WHO WE ARE
Wisconsin Adopt a Golden Retriever is an all volunteer, foster-based Golden Retriever rescue organization serving the state of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois since 2005.
Our mission is to provide bright new beginnings to displaced Golden Retrievers.
ADOPTION APPLICATION STATUS: CLOSED
As of 5/15/2021, we are not accepting general adoption applications due to a large amount of pre-approved adopters on our wait list.
Make sure to watch our various social media channels and to check back once we are able to reopen!
SHOP OUR NEW MERCHANDISE
You can now purchase WAAGR apparel in minutes! Check out our logo t-shirt in two colors- grey and taupe!
You may notice the checkout process for any purchase on our website is different! We are constantly working to make your experience with WAAGR simple and efficient.
A fresh face
We are so excited to introduce our new logo to you! As we celebrate our 15th year as a rescue, we look forward to a brand refresh that consists of a new website, a new logo, and streamlining our processes! Love the new look? Post on our Facebook wall or send us an email! We love to hear your feedback
For 15 years, WAAGR has been working every day to ensure no golden feels unwanted. We reach places as far away as Puerto Rico, Lebanon, and China. Our love and compassion for these animals shows through our small team of volunteers that tirelessly strive towards our goal of having every golden end the day in a warm bed surrounded by a loving family.
In 2019, WAAGR spent an average of $688 per dog. These costs come from medical bills, transfer costs, behavioral training, etc. Our adoption fee is only $475 per dog, so this is why donations and fundraising are so critical to keep our rescue going.