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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...

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Golden retrievers get second chance in loving Manitoulin homes

Ten couples showed up at the Air Canada Cargo West building on June 1, to welcome golden retrievers into their families. The dogs had travelled from Turkey where goldens can have a tough existence. This was the 9th Mission of Love of Operation Istanbul. Golden Rescue will continue to ensure that these beautiful animals can have a new life in...

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Rescued Golden Retriever Puppies at Istanbul Ataturk Airport during Terrorist Attack Arrive at Pearson Airport

Golden Rescue™, Canada’s largest single-breed animal rescue organization, invites the media to join us today at 3:30 p.m. at Air Canada Cargo, 2580 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, for the emotional arrival of six puppies and seven adult Golden Retrievers who were at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul when it came under attack. Air Canada Flight 811 is currently transporting this...

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Media Coverage from January to March 2016

Retrievers rescued from Turkey Charity Flies Stray Golden Retrievers From Turkey to Canada Accueillir au Canada des golden retrievers errants de Turquie Abandoned dogs rescued from Turkey arrive in Toronto Ontario rescue group welcomes Golden Retrievers abandoned in Turkey ‘They’re saving me’: Golden retrievers rescued from Istanbul end up in Barrie Two Turkish golden retrievers find new home in Barrie...

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Video Captures Emotional Arrival of Goldens from Istanbul

Twenty-two Golden Retrievers Rescued From Streets and Shelters In Istanbul, by Golden Rescue™ Canada and more to come BARRIE, ON, Jan. 20, 2016 Twenty-two abandoned golden retrievers from Istanbul are now calling Canada their home.  Golden Rescue™, one of the largest single breed animal rescue groups in Canada has transported the dogs from Turkey to Canada in an operation dubbed Rescue...

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BarrieToday.com: A golden opportunity for furry love and loyalty

Bob Hope is coming to Barrie on Friday night. After a 16 hour flight from Istanbul, Turkey and a long drive from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, Bob or “Bobby” will arrive at his new home with buddies Lucky and Jake. They are among 18 stray Golden Retrievers being rescued from Istanbul by the non-profit group Golden Rescue....

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Operation Istanbul: Our Rescue Mission of Love Continues

Our RESCUE MISSION OF LOVE continues for abandoned Golden Retrievers from Istanbul As you all know, we are committed to helping Golden Retrievers by giving them a second chance to live with loving, forever families. We will always continue to help Goldens throughout Canada first and foremost ~ no matter what. Fortunately, we have the necessary resources, golden-hearted volunteers and...

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Istanbul A Rescue Mission of Love

Never be afraid to do what is right especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way. – Martin Luther King Jr. You may have heard about the plight of hundreds of Goldens abandoned in Istanbul. It has...

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