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Volunteers needed

Check out how your passion for goldens and dog care can help so many in need of your interest and skills!

Foster Team:

Foster Advisor – This role is to check in on a routine basis how the foster dog is doing and help to coach the foster families as needed. Works closely with the Foster Coordinator.

Foster Facebook Friend – A daily check in with the foster Facebook page to release any posting requests as appropriate, review information that is posted for content and post information that is pertinent to the group,


Long Haul drivers – Transporters willing to drive 100 miles or more each way to bring a dog safely to their destination. Minimizes the number of car switches for the dog’s comfort and safety.

Geographic coverage needs – Tampa / St. Petersburg area major need, I-4 corridor cities between and including Orlando and Tampa.

Application Team:

Phone Screen Support – Phone interviews with interested applicants applying to adopt or foster a dog from GRRMF.

Home Visit Support – In home / yard visits with interested applicants applying to adopt or foster a dog from GRRMF.

Application admin support – knowledge of google docs. Assist coordinators with daily tracking and updating application flow through email communication, phone calls and update of central tracking tool in google doc.

Media Team / Communications/Social Media:

Facebook Fan –  Have some available time to be a virtual volunteer to help save our retrievers? We are looking for volunteers to help our media team create content, schedule posts and respond to comments and messages on our Facebook page to engage with our GRRMF friends as a voice for our rescue. The required time can vary from an hour a week to an hour every day, depending on how much you want to do.

Photographers – Photos and videos, even from smart phones, are an awesome way to highlight our dogs and the activities of our rescue. Our Hearts of Gold and Media teams are looking for photographers available during the day on week days, particularly on the east coast of Florida around Melbourne.


Admin support – various teams. Critical factor is availability daily during the week days for phone calls, using google sheets for updates and email and texting critical / timely activities with vets, trainers and other volunteers caring for our dogs. If you have hours during each day and a passion to be a major contributor to help our dog care team, we would love your passion, time and talent to help our pups and peeps.

Complete your volunteer application today and our coordinator will be in touch with you ASAP.

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Take a look at our retrievers available for adoption!

Each week we accept additional retrievers into our program who then receive their veterinary checkups and are moved to foster homes for evaluation and to complete any medical treatment they may need before being adopted. Click on the dog’s name below for a close up view and please check back often for updates.

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Your Donations Help!

Did you know purchases you make on Amazon raises funds for GRRMF?  Sign up for Amazon Smile today to donate a percentage of your purchase with every eligible purchase you make. 

Your cash/credit card/Paypal donations help tremendously, and our mission remains strong – we will help as many goldens and retrievers as we possibly can go on to live happy and healthy lives. GRRMF is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization. 100% of your donation goes toward the care of goldens.

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Goldens Rescued Since 1991


Surrendering Your Precious Pet

There are times in our lives when making the best decision can be the most difficult. Please understand that here at Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid Florida we are dedicated to helping you through the process of surrendering your pet. We know this decision can be heartbreaking, but we will provide your golden with the best veterinary care, fosters to love them and a multiple step process for ensuring your golden gets the best home possible.

If you have decided to reach out to GRRMF, please click here.

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Be a Part of the Solution! Foster, Donate, Adopt!

There are many ways you can help! Foster a golden to provide a chance for them to have a new life. If you can’t foster, you can still care for a golden by making a donation for their foster care expenses. Think about giving a gift to our Woody Fund for Special Needs Dogs. Or shop on AmazonSmile and we receive a donation with each purchase at no cost to you. Open your heart by adopting a dog especially a special needs or senior dog. Why wait? Take action today to make a difference!

2022 GRRMF Calendar

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Our Success Stories

Be sure to click on the dog's name below for a close up view and please check back often for updates.

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Upcoming Events

3rd Annual Brewer’s Bash – Cocoa Village

Saturday, February 5, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Riverfront Park, Cocoa Village, Cocoa, FL

Puppy Love Day at Sea Dog Cantina

Sunday, February 6, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sea Dog Cantina, 26200 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater, FL

Bark Brew Fest 2022

Saturday, February 19, 2022 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Dirty Oar Beer Company, 329 King Street, Cocoa, FL 32922

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Healing Hearts

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- Want To Adopt -

If you are writing us about adopting a dog and do not have an adoption application on file with us, use this link to review our policies and process and complete an application.

If you have completed our adoption application, and/or have another inquiry, please use the email link to contact us.

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