The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

15350 W. 72nd Avenue
Arvada, CO 80007
Phone: 303-279-2400 (hotline)
Territory Serviced: Colorado and surrounding states

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 1996, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Officers and officers are elected
This program uses foster homes and own facility

Policy information:
This program has written policies.
This program rescues purebred Goldens and Golden mixes.
They adopt out of the service territory only if they have a volunteer in that location who can do the home visit and follow-up visits and only when the approved applicant is willing to make the trip to meet the Goldens in Colorado (very rarely placed outside of Colo.).
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep it.
Takes ownership of a dog upon intake.
Requires a home visit before adoption approval. Not required with some adopters who have recently adopted of GRRR.
Follows up with adopters after placement.
Dogs are observed and evaluated before adoption.
All dogs receive all vaccines (Rabies, DHLPP and any other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption, unless current. We do not revaccinate.
All dogs have all tests (heartworm, fecal and other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption.
All dogs are spayed or neutered prior to placement.
Puppies placed with deposit and contract to spay/neuter at 6 months of age.

Adoption notes:
We do not require or request any adoption application fee.
Seldom refuse, if ever, any Golden in need of new home.


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