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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

Rick Mercer with Goldens by the water

Golden Rescue Made Prime Time TV on The Rick Mercer Report

We Put our Picnic on Prime Time TV! The 2017 Golden Rescue Picnic, once again, was filled with fur-flying frivolity and a little bit of craziness ~ the usual stuff of this highly anticipated annual event. The weather was spectacular, the beautiful Viamede Resort graciously offered to play host, and…

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Browse our dazzling collection of apparel, lifestyle, and Golden accessories. We are very proud of what we do and we want you to know that ALL proceeds from the sale of these products goes to helping our Goldens get the second chance they so deserve.  Happy shopping! Click here to…

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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
The Guardian 2018

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Upcoming Events

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21 Jul

Dog Days of Scucog

Scugog Shores Museum

27 Jul

Charity BBQ for Golden Rescue ~ West Lorne

West Lorne

18 Aug

Peterborough Pawtacular

The Morrow Building

18 Aug

Kathleen Edwards Benefit Concert


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2800Golden Retrievers
rescued to-date!

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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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