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Would you love to adopt a Golden? Or perhaps you would like to become a rescue hero by fostering one or more Goldens until they find their forever home. If you are sure that you can commit to giving a Golden the forever home it deserves, we would love to hear from you!

Please read the following BEFORE submitting your application:

Applicants must live within the EGRR territory.

  • Indian River, 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 circumstance.

The Next Steps:

  • After receiving your application an EGRR Board Member will be in touch within 24-48 hours.
  • If a Home Visit is scheduled, please plan on the following:
    • A 45 minute – 1 hour interview (includes a brief tour of house and yard)
    • All members of the household must be present
  • A Meet ‘N Greet will follow the Home Visit. You, and those in your household, will have the opportunity to meet the dog(s) of interest.


  • There is a $25 non-refundable adoption application fee.

Adoption/Foster application

Note: We charge adoption fees to help pay the vet bills of the Goldens we rescue (and boarding for lack of foster homes!). These are as follows:

* < 1 yr — $500
* 1 yr – < 4 yrs — $400
* 4 yrs – < 8 yrs — $300
* 8 – < 10 — $200
* 10 + and Special Needs — donation requested

Turkey Dogs – $750 + $50 refundable training deposit