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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

Laura Wilkins

Golden Angels Laura Wilkins

Laura has been helping Golden Rescue by fostering for almost 12 years.  Gracie #1546 was Laura’s first rescue and Barney #1920 was her second.  She has had Goldens all her adult life and now she fosters for GR and absolutely loves it.  Laura has fostered eight Goldens over the years including Lola, a heartworm pup.  […]

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Rick Mercer with Goldens by the water

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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Ruby #1619

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Latest News

Golden Rescue Annual Picnic

September 15th, 2018 2018 Golden Rescue Picnic

Save the date and get ready to load up the car and your Goldens for an action-packed day at the majestic Viamede Resort ~ nature’s paradise in the Kawarthas.

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Limited EditionCoffee Table Book

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

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Golden Reflections Coffee Table Book
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Upcoming Events

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11 May


Grand Valley Park, Pickering

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19 May

Ottawa Farmers’ Market – Aberdeen Pavillion Lansdowne Park

Aberdeen Pavillion Lansdowne Park

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25 May

St. Jacobs Market

St Jacobs Market

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25 May

Barks by the Bay

Centennial Park

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3053Golden Retrievers
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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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