Southeastern Virginia Golden Retriever Rescue, Education & Training





Welcome to SEVA GRREAT

A volunteer-staffed, non-profit organization that rescues abandoned and unwanted Golden Retrievers and places them in approved adoptive homes.

Become a Foster

Please consider providing a foster home for a Golden in need. Please contact us with any questions you may have or fill in the application form.

The Calendars have arrived!

SEVA GRREAT 2024 Calendars

Purchase online at only $15 including postage. The calendars are also available to purchase at all of our upcoming events!

Papa Johns Discount

It’s the Season for Giving!

Purchase soon as offer ends on Nov 20th!

Learn more about our International Rescue


Can you help get this gorgeous boy to the States?


Your donations would help give him the chance of a new life.


He would love a new home in the USA – let’s make his dreams a reality.


This beautiful golden will make a new owner in the USA very happy.


The easiest way to support our mission is to become a member.


Create a lasting legacy of support for our dogs by creating a planned gift. Your gift will help us continue to provide the care that transforms the lives of so many golden retrievers.


Without a doubt, SEVA GRREAT would not exist without our dedicated volunteers. We are always looking for volunteers to help with many aspects of the rescue operation.


When goldens come to SEVA GRREAT, they start out in foster care with the goal of getting them healthy and ready for adoption in to loving forever homes. 

“Is there anything more satisfying than seeing wariness and fear in a previously abused Golden transition to love, trust and a kiss on the nose?”

Call our Hotline for lost and found, to give up a golden, and for more information.

Your donations go to directly support the dogs in our care. Thank you for your generosity!

Latest News

Applications Closed for the Holidays

Applications Closed for the Holidays

Interested adopters and SEVA GRREAT supporters During the winter holiday season we are going to temporarily “paws” the adoption process. We would like you to understand why, so here are the reasons. First It is very important for a newly adopted Golden to join his/her...

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GRREAT Times 2.0

GRREAT Times 2.0

Have you seen our new online newsletter yet? We have launched our new online newsletter that will be coming out quarterly, in January, April, July, October. We are hoping to fill it with lots of golden news, updates, health and information, and fun stuff. Take a look...

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President’s Message

President’s Message

We had a great time at our Fall Homecoming Picnic! Thank you for coming out!! The weather was perfect, the families were fun, the food was good, but let’s face it… the big draw were the Goldens! I didn’t count them all but I can tell you they were all well-behaved,...

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