Your Dog Have Allergies...
Or Is It Something Else?

Lots of pets suffer from allergies in today's world, and a major cause of the condition in dogs is food (the other is environment). Recognizing your dog's allergic response is food-related, and identifying the specific food or ingredient, can be a challenge. Check out this article by
Dr. Karen Becker for more information.
The Difference Between Male and Female Dogs
What  are the behavioral differences between male and female dogs? Is one gender more intelligent or compliant than the other? Or is it that a canine's behavior depends on his upbringing and training?
This Healthy Pets article provides some answers.

Congratulations to all of our pups who found their forever homes in December.
Barley TD12, Cornbread TD13, Cranberry TD13, Doug, Dupree, Finley TD12, George, Gravy Boat TD13, Hayride TD12, Maize TD13, Nana Pup, Olive TD12, Pecan Pie TD13, Pom Pom TD11, Pudding TD13, Rex TD12, Rosemary TD13, Subie, Sweet Potato TD13 andTrumpet found their forever homes last month. 


Long Sleeve Logo Shirts Now Available in 5 Colors
These two new colors -- hot pink and black, join the colors we already have - sky blue, yellow and white.
Shop now in the Golden Store. Note that the hot pink and black are listed separately from the previous colors -- scroll down for them. Order by Friday night and you can pick it up at Adoption Day Sunday and avoid shipping charges!



Applications Team Processor
We are adding several App Team processors. Interview new apps by phone, check vet references, document home check and communication. Processors work with 1-5 applicants per month with a time commitment of 4 hours per week. Group training is scheduled February 4. Contact agaatlantavol@gmail.com
AGA is seeking another videographer to join our videography team. We need a videographer who can do  live action shooting and editing. Contact agaatlanta@aol.com

Too much Golden hair? 

AGA benefits when you buy 
Bissell  floor cleaning products.   Shop here  then enter the code "ADOPT" in the coupon or redemption box and select Adopt a Golden Atlanta for a chance for us to win a $5,000 drawing per quarter.
Shop at Kroger?

Put AGA as your charity and Kroger will make a donation. 
Just register your card for free  here using our NPO number 67180 and shop like usual to help support AGA.

Shop on amazon.com?


Use this link to get to Amazon and then shop like normal. AGA gets a donation from every dollar you spend while using our link.