Introducing “Golden Jewel”

Hey everyone, and welcome to the official blog page! We thought it would be great to have a spot where we can all connect. In doing so, our hope will be to keep open communication with our foster and adoptive families. I mean, I’m sure I’m not the only one that is excited to know everything about each special Golden … Read More

Vegas nonprofit rescues dogs from around the world

Here is a feature story from FOX 5 Las Vegas.

Goldens Without Borders Works to Save Dogs Worldwide-Channel 13 News 10/21/16

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – A new dog rescue in Las Vegas is crossing borders to save the lives of golden retrievers worldwide. Goldens Without Borders pays to have the dogs taken out of meat markets and slaughterhouses to bring them to America for a second chance at life. Golden retriever Abby recently took her first steps in America. She had … Read More

The College Football Dogs Arrived

They’re here!  The College Football Dogs — 18 Golden Retrievers from Istanbull — arrived yesterday, bringing AGA’s total of TDs rescued to 231. AGA resumed flights after taking July and August off — it’s too hot in the cargo warehouse for us waiting to board and deplane. There’s no Crown Room for dogs, you know. The plane is nice and … Read More

Air Canada and Ontario Animal Rescue Group Celebrate 100th Golden Retriever ‘Ruffugee’ from Istanbul, Turkey

BARRIE, ON, September 22, 2016 – She survived a fear-filled life on the street, abandonment, an amputation and political unrest in Istanbul, but today she will touch down at Toronto’s Pearson airport and her life will change for the better, forever.  Her name is Gidget (pictured) and she is the 100th Turkish ‘ruffugee’ to be saved  by Golden Rescue ~ Canada’s largest single-breed rescue … Read More

Meet ‘the golden retriever man of Bodrum’ and his ‘Golden Crew’

Living in his old minibus parked on the edge of the industrial estate of Bodrum in southwestern Turkey with his 13 dogs, this 56-year-old man has become known as the ‘golden retriever man’ of the touristic district. Şenol Özbakan has been looking after homeless and abandoned golden retrievers in Bodrum for quite some time now. The number of retrievers he … Read More