Adopt a Golden Retriever
Become a rescue hero.
Adopt a new best friend today.
If you’re certain you can commit to giving a Golden Retriever the home it deserves, we want to hear from you.
All applicants must...
All applicants must live within the EGRR territory, from Vero Beach to Key
West, covering: St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties.
Applicants outside of this area will only be considered for senior and/or special needs dogs, bonded pairs, and various extraordinary circumstances.
Before applying, please...
Before submitting your application, we ask that all applicants please read our Frequently Asked Questions for useful information about where our Goldens come from and what you can expect when adopting or fostering.
If you are interested in adopting a Turkey Dog, please visit our Turkey Dog Introduction page.
The next steps...
After receiving your application, an EGRR board member will be in touch within 72 hours.
If a home visit is scheduled, please plan on a 45 minute – 1 hour interview, including a brief tour of your home and yard. All members of the household must be present during the home visit.
Following the home visit, we may schedule a meet ‘n greet where you and other members of your household, including dog(s), will have the opportunity to meet one of our available Goldens.
Fees are based on the age of the dog.
All applicants must pay a $25 non-refundable application fee.
Up to 1 year
1 – 2 years
2 – 3 years
4 – 7 years
8 – 10 Years
or Special Needs
$50 training deposit