Welcome to Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue

We are the third largest Golden Retriever Rescue in the country, finding homes for over 300 dogs annually.

Our dogs are placed in foster homes where we can assess their temperament and provide them with all the necessary veterinary care they would need prior to adoption.


03 September 2023 September 3, 2023 - April 1

Please join us for Goldie Palooza on Sunday April 7, 2024, from 10am - 4pm at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, CA. EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE AND TICKETS ARE...

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03 October 2023 All day

  Order your SCGRR 2024 Happy Golden Days Calendar for $30. There are two ways to purchase: Make a check payable to SCGRRescue and send it to: SCGRRescue c/o Vivian...

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07 April 2024 April 7 - April 7, 2025

VIG Packages are now SOLD OUT!! General Admission tickets are still available.   Become one of the 150 VIGs at Goldie Palooza 2024! In addition to a pawtastic VIG tote,...

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Our Goal

Our goal is to find loving, lifetime homes for each dog that comes through our doors. Every dog has their own representative from the time they enter the rescue through to their adoption.

Our Mission

Our mission is to rescue homeless Golden Retrievers, Golden mixes, and like breeds in Southern California from situations of abuse and neglect regardless of conditions or circumstances.

Our Vision

Our vision is to build a sanctuary to serve as a halfway house, where each of our beloved rescue dogs can rest and recuperate while we evaluate their needs, prior to being placed with a foster or permanent family.
Support a Permanent Foster

Support a Permanent Foster

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$ 2300 to go

Fundraiser for Cork

7+ year old Cork came in as a stray to Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue after he was found at a local shelter. Once we rescued him, our vet noticed a possible heart condition through basic vetting. He had labs, xrays and echocardiogram to determine a diagnosis. We took him to a cardiologist to read

$ 1500 to go

Support International Golden Rescues

Together with our rescue partners in Turkey, South Korea, Taiwan and China, SCGRR works to bring beautiful and often abandoned Golden Retrievers to Southern California.  International Rescues are often very costly to the rescue as the dog can be the price of a full fare ticket if we do not have volunteers that are already

$ 10000 to go


Calendar pre-sale available!




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