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YGRR Goldens are placed within the six New England states only (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). All YGRR Goldens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption.

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YGRR Accepts Golden Retrievers from the Six New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island & Vermont) Goldens must be admitted to YGRR by authorized staff and trained volunteers only.


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With the support of our members and donors we have successfully provided services to over 5,000 Goldens in need. We look forward to many more years of fulfilling our mission to support these wonderful creatures.

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Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue is about compassion.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive medical care, behavioral evaluations, and adoptive homes to homeless Golden Retrievers in the six New England states. Goldens may be admitted to YGRR from outside New England on a case-by-case basis.

Goldens Rescued

Latest Rescue Story

  • International Rescue update - YGRR has rescued another 10 beautiful Goldens from Turkey. Our staff and volunteers coordinated efforts and the mission was executed flawlessly. YGRR pays 100% of the costs associated with the care and transportation of  these dogs to the USA, and their ongoing care once they arrive at Riverview.  At a cost of over $2000 per […]

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