Available Goldens

We have several Goldens ready for adoption right now.

Browse the online profiles of these wonderful dogs and apply to adopt one!

Browse available goldens

A Circle of Love
A Plea for Foster Families

Fostering a dog in need can be one of the most rewarding ways to volunteer.

Thinking of fostering a Golden? We're always looking for good homes.

Learn about fostering

GRR Membership

Gold Ribbon Rescue relies on membership donations from caring individuals to continue helping Goldens in trouble.

Support Gold Ribbon Rescue by becoming a member today!

Join GRR

With Great Appreciation

With sincere thanks to the following donors whose contributions in 2015 have helped our rescue dogs in so many ways.

2015 Donor List


20 Years and Counting!

Click here for a look back at 2017 video.

Hotline: (512) 659-4653 (GOLD)

Gold Ribbon Rescue, Inc. (GRR) was founded in 1998 to meet three objectives. GRR's main function is to provide a network for sheltering, rehabilitation and placing Golden Retrievers in permanent homes in Central Texas. GRR's second function is to provide public education about responsible dog ownership and, in particular, about the Golden Retriever breed. Third, GRR provides a forum for Golden Retriever fanciers to meet. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization as recognized by the IRS. More…

Upcoming Events!

Valentine's Day Party at the Zoom Room

Join us for fun at the Valentine's Day Party at the Zoom Room on February 17th. Click here for details and to RSVP. This event is limited to 45 dogs with no more than two from a family. See you there!

February 17th 5pm - 7pm
Zoom Room Dog Training
7739 Northcross Drive, Suite H
Austin, TX 78757

Compassion Fatigue Workshop for Animal Rescue Workers

This free workshop is open to all volunteers and staff who work in an animal rescue environment. Whether this is part of your job, or just your passion, we are all prone to "burn out". This workshop will help you with coping skills and strategies as well as give time to issues you have dealt with and how you have managed them." This workshop is hosted by the Helotes Humane Society and is facilitated by Leslie J. Hoy of Triangle Consulting, a well-qualified expert on the topic. Click here for details and to RSVP.

February 25, 2018 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Helotes Lions Club
14690 Bandera Rd.
Helotes, Texas 78023

Amplify Austin!

March 1-2
Stay tuned for more details!

Volunteer Orientation!

Looking to get more involved with GRR? We are always in need of more volunteers. We will introduce our organization and volunteer opportunities that are available. There will also be a Golden Retriever present at training as a demonstration! RSVP to Shannon Bennett.

February 25, 2018 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
March 17, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Austin Animal Center
7201 Levander Loop Bldg A
Austin, TX 78702

Save the date!

Pints for Pups at Yard Bar

April 14th

Volunteer Appreciation!

May 6th

Support GRR

Help fund GRR's efforts by buying from one of these cooperating companies


The next time you’re at Randalls link your Remarkable Card to our number 8583. Randalls will pay us a percentage of your purchase at NO COST to you. So use your card every time you shop.


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Shop on Amazon with this special link and donate to GRR at the same time.

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Direct Donation

Help us by making a tax deductible donation to Gold Ribbon Rescue.

Become a monthly donor and we'll automatically charge your credit card each month or draft your checking account.



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