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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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Golden Angels Carolyn Hart

Carolyn is a passionate fan of Goldens and a true friend to rescue. She first discovered Golden Rescue in 2008 when she adopted Butler #971, who joined her forever family, which included two Golden siblings, Carly and Dixie. Since then, Carolyn and her husband Alan have adopted three other amazing Goldens ~ Gracie #1818, Casey #1957, and most recently Gibson...

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Golden Angels Robyn Scott

Robyn adopted Jack #578 in 2004 and when Jack crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2018, he was almost 15.  Robyn of course was broken-hearted but not ready for a new family member yet so she decided to answer a request for volunteers from GR hoping this might fill the void left by dear Jake.  Robyn handles airport arrivals as well...

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Golden Angels Ben Samann

Ben spent six years on Golden Rescue’s Board of Directors, primarily as our Picnic Chair but also as a vocal and supportive member of the Board.  Ben first got involved with GR after adopting Maggy #1622, a special-needs epileptic girl who charmed everyone she met.  Since then, Ben has adopted Toby #2000 and Daisy #2221.  Sadly, Daisy recently crossed the...

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Golden Angels Sue Montgomery

Sue has been involved with rescue for many years in many different capacities.  Buddy is her current Golden, who follows in the footsteps of Bailey and Casey, her first two Goldens who have crossed the Rainbow Bridge.  Buddy shares his life with two siblings ~ a Bichon named Finnegan and Koffee, a Springer Spaniel.  Sue is an incredibly dedicated volunteer...

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