• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Auction 2017 Photos

    Please click here if you would like to watch the auction video: Video

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  • Rescue – Before and After Video

    This video was played at the 2017 YGRR auction. It clearly shows the extensive love and care each and every dog receives when they come to Riverview. Without your generosity, we would not be able to do what we do. Thank you for allowing us to help dogs in need.   Before and After Video Auction […]

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  • YGRR Benefit Auction 2017

    SPECIAL EVENTS YGRR Benefit Auction! Save the Date:  Saturday, April 29, 11:30 AM – 4 PM Boxborough Regency in Boxborough, MA (Exit 28 off Route 495) If you are planning to stay overnight, please mention YGRR when making your reservation with the Boxborough Regency for a discounted rate.   Please join us for YGRR’s annual […]

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  • Volunteer Transport from start to finish

      An Odyssey of the Mind, and Soul By Brian Kling, YGRR President Four and a half years ago, in 2012, we drove up the driveway at Riverview to meet a dog that we didn’t know, hoping that he would like us and want to come home with us.  We had lost our only sweetheart […]

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