Legacy Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Arlington MA rescuing Golden Retrievers from USA as well as Globally. We provide  to provide safe sheltering in local locations with our partner rescues . All dogs go through our Standard Operating Procedure for health requirements and are behavior assessed prior to coming to Legacy Rescue as well as after they arrive in our care.  All dogs are quarantined per MDAR (Massachusetts Department of Agriculture)

You can volunteer in many different ways with Legacy Rescue : 

  • Providing Home Visits for potential adopters
  • Transporting incoming dogs from airports, ISO facility, shelters
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Fundraising and Events 
  • Transporting dogs to veterinary appointments
  • Assisting with ASM (Animal Shelter Manager) 


Legacy Rescue is a Volunteer Organization thus we appreciate the time and dedication our volunteers provide to save the lives of these beautiful Golden Retrievers. Legacy Rescue is not just a rescue but a community people who are passionate about rescuing Golden Retrievers. Wouldn’t you like to be part of this wonderful mission?

If you are a Student (must be over 18 years of age) and looking to accumulate your volunteer hours, please contact Esra Gray at egray@legacyrescue.org and we can determine where you can make the most impact and also get credit for volunteering with a 501©(3) organization

As Legacy Rescue Community we all share on thing in common: PASSION & LOVE for Golden Retrievers.

If you are interested in Volunteering with us please complete the Volunteer Application and one of our team members will contact you. Thank you!