The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

G.R.E.A.T. (Golden Retriever Emergency Assistance Team) of Northeast Florida Inc.

PO Box 600878
Jacksonville, FL 32260-0878
Phone: 904-501-6899
Email:GREATRescue@comcast.net
Website: www.greatrescue.org
Territory Serviced: Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Tallahassee and Gainesville, Fernandina Beach, Ocala and Daytona Beach

Organizational information:
Formed in 2000 and incorporated in 2002
501(c)3 status secured in 2002, insured.
Board and officers elected.
This program uses foster homes and vet boarding.

Policies:
This program has written policies
This program works with Goldens and Golden mixes
This program does not require an application fee
They do not adopt out of the service territory except rare occasions if no other rescue can help
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep it
Takes ownership of a dog upon intake
Home visit based on need
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.
If heartworm positive - heartworm treatment provided Will not adopt if children in family are under 5
Other program features: Golden Fest, Community Rescue Events and Meet n Greets
Only non-aggressive Goldens are accepted.

 

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