Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue

Foster homes needed!

Our Mission Statement

To save unwanted, neglected, and abandoned Golden Retrievers
To provide safe and loving foster homes
To provide food for the hungry
To seek veterinary care for the sick or injured
To place each Golden in a good home
To work with shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups to protect and place Goldens
To help educate pet owners regarding the need to sterilize their pet,
proper health care of their pet, and proper feeding
To inform people of the many wonderful characteristics and attributes of the Golden Retriever

Our Adoptable Goldens

Adoption Fees

Goldens from 7 months through 7 years-old - $300
Goldens from 8 years and older- $150


Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue is a Michigan nonprofit corporation. All donations are tax deductable.

Donations can be mailed to:
P.O. Box 1455
Grand Rapids, MI 49501

Who We Are

Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue is a Michigan nonprofit corporation. GLGRR is run solely by volunteers who are dedicated to helping Goldens find safe, loving homes. We rescue Goldens from shelters, animal control facilities, and often times owners. We provide foster care for each dog until a permanent home can be found.

Each Golden is spayed/neutered, vaccinated, heartworm tested and put on preventative or treated if positive, parasite free, and temperament tested prior to adoption.

An adoption fee of $350 is required for all of our Goldens that are between the age of 8 weeks and 6 months. Goldens 7 months through 7 years have an adoption fee of $300. Goldens 8 years and over require an adoption fee of $150. All applicants must complete an adoption application and talk with one of our volunteers. If approved, a GLGRR volunteer will assist the applicant in adopting a Golden that will fit nicely into the applicant’s home.

Adopting a Golden Friend

For an adoption application please go to

Surrendering a Golden Retriever

Please call 616-336-1707 for information on surrendering a Golden

Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue
Phone: 616-336-1707

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