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Golden Retriever puppies and dogs in Hamilton, Ontario

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We'll also keep you updated on Arctic's adoption status with email updates.
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Arctic

Golden Retriever Husky

Male, Puppy
Cambridge, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Arctic | Male | 14 Weeks | Northern Mix | Dogs: Yes | Cats: Yes | Kids: Yes Here’s Arctic! Arctic is warm and snuggly, unlike his name sake! This sweet guy is a total and absolute love bug. He is always down to snuggle. He is a rowdy boy that loves to play with the other pups and chase around the yard. He would do anything for a wonderful belly rub after getting all his energy out! Arctic is a big people pleaser and wants to always be with you. He is very affectionate and playful! He’s a little smaller than his brother in size and floof but just as big in personality! Although they may be cute, puppies are a lot of work! Puppies need families that are home often to continue working on their house training and socialization. Their adoptive family must be committed to registering them for obedience classes. Arctic is current on age appropriate vaccines. He is being fostered in Markham, ON. 📌 Apply to Adopt! ⬇️ https://forms.gle/eUHpAWmHhUvmVQ8C6
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Peaches

Golden Retriever Husky

Female, Puppy
Cambridge, ON
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Peaches | Female | 12 Weeks | Husky Mix | Dogs: Yes | Cats: Yes | Kids: Yes Peaches, Peaches, Peaches, Peaches, Peaches! (Come on, I know you sang it too) This little lady is a spitfire of a pup! She is energetic and playful! Don’t let her retriever looks fool you, she’s not a couch potato she’s a northern dog through and through! Peaches foster mom wrote a bit about her! Read below ⬇️ “Bailey is a cuddly girl who loves to check in on her humans. She is starting to learn to use bells to notify her humans that she needs to go outside for a pee. She will need to continue working on her house training. She settles quickly in her crate, occasionally whimpering or barking for a couple of minutes. She sleeps through the night until about 7am when she will make noise to let her humans know she is up and ready for the day. She is gentle, kissing hands and feet when she wants attention. She likes to play in water and make messes on the floor to roll in. Shes curious and always looking for something, or someone, new to play with” Although they may be cute, puppies are a lot of work! Puppies need families that are home often to continue working on their house training and socialization. Their adoptive family must be committed to registering them for obedience classes. Peaches is current on age appropriate vaccines. She is being fostered in Stratford, ON. 📌 Apply to Adopt! ⬇️ https://forms.gle/eUHpAWmHhUvmVQ8C6
We'll also keep you updated on Connie's adoption status with email updates.
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Connie

Golden Retriever

Female, Adult
Drumbo, ON
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
For Adoption: Connie! Please read our dog bios carefully to be sure that the dog you are applying for suits your family and lifestyle. We at PDR believe in the benefits of post-adoption training for our dogs and their families. This allows for continued socialization, learning and helps to create a well-mannered and balanced dog. Post-adoption training is a requirement in our adoption process. To apply for adoption and for more information on our process and requirements, visit our website at https://pounddog.ca/adoption-info/. Introducing Connie!! Constance if your feeling fancy… Connie is a sweet and sensitive 7-year-old Golden Retriever! She’s a healthy 54 pounds, and that is the perfect weight for her stature, regular walks/exercise will keep her in shape! Connie spent the first 7 years of her life as a breeding dog at a puppy mill. The environment of a puppy mill has left Connie sensitive to loud noises and the sounds of day-to-day suburban life. She has come a long way since coming into PDR care, but she is still adjusting to her new life. Connie came in afraid to explore, but with each day she gets more curious and brave! This sweet girl is a joy to foster. She is smart, somewhat food motivated and is developing a love for tennis balls! She loves everyone she’s ever met and most of the dogs she meets, she can be timid around high-energy dogs; so continued socialization and training will be important for her so she can thrive and be the dog she wants to be. She will absolutely not enjoy a dog park environment but could go for walks with, and socialize well with, other low energy, calm dogs. Play time is new to Connie, but she has shown great interest in playing with the toys available to her, especially a ball. She will play fetch for a few minutes at a time but doesn’t seem interested just yet in playing for long periods of time. Connie doesn’t touch anything that isn’t hers and isn’t interested in stealing food, shoes, or anything else that is “off-limits”. Her love of chasing a ball tells us that she will be a great fetch partner in time! Connie is learning to love walks, some days she will walk for a long time, some days she would rather not! She loves to be close to her foster mum and can be demanding of attention at times; so, will need clear boundaries set and some work to build her confidence. When on a walk, she will stop when people walk past her to get pets and enjoys sniffing the new surroundings. She has been known to fear benches and big rocks, but when shown what they are, she will jump up and explore them; and sometimes go under them! Connie really wants to enjoy her new world, so pushes through her fears, she’s a brave girl with a big heart! Due to her experience in the puppy mill, Connie does not love her crate. Her crate training is going well, and she has made great strides, she still needs help getting into the crate, but will go in willingly with that help – she has adjusted much better in a wire crate, so its suggested her forever family use one. She is not a very vocal dog, she sometimes grumbles, but doesn’t express her dislikes vocally. Connie is sometimes fed in her crate, so she is learning that good things happen in her crate too! Connie is left for short time frames (1-3 hours), 5 days a week and is left in her crate for 8 hours, twice a week. Connie is slowly being introduced to walking, exercise, and training. She does enjoy treats and food, but she is still apprehensive from taking it from a hand, unless its chicken, she LOVES chicken!! We have been working on sit and down, with great success when chicken is involved. When walking, she is easily distracted by the noises such as car doors closing, car horns and people outside and around her but with encouraging words and a gentle pull, she is back on way. She is a smart but timid girl and training will help this her flourish and engage her mind so her new family needs to be committed to ensuring that she can get these chances and be set up for success. Connie is not suited for big city living as the hustle and bustle of a city center would be too much for her and traffic noises will scare her. She needs a low key, relaxed and quiet home environment in which to thrive; rural, small town, or quiet subdivision living will suit her just fine. Apartment living might be challenging for Connie, as she will not be comfortable in an elevator, due to her sensitivities a walk up or house (any type) would be best for her. Connie has been on some car rides, while they aren’t her favourite, she will lay on the backseat and take in the journey. She does need some coaxing to get her out of the car, but this will change the more she goes out with her forever family. Her house training has gone very well, she hasn’t had any accidents in the house. It is expected that she will have some regression when she goes to a new home, but will quickly catch on to the new schedule and do her business outside. Her current foster home has a backyard and Connie is used to using that and her walks for her bathroom duties. Connie would do best with children 12 years of age or older, who can be sensitive to her fears and be patient as she comes out of her shell; she would also do well with an older/calmer dog sibling. While she hasn’t been exposed to cats, due to her personality, we believe she would also do well with cats. Connie is spayed and recovered well, she has also had some dental work done due to an abscess. She had a tooth pulled and her teeth cleaned, so that she is ready with her pearly white smile to greet her new family. Connie is learning who she is and is slowly sharing her funny and quirky personality with those around her, in time, she will let everyone see that; and make someone or a family very happy! #rescuedismyfavoritebreed #rescuedog #adoptdontshop #pounddogs #pdr12years #pounddogrescue12yearsstrong Name: Connie ID # PDR2071 Age: 7yrs Gender: female Spayed: yes UTD vaccines: yes Breed: Golden Retriever Colours: gold Coat length: med House trained: yes Special needs: no OK with kids: older OK with cats: yes Ok with dogs: yes, calm dogs Status: adoptable Microchip: yes Size: large Location: Kitchener Adoption fee: $700
We'll also keep you updated on Bella's adoption status with email updates.
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Bella

Golden Retriever

Female, Adult
Toronto, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Bella | 2 years old | 40lbs | Golden Retriever mix |GTA Look at those ears! Bella is as beautiful as her name suggests and in many ways a typical Golden Retriever. She is friendly, affectionate, and chill. She's also hungry! Her fosters say the only time they hear her voice is when she lets them know it's time for her dinner. Bella was abandoned at a shelter by her previous family. Despite this, she is a very trusting and loyal companion. She's very friendly with people and completely peaceful and tolerant around other dogs and cats. She lives for affection and will paw at you for more pets and cuddles. She walks well on leash, and loves spending time outdoors so would make a wonderful buddy for adventures. Bella is shy at first, but warms up quickly since she can't resist pets and snacks. She's such a beautiful and sweet girl. Her forever family will be really lucky to welcome this good girl into their home. Please apply today at https://form.jotform.com/pawsacrossthewater/adoption-application
We'll also keep you updated on Gryffin's adoption status with email updates.
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Gryffin

Golden Retriever

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Toronto, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Introducing Gryffin, a remarkable 4-year-old golden retriever with a heart as golden as his fur. Despite facing the challenge of blindness, Gryffin's spirit remains undaunted, and his love for life knows no bounds. Rescued in 2022 from a small village where his life was threatened by the residents, Gryffin has been patiently waiting for his forever home, residing in a kennel in Turkey. Gryffin's blindness doesn't hinder his social nature in the slightest. He is incredibly sociable, forming bonds effortlessly with cats, dogs, and humans alike. His warm and affectionate personality shines through, making him a beloved companion to all who have the pleasure of meeting him. While Gryffin may lack formal training, his intelligence and eagerness to learn are boundless. With the right guidance and patience, he is sure to blossom into an obedient and well-behaved companion. His future family should be experienced in handling dogs and willing to invest the time and effort into helping Gryffin navigate the world around him. Despite the challenges Gryffin has faced, his resilient spirit and unwavering optimism serve as a testament to his incredible resilience. He dreams of finding a forever home where he can finally experience the love and security he deserves. Gryffin's ideal family would be one that understands his unique needs and is committed to providing him with a lifetime of love, care, and adventure. If you're searching for a loyal and loving companion who will fill your days with joy and inspiration, look no further than Gryffin. With his boundless love and infectious spirit, he is sure to capture the hearts of all who meet him. Could you be the one to give Gryffin the forever home he's been waiting for? Gryffin can fly to Toronto or Vancouver when he finds his forever home! If you are interested in adopting him please apply; https://www.cheers2paws.org/dog-adoption-form
We'll also keep you updated on Vera's adoption status with email updates.
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Vera

Golden Retriever

Female, 4 yrs
Toronto, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Vera: Your Golden Ray of Sunshine! About Vera: Vera is a beautiful 4-year-old Golden Retriever with a heart full of love. Her journey began when a kind person in a village near Istanbul found her wandering the streets and started feeding her. Soon after, Vera became pregnant and gave birth to a lovely litter. Fortunately, a rescue organization in Turkey came across Vera and couldn’t bear to leave her behind, so they brought her to their shelter in Istanbul. Location: Shelter in Istanbul, Turkey Personality: Vera embodies all the wonderful qualities you’d expect from a Golden Retriever. She is incredibly affectionate and adores being around humans. Her sweet and loving nature makes her an ideal companion for anyone looking for a loyal and devoted friend. Living Situation: Currently residing in a shelter in Istanbul, Vera is now ready to find her forever home. She has shown to be good with other dogs, making her a great candidate for homes with existing canine companions. While she hasn’t been tested with children or cats yet, we can arrange for these tests to ensure she’s a perfect fit for your family. Favorite Things: Vera loves human interaction and thrives on attention and affection. Her playful and gentle nature means she enjoys spending time with her people, whether it’s playing fetch, going for walks, or just lounging together. Ideal Home: Vera would flourish in a home where she can receive plenty of love and attention. Her typical Golden Retriever characteristics make her adaptable to various living situations. Vera can fly to Toronto or Vancouver when she finds her forever home! If you are interested in adopting her please apply; https://www.cheers2paws.org/dog-adoption-form

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Cambridge, ON N1R 6Z5

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P.O. Box 261, Drumbo, ON N0J 1G0

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Toronto, ON M6K 1C6

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38.5 miles

Cheers To Paws Animal Rescue

Toronto, ON M6J 1R6

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Toronto, ON M6J 1R6

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