• Adoption update, Junior

    We’re in Upstate New York visiting my parents and Junior is LOVING all the snow here. He even went cross country skiing with me and loved it so much. He’s such a sweet bubs and has such a huge heart. Everyday we  just feel so lucky to get to love up on this pupper. Thank […]

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  • Adoption update: Baron

    “Baron has been enjoying the laid-back life here. He loves his bed or the carpet in the bedroom at night. He’s such a simple dog, he loves food just like his brother Luke. When we wake up in the morning he’s dancing for breakfast and in the evening he’s dancing for dinner. Baron is a […]

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  • Adoption update, Dusty

    Dusty (as he now goes by) is doing great. He is settling in very well though wasn’t too happy this past week w the very cold weather! We tried some dog booties as he was getting the frozen paws issue, but he wouldn’t keep them on…lol. I imagine this weather is quite different from Turkey. […]

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  • Information about Willow

    YGRR’s philosophy has always been to treat each dog in our care as our own.  As a breed-specific, limited-intake shelter, Yankee would never euthanize a dog for length of stay or lack of space. Furthermore, Yankee spares no expense when it comes to veterinary care, medical specialists, and behavior programs. Willow’s medical conditions were severe, progressive, and […]

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  • Where to buy the YGRR 2021 calendar

    This is the current list of where you can find the 2021 YGRR calendar. Please note that some locations from last year are closed due to Covid concerns; our volunteers are keeping us up-to-date on which places are confirmed. This list will be updated often, so please check back again! We thank each and every […]

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  • The Surprise Inside: When one dog turns into 11

     Late last spring, just days before she was to fly with four other rescued Golden retrievers from China to the U.S., Freedom plopped down in her kennel and gave birth to 10 puppies. It was a surprise to everyone but Freedom. We brought the other four dogs to the U.S. and found them homes, but […]

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  • YGRR’s Molly featured in Seacoast Bark Magazine

    Follow the link below to read about YGRR’s Molly. Molly’s adopters share the story of her 6,000 mile journey from China to the U.S.and commentary from YGRR Executive Director Allyson MacKenna. Seacoast Bark Article

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  • Anny’s story

      Dear YGRR Supporters,   About a month ago we launched our Summer Appeal which featured the story of Anny, one of our dogs from China.  If you did not receive the Appeal, misplaced it or just want to read it again please click on this link:     Anny’s Story and appeal Thanks to you […]

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  • Loki’s Story

    Meet 10-year-old  Loki. On September 14, YGRR received an urgent call to pick up a senior dog. We sent the request out to our wonderful volunteer team, and we were able to respond quickly to this plea for help. What our volunteer found was heartbreaking. A sweet senior guy that had an open wound, was […]

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  • YGRR’s Ralph on Boston’s WAAF Monday’s Mutt Segment

    YGRR’s Ralph made his debut on Boston’s 107.3 WAAF radio today for their Monday’s Mutt segment! Here are the links to watch Ralph strut his stuff on air. Ralph is available for adoption. Please review our adoption information and apply online if you would like to welcome Ralph into your home! https://www.facebook.com/waafrocks/videos/10156008448888285/ https://waaf.radio.com/ For adoption […]

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