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Who We Are

About GRRoIowa

Golden Retriever Rescue of Iowa (GRRoIowa) helps find forever homes for golden retrievers, goldendoodles, and golden mixes in and around Iowa.



We are a volunteer-run and foster-based rescue supported by a team of dedicated and passionate volunteers throughout Iowa and Minnesota. Our goal is to match the goldens in our care to safe, loving families in Iowa. 

Goldens Available for Adoption

Find a Friend

Meet the most recent goldens available for adoption. Visit Adopt a Golden to see all available goldens looking for their forever home. 

Bailey 23-049

 2/9/24 Potential adopters meet Bailey, a 5-year-old Goldendoodle.  He is such an EASY DOG to love!  Bailey was lovingly surrendered to Golden Retriever Rescue of Iowa by his previous owner, who had significant health issues

Located in:

Cedar Rapids, IA



Forever Home Requirements:

*Physical fence required (no invisible fence)

*Gets along with dogs

*Ok with cats but needs slow introduction

*Children 12+

*No apartments/condos/townhomes

Red 23-056 Closed to Applications

 2/4/24 Please welcome Red to GRRoIOWA’s available dogs.   Red is a two year old female Golden Retriever who came in with Tina, Phillip and Bruce, but she is not a sibling to them.   She has

Located in:

West Liberty, IA



Forever Home Requirements:

*Physical fence preferred but optional (must have plan to keep her safe if no fence)

*Gets along with dogs

*No apartments or condos

*No cats

*Children 8+

Rio 23-020

Update 2/26/24: Rio is looking for his forever family! We know he has special needs but are convinced that he will flourish with the right family. He does need support though. Since our last update,

Located in:

Iowa City, IA

Forever Home Requirements:

*Physical fence required - no Invisible Fence

*No Children

*Another medium-large, confident dog required

*Cats unknown

*Cannot be crated for a work day