• YGRR on Fox 25 Boston!

    On March 29th, a crew from Fox 25 Boston came to Riverview to interview Executive Director Allyson Mackenna and Adoption Coordinator Devon Sprika about our international rescue efforts.We have many international Goldens making their way to Hudson over the next few months, so it was perfect timing to have Fox 25 to visit us. Below […]

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  • Rescues from China

    On November 12, 2015, YGRR welcomed our first 3 Goldens from Turkey.  Since then, over 100 international dogs have found loving new homes here in New England.  As all of our adopters can attest, these dogs embody everything that is so special about our breed. We are excited to announce that YGRR is expanding our […]

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  • Callie, now Emmie, adoption update

    Callie (now Emmie) Update! “It has been 7 weeks since I brought Emmie Mae, (formerly Callie), YGRR #5510 home and I am amazed at how well she has transitioned to our home. She is a delight and has filled the past few weeks with smiles, laughter, joy, and happiness! Everyday, she grows more confident in […]

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  • Spring Yankee Candle Fundraiser 2018

    Our Yankee Candle Fundraiser is in full swing!! YGRR receives 40% of all sales through the Yankee Candle Fundraiser!  It’s SO EASY to raise funds for YGRR this way! Simply share this information with your friends and family, post on social media, or print flyers! Provide our group#, and anyone can go online to make […]

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  • China Dog Rescue

    YGRR Goes To China – by Devon Spirka and Lucille Brooks The planning stages of all this started about 6 months before we flew to Beijing, China and brought back our first three Goldens. When taking on a rescue effort like this, there are lots of legalities and logistics to figure out before-hand in order […]

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  • Where to buy a 2018 YGRR Calendar

    The following is a list of locations to purchase a 2018 calendar. It will change as we add locations throughout the season. In addition to all of the wonderful locations throughout New England. Please also visit our Event page, where there are numerous locations selling calendars on the weekends, thanks to our volunteer, Linda! Thank you […]

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  • New! Exclusive YGRR Wines

    New wine labels available exclusively through Benefit Wines. Is your YGRR dog on one of the labels? Ordering is available through Benefit Wines online, or you can fill out the order forms below, and fax or call in your order to them. YGRR receives $5 for every bottle of wine sold! Perfect for entertaining, or gift […]

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  • The Guisachan Gathering in Scotland to Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Retriever Breed! July 13 to 22, 2018

    Come to the Guisachan Gathering in the Scottish Highlands Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Retriever Breed! July 13 to 22, 2018. For further information, click the link below. Guisachan Gathering Information

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  • 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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  • Event to Benefit Friends of Guisachan

    Joy Viola will be hosting a fundraiser for the Friends of Guisachan on Thursday, May 11 at Talbots located at 149 Great Road, Acton, MA.  10% of pre-tax sales between 4pm and  to 7pm will benefit the Friends of Guisachan, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the ancestral home and history of the Golden […]

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