Our mission is to help alleviate the suffering of Golden
Retrievers in need: those who have been abandoned, abused,
neglected, have lost their homes or families, or are in need of
We are an all-volunteer organization. Forever Friends Golden Retriever
Rescue was founded in 2009 by experienced rescue volunteers who saw
a need in Ventura County and southern Santa Barbara County. We fulfill
our mission by evaluating the health and behavior of the dogs we take
in, providing medical care as needed, screening potential adopters, and
placing our rescued Goldens in appropriate homes.
Our service area encompasses primarily Ventura County and southern
Santa Barbara County. Please note that our rescued Goldens are placed in
foster homes throughout our area. We do not kennel our rescued dogs.
Our Board of Directors is comprised of professionals from all walks of life
who contribute to the overall management of our nonprofit corporation.
Among our Board members we have a Corporate Vice President a
Veterinarian, an IT supervisor from a large well known University, a
business owner, Special Education teacher and others with equally
Forever Friends Golden Retriever Rescue was organized under the
Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law in the State of California. The
organization was granted a 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue
Service effective September 2009.