Air Canada and Ontario Animal Rescue Group Celebrate Arrival of 100th Golden Retriever ‘Ruffugee’ from Istanbul, Turkey

BARRIE, ON, September 22, 2016 She survived a fear-filled life on the street, abandonment, an amputation and political unrest in Istanbul, but today she will touch down at Toronto’s Pearson airport and her life will change for the better, forever.  Her name is Gidget (pictured) and she is the 100th Turkish ‘ruffugee’ to be saved  by Golden Rescue ~ Canada’s largest single-breed rescue organization. We invite the media to join us today for this milestone celebration and welcome Gidget and eight of her Golden fur- buddies with names like Lois Lane,  James Bond and  Robin Hood ~ aptly named for their endurance and bravery ~ arriving  at 4:00 p.m.

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