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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. We believe Rescue has no borders. Since 1990, Golden Rescue has found homes for abandoned, unwanted or displaced Golden Retrievers throughout Canada.

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Goldens that are
available for adoption

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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Family meeting international dog for first time

Why Istanbul…why Cairo…why Mexico? The answer is...“Because we can!”

Some people have asked us what the situation is in Egypt as it relates to dog rescue and how and why Golden Rescue got involved. We thought the best way to describe the Egypt dilemma is to give you a first-hand account of the journey to Cairo that we, Jane Riddell and Viive Tamm, Golden Rescue board members, took so...

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Just Arrived 2024 Calendar

This beautiful full-colour calendar is a wonderful tribute to our rescues.

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Golden Rescue’s Twelve Days of Golden Giving

Here are 12 extraordinary ways to play a vital role in the miraculous healing journey of Goldens in need.

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Upcoming Events

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17 Dec

Ottawa Farmers’ Christmas Market

Aberdeen Pavilion Lansdowne Park

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4608Golden Retrievers
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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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