The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Joshua's House for Golden Rescue

P.O. Box 513
Lecanto, FL 34460
Phone: 352-228-7573
Web Address:
Contact Person: Ellen Pavlik

Full Service Rescue
Area served: Central Florida and some Northern Florida

Organizational Information:
Formed in 2010. Incorporated and 501(C)(3).
Officers are elected

Program has written policies
Program uses foster homes
Program accepts Golden Retrievers and Golden mixes only.
Program does not adopt out of area.
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 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
Program emphasizes education about the breed, its care and needs.


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