The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Gulf Coast Golden Retrieve Rescue, Inc.

P.O. Box 380894
Murdock, FL 33938-0894
Phone: 941 380-8633
Web Address:
Territory Served: Florida’s Gulf Coast, concentrating efforts in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, DeSoto and Manatee Counties.

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 2010. 501(C)(3).
The program carries liability insurance.
Officers are appointed and Board of Directors is elected.

The program has written policies.
This program accepts purebred Golden Retrievers only.
Program considers adopting out of area only after exhausting defined service area for Goldens with special needs.
Program requires return of dog if adopter cannot keep.
Program takes ownership of the dog upon Intake.
Program require Home Visit before Adoption approval.
Program follows up with adopter after placement.
Dogs are observed and evaluated before adoption.
All dogs are spayed/neutered before placement (unless medically contraindicated)
All dogs receive all vaccines and regionally-appropriate tests before adoption.

Additional considerations:
Prospective Adopters must complete an Adoption Application and provide proof of quality care for current and past pets.
Veterinary reference checks will be conducted.
As a minimum, confirmation from the current/past veterinarians of regular wellness visits and follow-up visits for the pet(s), that pets were kept up to date on vaccinations and regularly administered heartworm prevention and flea/tick prevention.
Only non-aggressive Goldens will be accepted.


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