Southeastern Virginia Golden Retriever Rescue, Education, and Training

Southeastern Virginia Golden Retriever Rescue, Education, and Training

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Welcome

Thank you for your interest in adopting a Golden Retriever from SEVA GRREAT. We have successfully placed nearly 1,500 Goldens since the fall of 1990.  SEVA GRREAT covers the central and southeastern parts of Virginia from just west of Richmond down through Virginia Beach.  If you live outside that area, you can search for a Golden Retriever rescue in your area at http://www.grca-nrc.org/.

Ready to apply?  Let's get started!

Please complete our online application.  We will acknowledge receipt of your online application by email, usually within 3-5 business days.

Your application will be assigned to one of our volunteer Home Evaluators who will contact you to set up a time to meet with you and your family at your home.  All family members MUST be present during the home evaluation.  We will also want to meet any current pets during this visit.

During the home visit, your Home Evaluator will discuss how we take dogs into the rescue, what happens during the foster care period, and how we schedule visits with approved families.  They will ask you questions about your experience with dogs, your lifestyle, and what you're looking for in a new dog.  The Home Evaluator will also take a quick tour of your house (including garage) and yard to check for any safety issues or other concerns. 

If your home is approved to adopt, your Home Evaluator will work with you to help you choose the dog who is the best fit for your family.

Adoption Fees: (beginning 1 March, 2012)
Dogs 4 and younger = $400
Dogs 5 to 8 years of age = $350
Dogs 9 and older = $150

The adoption fee helps cover a portion of the expenses we incur to take in and care for our Goldens. 

Each adopting family will receive a one-year subscription to our newsletter, GRREAT Times. 

Please note:  We reserve the right to decline an applicant if we feel the home situation is incompatible with the needs of a rescued Golden Retriever.


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SouthEastern VA Golden Retriever Rescue Education And Training, Inc
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