Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue
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Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue

heartWe have a special Valentine's story about our lovable boy, Ozzy, who wears his heart on his tongue. He has frequent seizures and has been our costliest dog for the past two years. Watch the video above for his story and please consider making a donation so we can continue Ozzy's care and for other dogs like him.

Wine & Design Pet Portrait

Wine & Design

Discover your inner artist. Join us at Wine & Design, Cary on February 23rd from 2 to 4:30 pm to paint a portrait of your pet with us. Twenty five percent of the proceeds will be donated to NRGRR!

It's easy, paint your Pet Portrait with us! Wine & Design professional staff will guide you through the steps to create your masterpiece.

Click here for more information and instructions to complete registration and submit your pet photo(s). 

Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade

St Patrick's Day Parade

You are invited to come march with us in the Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival on Saturday, March 14th in downtown Raleigh.

Click here to see a flyer to see more details about the event. Please RSVP to Ellen at if you plan to march with us or if you have any questions.

2020 Golden Gala 

2020 Golden Gala Logo

April 18th - 6:30 pm
Embassy Suites - Brier Creek
8001 Arco Corporate Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617

Our volunteers are busy organizing the Golden Gala this year and we are looking forward to another wonderful evening sharing our successes and looking toward the future. Tickets and sponsorships are now available. Visit our Gala web page to purchase yours today.

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Love Knows No Borders

Mei Mei

Our first four China dogs have now found loving forever homes! Stay tuned as plans are in the works to bring in 10 more China dogs in the near future. 

Click here to follow our efforts and experiences to rescue golden retrievers from Baicheng, China.

Meet and Greet
March 7th


Come meet our available dogs, talk to us about our rescue and the adoption process, and find out about fostering and other volunteering opportunities. We are at Animall in Cary Towne Center on the first and third Saturday of each month from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M.

Click here for more information about our Meet and Greets.


15 Dogs Adopted
through January 31, 2020

NRGRR is a 501(c)(3) organization in North Carolina that is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of golden retrievers in need. The organization advocates responsible pet ownership, community education and protection of all dogs.

The Rescue Ranger is the our monthly newsletter with stories highlighting our dogs and ways you can support NRGRR.

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P.O. Box 37156 Raleigh • NC 27627 • Phone: 919-676-7144