The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Adopt a Golden Knoxville (AAGK)

Adopt A Golden Knoxville, Inc.
P.O. Box 11822
Knoxville, TN 37939
Phone: 865.940.0688

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Territory Served: East Tennessee, Northern Alabama, Southeast Kentucky
A Full Service rescue program

Organizational Information:
Formed in and incorporated in 2010
501(C)(3) pending
Officers and Board of Directors are elected.
Program uses Foster Homes and Boarding Kennels as necessary.
The program is insured.
Complies with State requirements

This program has written policies
This program accepts Golden Retrievers and Golden mixes
This program has a $20.00 application fee.
This program will adopt out of their area.
Program takes ownership of the dog upon intake.
Program requires Home Visit before adoption approval.
Application fee: $20
Program requires the return of the dog to the program if the adopter cannot keep it.
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 have all tests (heartworm, fecal and other regionally-appropriate tests) before adoption. All dogs receive all vaccines before adoption
Other: Reference checks including veterinarian and personal references are completed on all applicants before approval. Program accepts Goldens without regard to age or medical condition. A dog with a history of biting is looked at carefully before acceptance with a consideration of circumstances made.


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