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We are Golden Rescue

Golden Rescue™ is one of the largest single breed rescue groups in Canada. We work hard to ensure that every Golden who enters our program is placed with a safe and loving forever family. Since 1990, Golden Rescue™ has found homes for abandoned, unwanted or displaced Golden Retrievers.

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Goldens that are
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We help Goldens who need a second chance and we believe we can responsibly rehome. All of our Goldens are assessed by a qualified veterinarian before being adopted. Be sure to click on the photos of the goldens here to learn more about them.

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Featured News

Cobi’s Long Journey…

We have now rescued over 3,000 Goldens in 29 years, there are many sad and bad stories but Cobi #2748’s story haunts us. This little girl came to us from a puppy mill and the best we can determine, she had no human interaction, love or kindness in her first six years of life except […]

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Categories: Healing & Hope

Golden Rescue Made Prime Time TV on The Rick Mercer Report

Golden Rescue Picnic now lives forever as a cherished segment of the highly popular Rick Mercer Report ~ CBC’s weekly celebration of all that’s good in Canada ~ because Rick Mercer and his film crew came to the picnic and then aired the show on October 10th.

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Give the Gift of Rescue Give Today!

Visit our donate page to find out how to donate and give the gift of rescue.

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Latest News

Golden Reflections Coffee Table Book

Limited EditionCoffee Table Book

Includes amazing stories of so many Golden Retrievers, you won’t be able to stop reading.

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2020 Calendar Available

Order Today! 2020 Calendar now available

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Upcoming Events

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19 Nov
Plant Nite Fundraiser

Plant Nite Fundraiser

Jack Astor's

23 Nov
Santa Claus for Paws with St. John Ambulance

Santa Claus for Paws with St. John Ambulance


23 - 24 Nov
Toronto Christmas Pet Show

Toronto Christmas Pet Show

International Centre

30 Nov

Vos’ My Independent Grocer Tag Day

Vos' My Independent Grocer

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3200Golden Retrievers
rescued to-date!

Make a difference.
Saving lives, spreading love.

Our awesome volunteers are behind everything we do – Golden Rescue is run entirely by volunteers. You’ll meet wonderful people and Goldens with an amazing bond of love. We welcome new volunteers of all ages, and we are always open to new ideas!

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