• 2017 Auction Items Preview

    Here are some of the wonderful items we will have available for bidding at the 2017 YGRR auction! Check back often to see new items!!

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  • The Golden Retriever: A Scottish Legacy

    The Golden Retriever: A Scottish Legacy Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the breed Presented by Joy Viola The lecture will cover the breed’s early history, as well as its emigration from Scotland and its evolution from a hunting dog to service as search and rescue dogs, avalanche dogs, guide dogs and assistance […]

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  • Submit your 2018 YGRR calendar photos

    We are now accepting submissions for the 2018 YGRR calendar! Goldens must be YGRR Goldens. Will your YGRR Golden be our cover model? If your Golden was featured in the 2017 calendar, we cannot accept another photo of your Golden until we are ready for the 2019 calendar. Eligibility is every other year. Deadline is […]

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  • Spring Yankee Candle Fundraiser

    The YGRR Spring Yankee Candle Fundraiser has started!! YGRR receives 40% of every sale!! Don’t forget to enter Group # 990066749 where it says “Start Shopping”, so that YGRR gets credit for your order. The direct link to order is below. From California to Maine, you can easily raise funds for YGRR during this fundraiser. […]

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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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  • Where to buy a 2017 YGRR Calendar

    The following is a list of locations to purchase a 2017 calendar. It will change as we add locations throughout the season. In addition to all of the wonderful locations throughout New England, we have once again partnered with Pet Life Stores, located throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts! Please also visit our Event page, where […]

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  • Yankee Candle Fundraiser

    YANKEE GOLDEN RETRIEVER RESCUE Group # 990066749 ( Don’t forget to add this!) 40% of all sales will go towards the YGRR Dogs!!! We are happy to be partnering with Yankee Candle Fundraising, by offering premium products from the world’s #1 candle brand. Help us to exceed our fundraising goals, and enjoy wonderfully fragrant candles […]

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  • YGRR 2017 Calendar is now available!

    It’s here! The much-loved YGRR tradition continues in this year’s 2017 Golden Retriever calendar. One of our top fundraising efforts,100% of the profits from calendar sales go toward the care of dogs at YGRR. Still only $13, plus shipping, it’s a great way to support our organization. Anyone interested in volunteering to sell calendars on […]

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  • YGRR Volunteer Program

    Dear YGRR Members and Friends,  Each year, hundreds of YGRR Volunteers provide thousands of hours of service in support of various facets of our program including: — Providing Home Visits for prospective adopters — Transporting incoming dogs from shelters/transfers to our participating veterinarians — Assisting with website maintenance — Supporting Staff with administrative and retail […]

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