Why are there so few, if any, available Goldens?

There is currently a shortage of Goldens needing new homes not just in Arizona, but nationwide. You may have read on our website or in our newsletters that our dedicated volunteers are actively engaged in acquiring unwanted Goldens from countries around the world. Because of these efforts, we hope to be shortening the waiting time for available dogs. Even so, we do have a waiting list of approved families looking for dogs. 

These families filled out an application, had a Home Visit and were approved to adopt. When we do rescue a Golden, our Placement Team usually can find an approved home within hours. That is why you see few or none on our gallery of Available Goldens. They are adopted almost the same day as they are rescued.

Meanwhile, we encourage you to complete an application now, keeping in mind that the more flexible you are in defining what you are looking for - age, sex, health, etc. - the easier it will be to be matched with your forever friend.

Click on the link below for more information.

Why Do I Have to Wait so long to adopt?

"In a perfect world, every dog would have a home
and every home would have a dog."

22-081 Buddy

22-081 Buddy

Adoption Pending -- Buddy was found as a stray in Mesa. He was taken to a vet and...

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22-080 Callie

22-080 Callie

Adoption Pending -- Callie is a 17 month old high energy blonde Golden. She has been...

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22-079 Goldie

22-079 Goldie

Adoption Pending -- Goldie is coming to us from Mexico. She is approximately 4 1/2 months...

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22-078 Wanda now Buttercup

22-078 Wanda now Buttercup

Adoption Pending -- Wanda was surrendered to our rescue by the owner. Her new name is...

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22-077 Lily

22-077 Lily

Adoption Pending -- Lily was transferred from Ohio to Arizona. She is two years old. She is...

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22-076 Princess

22-076 Princess

Adoption Pending -- Princess is coming to us from GRIN in Ohio. She came in from the same...

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22-075 Gracie

22-075 Gracie

Adoption Pending -- Gracie came to us from Golden Retrievers in Need (GRIN). She came...

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22-074 Patsy now Birdie

22-074 Patsy now Birdie

Adoption Pending -- Patsy is coming from Golden Retrievers in Need. (GRIN) She is an English...

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22-073 Milo

22-073 Milo

Adoption Pending -- Milo is a 3-year-old golden intact male. Amount...

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22-072 Lala now Sasha

22-072 Lala now Sasha

Adoption Pending -- Lala/Sasha was an owner surrender. She has lots of fun and gets...

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22-071 Owen

22-071 Owen

Adoption Pending -- Owen is coming to the U.S. from China. He needs a home with no...

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22-070 Tony

22-070 Tony

Adoption Pending -- Tony is coming to the U.S. from China. He needs a home with no...

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22-067 Alan

22-067 Alan

Adoption Pending -- Alan is coming to the U.S. from China. He needs a home with...

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22-066 Lion

22-066 Lion

Adoption Pending -- Lion is coming to the U.S. from China. He needs a home with...

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22-065 Cole

22-065 Cole

Adoption Pending -- Cole is coming to the U.S. from China. He needs a home with...

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22-061 Susan

22-061 Susan

Adoption Pending -- Susan is coming to the U.S. from China. She needs a home with no...

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22-058 Cindy

22-058 Cindy

Adoption Pending -- Cindy is coming to the U.S. from China. She needs a home with no...

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22-056 Sydney

22-056 Sydney

Adoption Pending -- Sydney is a female golden retriever about two years old. She came from...

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22-055 Puppy now Lexi

22-055 Puppy now Lexi

Adoption Pending -- Lexi came to us as a owner return in. She was born July 4,...

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22-054 Max

22-054 Max

Adopted -- Max is a gorgeous senior boy. He was an owner turn in. He had a trainer...

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22-053 Daisy

22-053 Daisy

Adopted -- Daisy is a seven month old English cream retriever. Daisy is housebroken, doggy...

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22-052 Kayla Rae

22-052 Kayla Rae

Adopted -- 1 1/2 year old intact female who is being surrendered with multiple other...

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22-051 Hoppy

22-051 Hoppy

Adopted -- A life saved; it doesn’t matter for how long. When Hoppy’s owner had to move...

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22-050 Oliver

22-050 Oliver

Adopted -- Oliver is an owner surrender. He has tons of energy but sleeps very quietly all...

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22-049 Leo

22-049 Leo

Adopted -- Leo was recently moved to live with another dog who bit him in the...

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22-048 Laird

22-048 Laird

Adopted -- Laird is a young, handsome 7 yr old who would love to be your only pal. He...

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22-047 Melody

22-047 Melody

Adopted -- Melody is a rescue from Mexico. She was left in an abandoned house with no food for...

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22-045 Gaspar

22-045 Gaspar

Adopted -- Gaspar was rescued from Mexico.  He was burned with boiling water and was found...

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22-044 Hendrix

22-044 Hendrix

Adopted -- Hendrix is an ex-show dog and is intact.  Has been shown his entire life. ...

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22-042 Harry

22-042 Harry

Adoption Pending -- Harry is a rescue from Mexico and came in with Megan. He too is good with...

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22-041 Angus

22-041 Angus

Adopted -- Angus was found wandering the streets and no one claimed him.  He would be an...

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22-039 Lizzy

22-039 Lizzy

Adopted -- Lizzie is bonded with her sister Misty. Lizzy has been well taken care of and is...

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