Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota: RAGOM is a 501(c)(3) organization, rescuing Golden Retrievers and re-homing them through adoption since 1985.  Serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Our Mission


Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM) is a volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Active operations are concentrated in Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota and western Wisconsin.In cooperation with other rescues, RAGOM facilitates adoptions outside our operational territory if there are no adoptive families matching a particular rescued dogís needs within our service area.


RAGOMís mission is to rescue and rehome unwanted, abused, neglected and displaced Golden Retrievers and Golden Retriever mixes, and locate permanent homes for them. We advocate responsible pet ownership and support animal abuse and neglect prevention programs, as well as spay/neuter initiatives.


Rescued dogs receive comprehensive medical care including a complete veterinary exam, updated vaccinations and a microchip, and each is spayed or neutered prior to adoption. While in RAGOMís care, dogs live as part of a family in loving foster homes where they are fed, groomed, socialized, and begin to learn basic manners. Foster families provide ongoing temperament assessment for each dog to determine what qualities should be present in an ideal forever home, and then match the dog with an approved adoptive family.

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