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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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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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Golden Angels Cathy Scime

Cathy is a lifetime Golden lover and she has had three wonderful Golden girls ~ Abby, Cassidy, and Zoey. After losing her third Golden Zoey, Cathy, who has been a long-standing Golden Rescue supporter and donor, decided she wanted to also donate more of her time. She has done home visits, transports, and has met many international flights, welcoming new Goldens to Canada. She is also helping sell Wishbone...

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Golden Angels Josée Constantineau

Josée grew up with Goldens. Macy, her current Golden, is the love of her life and she’s a beautiful, gentle girl. Josée’s love for Goldens led her to find Golden Rescue online and she immediately offered to help in any way she could. Splitting her time between Montreal and Toronto, Josée has literally helped with almost every facet of Golden Rescue ~ events, transports (with one harrowing transport that gave her a few...

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Golden Angels Customs Paperwork Volunteers

Meet our ten unsung heroes ~ Priya Anand, Betty Ann & Mike Blackwell, Anubha Jhaldiyal, Margaret Macdonald, Angie Mason, Jeff Meiusi, Nicky Neicke, Rose Tersigni, and Rachel van der Walt. Some of the work we do at Golden Rescue is not glamorous and isn’t visible to most. Without our Customs Paperwork Volunteers, our international Goldens would not gain entry into...

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Golden Angels Grant Gillespie

Grant, along with his wife Kim and son Brett, are GR superstars. From the first skinny, stinky, dirty Golden they fostered, they have become GR’s special needs fosters. Henry, their first, had so many issues he became a forever foster giving the family unique skills in dealing with Goldens who have had ongoing health issues. Funnily enough, Henry did not...

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Golden Angels Liz Fothergill

Liz discovered Golden Rescue online and got involved by adopting her beloved Duke #2026, who became the perfect companion for their other Golden, Tara. Impressed with Golden Rescue, when Liz retired, she volunteered and started to foster. She was a ‘foster failure’ when her family adopted Riley #2563. Soon after that, Liz moved to New Brunswick, which in many ways...

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Golden Angels Noelle de la Vega

Noelle is one of our newest, super enthusiastic volunteers. Noelle grew up with a Golden and she missed the daily smiles, quirky antics, and endless love that a Golden brings to your life. She very recently adopted Cleo #3238, who arrived here from the streets of Cairo. Noelle claims that Cleo is the sweetest girl you’d ever hope to meet,...

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Golden Angels The Chicago 8 Team

Our volunteers frequently go above and beyond. Recently, a large group of volunteers put their heads together to help another rescue group in the U.S. It’s a long story about why the rescue group from Chicago needed our help but suffice to say they did and we, in the spirit of cooperation and rescue, stepped up. Julie Marriott, our fearless...

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