The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Golden Hearts Dog Rescue

429 Van Buren St
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-445-4045 or 201-251-1031
Contacts: Pat and Roger Pinches
Email: and
Territory Serviced: Bergen County - all Passaic County (Hawthorne, Pompton Lakes, Pompton Plains)

Organizational information:
Formed in 2005, this program is not insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Officers are appointed
This program uses foster homes.

This program has written policies
This program works with goldens and golden mixes.
This program does not require an application fee
They adopt out of the service territory
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, DHLPP 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.

Other notes:
Other requirements of adoption: spay/neuter, lymes vaccination
Other program features: basic training
Considerations for intake/surrender: $150.00 to cover any vetting necessary for intake


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