The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

As Good As Gold (AGAG) - Golden Retriever Rescue of Northern Illinois

PO Box 533
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: 630-588-0115
Contact: Robin Sweeney
Email: robin@asgoodasgold.org
Website: www.asgoodasgold.org
Territory Serviced: northern Illinois

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 2003, this 501(c)3 orgainization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes.

Policies:
This program has written policies
This program works with goldens and golden mixes.
This program requires an application fee of $15
They adopt out of the service territory
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep it
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.
Other requirements of adoption: No choke chains, prong collar or electric fence allowed
Other program features: Adoptive families offered 1 free year membership
Considerations for Intake/Surrender: Temperament