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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. Hundreds of the loving pets have been abandoned on the streets or left in shelters as casualties of economic decline or fallen status symbols.…

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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 processes in place to rescue Golden Retrievers worldwide, while consistently fulfilling our commitment to help every single Golden in need in our backyard… wherever that backyard happens to be.…

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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 been in the news and on social media and we have been following this travesty.…

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Media Coverage for 2015 Picnic

CHEX TV (Peterborough)
September 17 segments with Ben and Toby at the following points during the newscast 1:50-2:30, 3:38-5:50, 18:55-20:30, 39:04-End Peterborough Examiner
“Golden Rescue celebrates its 25th anniversary,” Dale Clifford. September 19, 2015. Peterborough This Week
“Three events celebrate the love of canines this weekend,” no author. September 18 2015.





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GR Rescue…About Second Chances

GR Rescue…About Second Chances Article in Tecumseth Shoreline, LaSalle Post & Lakeshore News
Story by Matt Weingarden (Staff Reporter) George #682 has been given a second chance. Nine years ago he and Murphy #683 were adopted to their forever home by LaSalle resident Kelly Blais. They were a bonded pair, so the two Golden Retrievers were adopted together through a non-profit organization called Golden Rescue. “I came to know about GR when I adopted the pair,” said Blais.…

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Peterborough Examiner: Guinness World Record Attempt

To raise awareness for the importance of dog rescue efforts, Golden Rescue is attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the most dogs wearing bandanas. The event takes place on Sept. 18 at 7:30 a.m. at Viamede Resort, on Stoney Lake north of Peterborough, and bandanas will be provided. The Ontario-based dog rescue organization needs 1,000 dogs to set the record and is asking dog owners and dog-friendly organizations to take part.…

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