Formed in 1991 and incorporated in 1992, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes and rarely boarding kennels
This program has written policies
This program works with purebred Goldens, as well as selected Golden mixes
Our program does NOT require an application fee, but it DOES require an adoption fee
They adopt out of the service territory if home visit conditions can be met. Adoptive family visits dog in foster home, must be approved and return for dog
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep
Takes ownership of a dog upon intake
Requires a home visit before adoption approval
Follows up with adopters after placement
Dogs are observed and evaluated before adoption
All dogs receive all vaccines (Rabies, DHPP and any other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption
All dogs have all tests (heartworm, fecal and other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption.
All dogs are altered (spayed or neutered) before adoption.
All dogs are microchipped before adoption.
Other requirements of adoption: Fenced yard, dog not left unattended in yard. Dog must live inside the home no garage or other out building.
Other program features: boutique items, quarterly newsletter, 2 major social events for dogs and owners. Considerations for intake/surrender: non-aggressive, correctable behavior issues, managable health problems.