The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc

60 Vera Cruz Road
Reinholds, PA 17569
Phone: 717-484-4799
Email: info@dvgrr.org
Website: www.dvgrr.org
Serves: DVGRR covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and parts of NY

Organizational information:
Formed in 1993 and incorporated in 1994, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses uses its own facility and foster homes occasionally

Policies:
This program has written policies
This program works with purebred Goldens, golden doodles and some golden mixes
This program requires an application fee of $35.00 if applying by mail, $25.00 if applying on-line
They adopt out of the service territory to previous adopters
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 vaccines (Rabies, DHLPP, Snap 4, Lyme, Heartworm, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichia and any other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption
All dogs have tests (heartworm, fecal and other regionally appropriate tests) before adoption.
All dogs are altered (spayed or neutered) before adoption.
All dogs receive needed veterinary care, including a 27 panel blood test.
Dogs 7 years and older receive a chest and abdominal x-ray.

Other notes:
Other requirements of adoption: adopter must provide either physical fence or electric fence. Must sign adoption contract, agree to obedience course.
Other program features: can provide long term rehabilitation and behavior modification.
Considerations for intake/surrender: no aggression or bite history

Lynne Glennon Sanctuary for Puppy Mill Survivors and Senior Goldens provides long-term care in a home environment

Seniors for Seniors Program offers reduced adoption fee for senior citizens (65+) adopting senior Goldens.

From Hutch to Home offers workshops to help other rescue groups or shelter staff rehabilitate puppy mill survivors or extremely shy dogs.

 

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