The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Golden Retrievals Inc.

100 Royal Palm Way # 306
Boca Raton, Florida 33423

Phone number: 561-906-BARK (2275)
Web Address: www.goldenretrievals.org
Contact Person: Linda Ripps Linda@goldenretrievals.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoldenRetrievals

Full Service Rescue
Area served: Florida East Coast from Jacksonville to Key West. Additionally, Florida panhandle and Lakeland areas

Organizational Information:
Formed in 2011. Incorporated and 501(C)(3).
Officers and Directors are appointed.
Program carries Liability Insurance
Program complies with State requirements

Policies:
Program has written policies
Program uses foster homes and boarding kennels (Veterinarian supervised)
Program accepts purebred Golden Retrievers and Golden Mixes with “golden temperaments”
Program adopts out of area out of area only after exhausting defined service area for Goldens with special needs.
Program requires the return of dog if adopter cannot keep
Program takes ownership of dog upon Intake.
Program requires Home Visit before adoption approval.
Program has no application fee. Adoption fees vary depending on the dog’s age.
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