In memory of Bill McIntyre


and his beloved dog Tess.

Meet Some of Our Beneficiaries

The Tess McIntyre Foundation, through its GoFundMe campaign, has been providing Welcome Home Rescue Packs for dogs adopted through Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue (SCGRR). The rescue packs consist of a bed, a collar and leash, and a 3-month supply of flea and tick prevention medication. These rescue packs are provided for a safe and healthy environment for the animals as they move into their new homes.

Learn more at our GoFundMe page.

Here are some of the rescue dogs who have benefitted from our campaign.

Lucas and Beau

These two 11-month old boys were being hoarded before they were rescued by Downey, Calif., shelter animal control officers. In a hoarding situation, someone accumulates more animals than they can properly care for. SCGRR placed them in a foster home where they discovered how much fun it is to run and play in the grass. This made the pair a perfect addition to a Woodland Hills family who adopted both and were looking for a playmate for their 10-year old dog Zoey. They found a perfect fit in these two guys who they renamed Lucas and Beau.

Lucas and Beau


Like many of the dogs who end up in shelters, Gunner was turned in by his owners. In this case, they decided it was a bad move to have a playful, one-year-old Golden, in a home with two toddlers and a newborn. Fortunately for Gunner, he was a perfect match for a new family whom were looking for a companion for their playful 2-year-old Barley. When Gunner and Barley met, they hit it off immediately. And they’ve been playing ever since.


The Tess McIntyre Foundation was founded last year. It is named after Tess, a three-year-old Golden Retriever who was adopted from SCGRR. Tess was killed in an accident not long after moving into her new home. Her owners have dedicated their efforts in her memory to helping other rescued dogs.


For further information, contact Bill McIntyre, founder of Tess McIntyre Foundation at bmcintyre@tessmcintyrefoundation.org or Barbara Gale, founder of Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue, at info@scgrrescue.org.  Or visit the Web sites http://www.scgrrescue.org/ and http://www.tessmcintyrefoundation.org/.

Please help Tess help other dogs like Cinda!

Donations to The Tess McIntyre Foundation are tax deductible. The Tess Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 charity.
Tax ID # 47-5329117.

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