Adoption Fees

Why Do Rescues Have Adoption Fees?

Along with daily care costs, the adoption fees help Golden Re-triever Rescue cover vaccination and medical prep costs for the Goldens.

Adoption Fees:

  • $700.00 - Puppies 0 through 1 year old
  • $500.00 - Dogs aged 1 years through year 7
  • $300.00 - Dogs aged 7 years and up

Fees for pairs or dogs with special needs will be determined on a case by case basis.

Adoption Inclusions:

Along with daily care costs, the adoption fees help Golden Re-triever Rescue cover vaccination and medical prep costs for the dogs. At adoption, Golden Re-triever Rescue dogs will be current on their core vaccines and will have the following:

  • Wellness Exam
  • Bloodwork & Urinalysis
  • 4DX Test (tests for Heartworm, Lyme, Erlichia, Anaplasmosis)
  • Rabies Vaccine (1 yr. or 3 yr.)
  • Micro-chipped
  • Spay / Neuter
  • Nail Trim
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Bathing / Grooming
  • Other Vaccines (as necessary)
  • Other Items Vet Determines to be Necessary (teeth cleaning, x-rays, etc.)
Graphic showing many of the fees the rescue spends on a dog.
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