Matty is one of AZGRC’s Taiwan Goldens.
Matty was rescued in July after he was abandoned in the
mountain area of Taiwan.
It took some time to rescue Matty has he kept waiting
for his owner to come back.
Matty is a wonderfully sweet, gentle nine to ten year
Initially shy, he will quickly become your devoted
Matty loves to meet new friends – men, women, and dogs
He is very much a gentleman, giving a gracious hello and
maybe a kiss, but no jumping.
He hadn’t met any cats in the U.S., but his Taiwan bio
states he just ignores them.
Matty loves human contact, and especially likes to be
petted and brushed.
He enjoys carrying his stuffy or a ball with him and
loves to have someone with whom to interact and engage
He is also very comfortable just cozying up with someone
Matty is very curious and he loves to explore new
He especially likes to be outside, but he will want to
have someone join him.
He is not a hiker, but he does enjoy a jaunt around the
neighborhood, and walks well on a leash.
He likes car rides and appears fascinated by all the
activity and scenery.
However, he will need a little assistance getting in and
out of a high-profile vehicle.
is totally house broken and does not need crating when
Recent x-rays reveal Matty has arthritis in his hind
knees, front elbows, and front feet.
On some occasions, he is stiff and limps, which will
require help easing Matty over steps or rough terrain.
However, he quickly regains his confidence and resumes
Since coming to the U.S., Matty has been placed on
medication to reduce arthritic inflammation and pain.
He has already shown improvement.
If you are looking for a loving, gentle senior Golden
companion, Matty might just be the dog for you.