Golden Retriever Day

Mark your calendars for International Golden Retriever Day 2013!

Wow, what an incredible response we got yesterday! Since we had golden lovers from all across the globe join in on the fun – so we had to rename this joyous holiday to “International Golden Retriever Day” 🙂

We cannot thank everyone enough for helping us spread the word!

Some fun highlights:

– Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast, and Golden Retriever lover, Shawn Johnson tweeted about the holiday on twitter!

Petco helped advertise this holiday on twitter

– Thousands of people across the world started to search “Golden Retriever Day” on the internet

– We received so many wonderful comments, photos and stories on this blog, our facebook fan page, and twitter account

Please join us in celebrating next year by RSVP’ing on facebook! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts in helping make this a success – and a now an internationally celebrated holiday!


Golden Celebrities

What are your favorite on-screen Goldens? Here are my favorite “Golden Celebrities”

Shadow from Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey – That final scene when he comes limping over the hill and running to Peter gets me every time!

Duke – the Bush’s Baked Beans mascot. “Roll that beautiful bean footage!”

AirBud – who can resist a Golden wearing basketball sneakers?

Comet – the Tanner family dog on Full House

Maddie – Bruno Mars’ Golden that likes to be on stage with Bruno during performances

Gerald Ford had a Golden named Liberty during his Presidency, she became quite famous and was frequently photographed.

A lot of celebrities own Golden Retrievers, including:
Jimmy Buffet (named Cheeseburger!)
Pamela Anderson
Jackie Chan
Mary Chapin-Carpenter
Anderson Cooper
Sheryl Crow
Tom Cruise
Kristin Davis
Mary Tyler Moore
Anna Paquin
Denise Richards
Jerry Seinfeld
Martha Stewart
Matt Lauer
America Ferrera
Nick Jonas
Betty White
Oprah Winfrey (she has 3!)
..and my personal favorite – Conan O’Brien!

To view more celebrities with Goldens, check out The Land of Pure Gold Foundation.