The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Golden Retriever Rescue of Central New York, Inc.

P.O. Box 735
Jamesville, NY 13078
Phone: 315-469-7926
Email: grrcny@lightlink.com
Website: www.grrcny.org
Territory Serviced: central NY - Binghamton, Syracuse, Rochester, Utica, Ithaca, Corning and Watertown, NY

Organizational information:
Formed in 1995 and incorporated in 1998, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes.

Policies:
This program has written policies
This program works with purebred goldens
This program does not require an application fee
They adopt out of the service territory under special circumstances only: only special needs goldens are considered for out of area adoption
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: applicants with fencing are given preference; exceptions on case by case basis. Electronic systems are not considered fencing. Applications of families with small children are screened very carefully. Considerations for intake/surrender: will not accept goldens with history of an unprovoked bite of a human being; golden must meet breed standard of friendly, reliable, predictable, and not be quarrelsome toward other dogs