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Gold Star Supports Local Softball Team

Gold Star is please to announce that we are a proud sponsor of the Colts Fast Pitch Middle School Softball Club.

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Dog Flu Spreading to the Midwest

Pet owners beware: dog flu exists and it’s spreading. At least 1,000 dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana were infected in the last month, according to research from the University of Wisconsin and Cornell University. Doctors at the two schools identified the virus as a strain of H3N2, a branch of the disease commonly […]

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Seven Things Your Senior Dog Would Like to Tell You

Having a dog is one of the best things in the world, but it isn’t without its downsides. One of the worst aspects of having a dog as a family member is watching them age relatively quickly. Most dogs enter their senior years at around 7 years old, a little sooner for larger dog breeds. […]

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Thanks from Medina Hospice

Mark and Kelly: Thank you for suggesting our lunch meeting. It was nice being together and talking about both of our organizations. Networking is great and we really do have a nice partnership formed. It’s a pleasure knowing you both and working in our community together. We can’t say thank you enough for all that […]

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Max and Princess – Job Well Done

Congrads to Max and Princess! They went through the Gold Star Therapy class this past summer and have completed all the Bright and Beautiful registration requirements, and are now working at Arbors of Fairlawn, a nursing home.  They are scheduled there twice a month and a pop-in visit here and there.  The dogs are doing an excellent job.

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At Least Something Enjoy’s the Snow

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Winter Care for Canines

Winter’s cold air brings many concerns for responsible dog owners. Keep the following precautions in mind: Don’t leave your dog outside in the cold for long periods of time. Wind chill makes days colder than actual temperature readings. Be attentive to your dog’s body temperature, and limit its time outdoors. Adequate shelter is a necessity. […]

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Party Animals: Dogs also Celebrate Carnival in Rio

At one Carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, the revelers weren’t as skilled at dancing samba as they were at wagging their tails. More than 100 festive pet owners dressed their dogs in flashy costumes of superheroes and princesses on Saturday for a parade to celebrate animal life in Brazil’s most joyful season. “Carnival […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Gold Star

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Light Up a Life 2014 – Monies Raised

HMC’s had another successful Light Up a Life Fundraiser. Thank you so much to our wonderful volunteers and their guests. Together, we raised $5,334 at the mall. Included in this amount, I would like to give a shout out to our friends at Gold Star for their Pet the Pooch campaign. They raised $1,226 during […]

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