FALL FUN FOR LIGRR
Fall has finally arrived and LIGRR has a lot going on
this fall. Please join us at these wonderful fall
October 29 — Barkfest at Eisenhower Park
October 30 — Four Seasons Sunrooms &
Windows presents The Great Pup-kin Fest 11:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m. at 5005 Veterans Memorial highway,
Holbrook, NY 11741
November 10 — Comedy Night at Governor's
Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, NY 11756
7:30. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are
PLEASE JOIN US IN THE FUN AND HELP US TO RAISE FUNDS
Help LIGRR go for the Gold
LIGRR is collecting unwanted gold (single earrings,
broken items, pieces of chain, etc.). It's a BIG
WIN! You de-clutter your jewelry box and donate it to
LIGRR. The money made will help the dogs WIN BIG!
Simply call LIGRR at 516-578-3803 so that a volunteer
can arrange to get your donation.
Summer Reading Supports Rescue
Have a great summer read, and help support rescue at the
same time. All proceeds will be donated to Long Island
Golden Retriever Rescue.
These books tell the story of two of our many rescues
Books are available at Amazon.com, and other retailers
in both e-reader and paperback formats.
Eclipse was a seven year old dog who came into rescue
with cancer. Within three months she had major surgery
and became a certified therapy dog. As if that
isn't amazing enough she became the first and only
therapy dog to work in Hospice at a local hospital.
That's only the beginning of her miraculous story.
Cinco was a probable puppy mill breeder dog who came
into rescue at about three years of age. Mill dogs can
have many problems, and that certainly applied to
Cinco. Heck, he even went to see a psychiatrist — really.
All of LIGRR's rescues could have a book all their
own. Please help us to keep our rescue efforts going by
reading about just two of these many amazing rescued
Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc. (LIGRR) is a non-profit
organization operated exclusively by volunteers dedicated to improving the
quality of life of Golden Retrievers who are neglected, abused, or abandoned.
Services are also provided to owners who can no longer care for their Golden
Retriever. It is our mission to provide veterinary care and loving adoptive
homes for any Golden in need - no matter whether the dog is a young puppy or a
Note: Please call us when you send a
fax so we can look for it.
- Postal address:
- Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 566
Plainview, New York 11803-0566
- Electronic mail (email):
As a volunteer organization, we are dependent
on the generous donations of our supporters.
In order to help raise funds, we have a
number of items which are made by our
volunteers and sold. These items are shown on
the Fund Raising page.
Of course, if you wish to donate to our
cause, you can by simply sending the donation
to the address shown on the "Contact Us" tab.
Please be aware that our organization is a
501(c)(3) corporation, and, as such, your
contributions are tax deductible.
Here are some easy ways to help LIGRR:
When you are out walking with your dog set your
cell phone on
http://www.wooftrax.com and select Long
Island Golden Retriever Rescue and they will
donate money to LIGRR based on how long you
When you search something on the web use
http://www.goodsearch.com as your search
When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates
0.5% of the purchase price to Long Island Golden
Retriever Rescue Inc. Bookmark the link
support us every time you shop.
All dogs leave our program:
- fully vaccinated,
- spayed / neutered,
- heartworm & fecal tested
Any medically compromised golden is treated the best as we are able.
All dogs taken in incur boarding expenses of a minimum of $20/day.
The following table shows dogs rescued by year. The latest
year is a year-to-date total as of December 31.
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We also have links to all of our forms on this