Wishing you a golden 4th of July

Remember our Patriotic pups! Where are they now??

Thunder, Lightning and Fireworks oh my!

Noise sensitivity

New Patriotic shirts at the GRRMF store!

Hearts of Gold new teams, new friends

Wonderful GRRMF library for helpful info

From Whole Dog Journal

We need you!

Love to drive with furry love in your backseat? Talking to golden lovers on the phone a fun thing for you? Working with technology to help others your sweet spot?

Check out how your passion for goldens, dog care and helping others can uplift so many in need of your interest and skills!

Foster Team:

Foster  Facilitator –Involved in foster matching and follow the fosters and foster dog while in foster care. Skilled communication and coaching role so knowledge and understanding of foster and dogs needs and issues are critical. Google sheets, doc’s and mail knowledge and usage required.


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.


Medical liaisons – experience as vet or vet tech donating time and talent during the day to work with our veterinarians, medical team and foster team for dog appointments and in home care follow up needs. Night shifts available too for medical emergency coverage.

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.

Technology support:

Experience with slideshow creation with video inserts to create MP4 or WAV output to use on our GRRMF YouTube channel.  Approximate time committment weekly of 8 hours.

Data input for Google Maps for data accuracy of our key Google Maps content. Average time committment weekly of 2 hours.


GoldenFest reunion planner – enjoy planning our twice a year special event (November on the west coast and March in central Florida) bringing together our adopted dogs, volunteers, adopters for a wonderful day of fun in a sea of gold. Experience in event planning helpful to create the memorable experience for our rescue family and GRRMF friends.

Education “Friendraising” support – become part of our team for events in your area. Help with planning our participation in community events and meet fellow volunteers and their furry ambassadors who share your passion.

GRRMF Hearts of Gold – join our dog therapy program as a dog/handler team in the areas we service and planned expansion areas. Currently supporting St Petersburg area (Pinellas county and north) and expanding to Tampa (Hillsborough county and east), The Villages, Melbourne and surrounding communities in Brevard county and new expansion into Orlando area (Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties).

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

Any inquires can be sent to volunteer@grrmf.org.



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!

2023 GRRMF Calendar Photo Submissions

Get those photos submitted for the 2023 GRRMF Calendar!!!!

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

2022 GRRMF Fall GoldenFest Reunion

Saturday, October 29, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Broderick Park, 6101 66th Ave N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

2022 Jupiter Golden Jubilee

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Dog Beach (Marker #27), 48 Ocean Blvd, Jupiter, FL 33477

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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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