Golden Retriever Rescues In Vermont (Adopt A Golden Near You)

So you’ve decided to rescue a Golden Retriever…

That’s amazing!

In this post, you’ll see a list of the best Golden Retriever rescues in and around Vermont, plus 3 extra ways to find a rescue Golden.

So you’ll also get our best tips to help you prepare and care for your pup when you bring them home.

Let’s dive in!

Golden Retriever Rescues In Vermont

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Here is the dedicated Golden Retriever rescue in Vermont:

Golden Huggs Rescue

Location: Waitsfield


Golden Retriever Rescues Near Vermont

If Golden Huggs Rescue doesn’t have a Golden currently available for you, here’s where you can find Golden Retriever rescues in nearby states:

3 Extra Ways To Find A Rescue Golden Retriever

If the Golden Retriever rescues in or near Vermont don’t have a Golden for you, there are a few other ways for you to find a Golden.

The first option is to visit your local animal shelter.

This is a long shot since most Goldens go fast in these shelters, but if you check early and often, you may get lucky.

Plus, there’s always the chance that you’ll find another dog there who steals your heart!

The second option is to join your local Golden Retriever Facebook groups and get to know people in there.

People who need to find a new home for their Golden will sometimes post there and try to find a new home for their pup themselves instead of going through a rescue organization.

If you’re on at the right time, you may find a Golden who needs your home.

Just be sure to watch out for scammers!

(Watch this video about the UGLY truth about Golden Retrievers for more on scammers)

The final way to find a rescue Golden who needs you is to get involved with your local Golden Retriever club.

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The members there might have insider info on a Golden who needs a loving home.

This is another long shot, but the more Golden Retriever lovers you know, the more likely you are to find a Golden of your own.

And speaking of local Golden Retriever Clubs…

Golden Retriever Clubs Near Vermont

Your local Golden Retriever club can help you potentially find a Golden and they can also help you raise them.

For example, your local club can help with:

  • Socializing and exercising your Golden through their dog sports and other events
  • Getting advice from experienced Golden Retriever owners
  • Getting referrals for services like vets, groomers, and doggy daycares

Here are the Golden Retriever Clubs near Vermont:

Maine Golden Retriever Club


Location: Cornish, ME

Yankee Golden Retriever Club


Location: Boston, MA

Northeastern New York Golden Retriever Club


Location: Albany, NY

Golden Retriever Resources & Tips

If you’re still trying to decide if a Golden Retriever is the right dog for you, or if you want to learn more about the breed, check out these articles:

Here’s a list of everything you need for a Golden Retriever, and you can click here for a list of Golden Retriever rescues in every state.

Adopting A Golden Retriever

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Adopting a Golden Retriever is an amazing thing.

It’s not always easy, but it’ll be more than worth it because of all the love and fluffy hugs they’ll bring.

Have you rescued a Golden before?

Let us know down in the comments!

And if you want to learn more about whether or not a Golden Retriever is right for you, take this quiz!

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