The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

Wisconsin Adopt A Golden Retriever (WAAGR)

12605 W. North Ave. PMB 285
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: 414-517-7725
Contact: Mary Schmittinger
Territory Serviced: Wisconsin and Illinois

Organizational information:
Formed and incorporated in 2004, this 501(c)3 organization is insured.
Licensing complies with state requirements
Board and officers are elected.
This program uses foster homes

This program has written policies
This program works with goldens and golden mixes.
This program requires an application fee of $25
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 program features:
Adopting families are offered one year membership
Our dogs CANNOT be kept in an outdoor kennel
Considerations for intake/surrender: will accept special needs dogs


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