The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Tennessee Valley GR Rescue (TVGRR)

P.O. Box 32973
Knoxville, TN 37930
Phone: 855-558-3100
Contact: Betty Trabalka, President or Anne Copeland, Treasurer
Territory Serviced: Tennessee, Alabama, southeast Kentucky, western North and South Carolina

Organizational information:
Formed in 1997 and incorporated in 1998, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes and boarding facilities.

This program has written policies
This program works with goldens and golden mixes.
This program requires an application fee of $10, less for seniors
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.


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