A 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization

Available Dogs

This page shows a number of dogs which are currently available for adoption.

If you are interested in adopting a dog, please be aware of the following:

The adoption process consists of the application, the phone interview, and a home visit. We have very limited resources for home visits that are out of state or too far upstate. We do make an effort to do them but often the wait is quite long and there are times when we are unable to do them. Please apply to your local rescue as they might be able to assist you better.

As a matter of policy to protect the privacy of people involved in all phases of adoption, LIGRR volunteers do not give out personal phone numbers or email addresses.  If you are contacted by someone from a personal email or phone, please call LIGRR at 516-578-3803 or email us at ligrr@yahoo.com to verify they are actually working on our behalf.


This page contains links to information and articles which you may find useful in caring for your Golden Retriever. Check it out!

Check out our short list of Dos and Don'ts for getting "Off to a Great Start".

Fund Raising

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 this page.

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 walk.

When you search something on the web use http://www.goodsearch.com as your search engine.

When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue Inc. Bookmark the link
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3479675 and support us every time you shop.

General Information

This page shows a brief history of the Golden Retriever and provides some information on the personality of Golden Retrievers.

Goldens in Need

This page holds information on our rescues in most urgent need of help.


As a volunteer organization, we are always in need of assistance. If you think you may be able to help the organization,

If you are able to:

  • foster a Golden,
  • assist in our rescue effort (i.e. transportation, shelter visits, fund raising),
  • make a monetary donation to help us care for our rescued Goldens,

please send in the Volunteer Application Form . We would love to hear from you!


This page shows the guidelines and procedures which we use for acceptance of a Golden Retriever to be placed and for adoption of a Golden Retriever. If you find you must give up your Golden Retriever or you wish to adopt a Golden Retriever, this is the place for you to start.

Success Stories

Here you will find some of the many stories about Golden Retrievers which have been helped by Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc.

We also have links to all of our forms on this page.


Our Links page shows a number of other Golden Retriever organizations.

Contact Information

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):

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