The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Autumn Valley Golden Retriever Rescue

P.O. Box 779
Vestal, NY 13850
Applications: www.autumnvalley.org
To receive an application by mail: Gayle Haak 570-842-2667
Intake Only: Gayle Haak 570-842-2667 gldnblk@verizon.net
Website: http://www.autumnvalley.org/RESCUE1.HTM
Territory Serviced: upstate New York, portions of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Organizational information:
Formed in 1994, this incorporated 501(c)3 organization 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 does not require an application fee
They adopt out of the service territory
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep
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 notes: Other requirements of adoption: phone interview, reference check in addtion home visit and application
Other program features: public education
Considerations for intake/surrender: no dogs with people aggression