The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Golden Endings Golden Retriever Rescue

1043 Elmwood Avenue
Columbus , Ohio 43212
Phone: 614-488-4966 (Rescue Hotline)
Contact: Kay Hirsch (
Web site:
Territory Serviced: central and southeastern Ohio

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 1995, this is a 501(c)3 organization
This program is insured
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes and boarding facilities.

This program has written policies
This program works with purebred goldens
This program requires an application fee of $10
They adopt out of the service territory
Requires a dog be returned if the owner cannot keep
Takes ownership of a dog upon intake
Does not require 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:
Adopters are expected to continue use of heartworm preventive.
Will not accept aggressive dogs or known biter
Other requirements of adoption: vet check of prospective owner and extensive phone interview to determine match


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