Golden Retrievers are the third most popular dog breed in America, but in Turkey, hundreds of the pups can be found living on the streets. An organization in Istanbul is trying to find the Golden Retrievers new homes in the U.S. Fifteen states have taken in the so-called “Turkey dogs” over the last two years.
It’s been a long, hard winter in Istanbul, especially if you’re a stray dog – one of thousands in the sprawling, Middle Eastern city. They live on the streets, dodging traffic and begging for scraps, reports CBS News correspondent Holly Williams. They’re dogs like Valentine, a 1-year-old Golden Retriever who was found weak and undernourished. 
Edna Surujon and Yasemin Baban help run a rescue center in Istanbul where many of the dogs are Golden Retrievers. They told us they’re bought as puppies, but some owners then discard them when they realize they’re so big and energetic.
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