RAGOM rescued golden retriever on a leash

Every Dog Deserves a Golden Life

RAGOM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operating in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin

Every Dog Deserves a Golden Life

RAGOM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operating in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin

Our mission – RAGOM’s mission is to rescue, foster, and find forever homes for Golden Retrievers and Golden mixes in need.

Our Vision is that one day all Golden Retrievers and Golden mixes have forever homes.

Dogs on lawn chairs

Here at RAGOM we are guided by our core values of passion and integrity. 

We are passionate about finding loving forever homes for all Goldens and Golden mixes. 

We value integrity in all our interactions with volunteers, adopters, and donors and we are transparent in our decision-making process. 

We always operate with each dog’s best interests in mind.

Guiding Principles

These principles represent the RAGOM culture:

Our Mission

Values

In all our actions, our primary values are passion and integrity.

Golden with volunteer

Passion

We have a passion to find loving and forever homes for all Goldens and Golden mixes.

Our Mission

Integrity

We value integrity in our use of resources and in our interactions with volunteers, adopters, and donors. We are transparent in our decision-making and operate with each dog’s best interests in mind.

Nonprofit Organization

RAGOM is a 501(c)(3) volunteer-based, nonprofit organization operating in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin. Since 1985, RAGOM has rescued and rehomed more than 9,000 Golden Retrievers and Golden Retriever mixes.

Annual Report 2020
Charities Review Council

Charities Review Council

RAGOM has been awarded the Charities Review Council’s “Meets All Standards” seal, demonstrating our commitment to accountable and ethical practices.

Platinum rating on Guidestar

Guidestar Platinum

RAGOM is proud to have achieved a Platinum rating on Guidestar – their highest rating.

Charities Review Council

RAGOM has been awarded the Charities Review Council’s “Meets All Standards” seal, demonstrating our commitment to accountable and ethical practices.

Charities Review Council
Platinum rating on Guidestar

Guidestar Platinum

RAGOM is proud to have achieved a Platinum rating on Guidestar – their highest rating.