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Golden Angels Ashley Donaldson

This talented lady joined Golden Rescue’s education and advocacy team and last year also joined the intake team, a role that is very involved and requires compassion and a great deal of organization. As a professional performer/dancer, Ashley has worked for Disney and in a number of movies and high-profile performances in the GTA. She is also a professional seamstress...

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Golden Angels Elaine Armstrong

Elaine’s Golden, Friday, came to her as a puppy when she volunteered with Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Her family raised him from a puppy for one full year taking him everywhere they went. They thoroughly enjoyed this experience and were ecstatic when he was offered back to them after two months of training, as he was not a...

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Golden Angels Dr. Scott Bainbridge

Dr. Scott is an owner/partner of the Dundas West Animal Hospital. Scott and his clinic started supporting Golden Rescue eight years ago and Scott became more intrigued with Golden Rescue after seeing some of the amazing Goldens who were coming to him as patients from Istanbul and Cairo. When Scott’s family lost their dog Kia, they adopted sweet Cleo #3390...

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Golden Angels Dr. Brittany Dunlop

Doctor Brittany is a foster superstar. After being introduced to Golden Rescue three short years ago, she has already fostered five Goldens, including our infamous Flyer #3293. Brittany grew up with Goldens as her mother was a responsible Golden breeder, so she always had four or five Goldens living in her home. She loves all animals and her chiropractic vet...

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Golden Angels Lynn Allan

Lynn has loved Goldens all her life. After losing her first rescued Golden, Crew #1616 in early 2015, Lynn wasn’t ready to adopt but wanted to help Golden Rescue in his memory, so she signed up to volunteer wherever needed. She joined the Facebook team and also helped with website updates, home visits, and transports. She also helped with fundraising...

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E-Blast Creator

Do you have experience with MailChimp? We are looking for design-minded volunteers to join our team and help create visually appealing E-Blasts! We are looking for individuals with experience to help us take our E-communitcations to the next level! If you are creative, passionate about rescue and enjoy being part of a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you.

Estimated time commitment: 5-10 hours per month

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Fundraising Team Members

We are looking for passionate and dedicated Golden lovers to help grow the fundraising program. With a knowledge or interest in fundraising, we’re looking for committed volunteers who share our mission to help develop creative and effective fundraising initiatives. The demand to rescue and save Goldens from around the globe continues to grow and we’re striving to help as many as we can. We’re looking for help to identify and solicit corporate partners and find alternate ways to fundraise.

Estimated time commitment: 10-15 hours per month

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Golden Angels Laurie Beaton

Laurie and her family were introduced to GR when they decided to adopt. They adopted Abby #3093 (who incidentally is on this issue’s cover) ~ an international Golden beauty from Cairo. Abby has become an amazing sister to Laurie’s other Golden, Bentley. When they met Abby at the airport, it was love at first sight and their tears of joy filled the terminal. Abby and Bentley have become the best of friends and enjoy camping with the family so...

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