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Wanetta Doucette-Goodman & Dan Botnick

Golden Angels Wanetta Doucette-Goodman & Dan Botnick

Wanetta’s son fell in love with Goldens after watching Homeward Bound and on his 12th birthday, he received a Golden puppy, Shadow, who filled their home with joy for almost 14 years.  Wanetta discovered GR at The Pickering Markets and kept up with our activities on Facebook, but when the...

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Dave Little

Golden Angels Dave Little

In 2015, Dave didn’t have a Golden and decided to get his Golden fix by volunteering for Golden Rescue. Dave is always ready, willing, and happy to jump in anywhere he is needed. He has also done many long transports picking up our precious cargo. He has also picked up Goldens at the Montreal airport...

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Nancy Arruda

Golden Angels Nancy Arruda

One day some years ago, friends visited Nancy’s cottage and brought their Golden. Nancy had not grown up with dogs but instantly fell in love with her beautiful Golden visitor. After this visit and before they knew anything about rescue groups, Nancy and her husband, Mark, got their first Golden...

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Susanne Trumpour

Golden Angels Susanne Trumpour

Susanne Trumpour volunteered to become a foster mom in June of 2009 and almost immediately accepted her first foster.  Despite the fact that she had no experience with special needs dogs, Susanne has graciously accepted these challenges with a smile.  Susanne’s foster Goldens have quickly become part of her family...

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Golden Angels Jude Heather

Jude lost her nine-year-old Golden and six months later their 14-year-old crossed the Rainbow Bridge. This was devastating and their house was no longer a home. One day not too long after, a Golden Rescue email found its way into her inbox with a picture of two seniors looking for...

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Terry Woodrow

Golden Angels Terry Woodrow

Terri became a GR volunteer almost four years ago. An addicted Golden lover, Terri lives in retirement with her husband Bob and their two Goldens, Amber and Jack #2296, and their rescued cat Loki. Not too long ago they moved into their dream log home in Haliburton, where they have...

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The Kalmegess clan

Golden Angels Mike & Terri Newey

Mike and Terri had dogs long before they had children. Total dog lovers, this couple have had many breeds including their beloved Nova Scotia Duck Toller Retrievers. After Mike retired from GM, they started their own business ~ Kalmegess Kennels, which started with boarding and expanded into grooming, day care,...

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Golden Angels Shannon & Jeff McKenzie

Shannon and Jeff and their children, Saige and Masen, are wonderful additions to GR’s volunteer family. They are fantastic fosters and in their two short years with GR have already fostered eight Goldens. They first heard of GR when out hiking with their Golden Sadie when they encountered a couple...

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