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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. 

Coco 23-038

Meet Coco! She is a five year old golden retriever and cocker spaniel mix, and her foster says she is ” the sweetest dog who loves, loves, loves people!” She is approximately 50 lbs and

Located in:

Ham Lake, Minnesota

Charley 23-041

Meet Charley! Charley is approximately 10 months old, neutered, and came into GRRoIowa from a closure of a large Iowa commercial breeding operation that you may have seen in the news recently. The Animal Rescue League

Located in:

Iowa City, IA


Working on it!


Another confident, medium to large-sized dog. Requires a physical fence. Cats unknown. Children 10+.

Rio 23-020

Meet Rio! He’s a 9 month old purebred golden retriever who came to GRRoIowa from a breeder. He was the last in his litter and gifted to a family friend, but after a few days,

Located in:

Iowa City, IA


Yes!;Physical fence required. Children 12+. Another medium-large, confident dog required.

So far in 2023...

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