• Sophie5263

    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 was the first step in a journey of almost 5,000 miles to a new life in the United States. Sophie arrived in November and came out […]

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  • Mack

    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 complication, an ear hematoma, and his family realized that they would not be able to continue to give Mack the medical treatment he needed.  Mack’s family […]

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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, there are hundreds of homeless Golden Retrievers who are either in overcrowded shelters or who are living on the streets and in the forest.  These dogs, […]

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  • Brandon #5104

    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 involved in all his family’s activities.  He still had some puppyish habits like jumping on people, chewing things he shouldn’t, or accidentally knocking over […]

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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 medical treatment so she would be comfortable and healthy, even if that meant letting her go to a new home.  She was described as a phenomenal […]

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    Bailey #5142

    Bailey #5142   Bailey was about 2 years old when a kind-hearted Samaritan took her in. Bailey was not well cared for, and once this individual met her, she could not leave Bailey in her current situation. Although she intended for her family to give Bailey a loving home, she soon discovered that Bailey had […]

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  • Milliesleeps

    Millie #5156

    Millie was 1 ½ years old when she came to Rescue. Millie was not the bravest of Goldens, and her personality was just not the right fit for her family’s lifestyle. They wanted Millie to have a quieter home where she would be happier. Since we take great care to match each dog to the […]

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    Rosebud #5044 and Muffin #5043

    Rosebud and Muffin were surrendered to a shelter in Vermont because their family could no longer afford to care for them. The shelter was inundated with animals, many also turned in due to financial constraints. YGRR had worked with the shelter before, and they knew we would be able to take these 4-year-old littermates into […]

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  • Cayenne #5066

    YGRR received a call from an emergency animal hospital in New England. A 4-year-old dog named Cayenne had been brought in after being struck by a car. Cayenne’s owners only had him for a week and were playing with him off-leash when he ran into the road. His new family could not afford the surgery […]

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  • Sofie5161

    Sofie #5161

    Sofie was seized by an animal control officer because she was living on a chain that was less than 2 feet long. Although there was a bucket of green, scummy water nearby, Sofie was not able to even reach it. The owners did not attempt to get Sofie back after she was seized, so the […]

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