Congratulations to our calendar finalists! Now it's your turn to decide who should be featured in our annual Calendar! Scroll through all of our finalists and vote for your favorite photo(s). They are listed in no particular order. To vote, use the "Vote" button under each photo. Each "vote" is a $1.00 donation to SEVA GRREAT and you may vote as many times as you like. For example, a $10.00 donation equals 10 votes for the dog(s) of your choice. You can vote for several dogs if you like; simply add them to your cart.
Voting ends at midnight on August 23, 2020. The 13 photos with the most votes will receive a monthly feature and the top vote-getter will be on the cover of the calendar.  This calendar contest is a fundraiser, and your votes directly support rescued golden retrievers in our program, helping ensure they find wonderful forever homes (and hopefully featured in a future SEVA GRREAT calendar)! Vote early and vote often! We look forward to finding out which Goldens will be our 12 monthly features and which Golden you choose will be on the calendar cover!

Our voting page can be accessed from the main menu above at "Calendar Contest".

We are excited to announce that we are getting more dogs from China! 22 Golden Retrievers were rescued off of a truck headed to a slaughterhouse. We are partnering with 2 other rescue groups here on the East Coast to bring all 22 of them to the United States within the next month. The meat market is a very real threat to all dogs within the country, but Goldens are a preferred breed due to size and temperament. There are also height restrictions throughout China, making legal ownership of a Golden Retriever difficult. A Beijing law states that a dog taller than 14 inches high is considered illegal and that a larger dog can be locked up and put down if intercepted by police. Please know that the majority of the Chinese people are against the dog meat industry and many illegal slaughterhouses are being shut down by the government, often pressured by rescue groups and dog advocates. But there are still thousands in danger.

Every dog we bring to the United States is a life that is saved. Here is a video of them arriving at the rescue facility in China.  China Dogs

SEVA GRREAT has been closely monitoring the current Covid19 statewide guidelines as “sheltering in” restrictions begin to diminish. We are seeing varying updates affecting our current geographical area which makes it a little more challenging to begin overall unilateral operations. Having said that, we are definitely preparing to fully get back to our mission as soon as we possibly can. This of course will be done with every precaution taken for the safety of our volunteers and interested families contacting us. The adoption application process will remain closed for the time being due to the ongoing shortage of Goldens available. Further updates regarding the status of our renewed operations will be provided as additional information becomes available to us. We appreciate your continued patience.

Thanks for your patience. If there are any immediate concerns please contact us on the SEVA GRREAT hot line numbers. Please stay safe as we all work together to get past the coronavirus pandemic.

Sincerely,

Dottie Cleal
President, SEVA GRREAT

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Adoption Application

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How long have you lived at your current address?
If you rent, have you obtained permission from your landlord to have a dog? (Note that we will require appropriate documentation from your landlord before adoption.)

Kroger
SEVA-GRREAT is now a member of the Kroger Community Rewards Program!
To participate, register your Kroger Plus Card online at https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow/. Our organization number is 88542 (or you can search on the name -- they have us listed as SEVA-GREAT). If you don't have a Kroger Plus Card, they are available at customer service in any Kroger store.
 
For each purchase to count, remember to swipe your registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to your card when shopping. Our first reward from Kroger is on its way... let's register some new members, let's keep on shopping, and as always THANK YOU for all you do for our Goldens!
 
Detailed instructions for enrolling follow: