LOS ANGELES - Twenty golden retrievers took a flight half way around the world in search for a new home.
The dogs were rescued from the streets of Istanbul, Turkey but will now call America their new home.
More than a dozen golden retrievers arriving to Los Angeles on Monday.
A local woman in Istanbul reaching out to golden retriever rescues in the US for help in finding them a new place to live.
After seeing more than a dozen of them abandoned in the streets.
Rescue organizers ended up footing the bill to help transport the dogs at a cost of about $2,500 per animal which included vet checks.
The dogs will be placed in foster homes until they are matched with families, which will likely be an easy task since the breed is in such high demand in the US.
People across the country are on waiting lists to adopt.