• 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…


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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:


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  • Turkish Rescue Goldens

    Since the start of our Turkish rescue efforts during November 2015, YGRR has taken in a total of 30 beautiful Goldens in need from Turkey. Our efforts are continuing,…


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  • Sophie #5261 Sophie was rescued from a shelter in Turkey after the puppy mill where she lived was shut down by the government. Little did Sophie know that this…


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  • YGRR Wish List

    Welcome to the YGRR Wish List page! The following is a list of items that we currently need. We will update the list as the need for a particular…


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  • YGRR Wins 2015 Purebred Rescue of the Year Award

    We are excited to announce that Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue has been named the winner of the 2015 Vanderpump Purebred Rescue of the Year awarded at the 61st annual…


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  • Mack #5174

    Mack was 11 when his family could no longer keep him. Mack had a history of chronic ear problems.  He was taken to the vet for the most recent…


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  • Mariah #5262

    Happy Holidays from Mariah #5262! Mariah arrived in the United States on November 12 as one of the first group of Golden Retrievers YGRR rescued from Turkey.  In Turkey,…


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  • Brandon #5104

    Happy Thanksgiving from Brandon #5104!   Brandon was 2 when his family lost their home and could not keep him. Brandon was described as a big puppy who loved to be…


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  • Abygail #5105

    Abygail was 8 when her chronic allergies, which caused constant skin and ear infections, became too much for her family to afford. They wanted Abygail to get the best…


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