The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue

P.O. Box 566
Plainview, NY 11803
Phone: 516-578-3803 Fax: 516-932-0017
Contact: Melanie Mayo
Email: or
Territory Serviced:Long Island and metro New York areas

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 1999, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers elected.
This program uses foster homes and boarding facilities

This program does not have written policies
This program works with purebred goldens
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: adequate fencing
Considerations for intake/surrender: will not accept aggressive dogs or those that have bitten.