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GoldHeart Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc.

PO Box 394
Chester, MD 21619

Our Mission

Please show your support by becoming a GoldHeart member or by renewing your annual  membership. To join or renew, please go to

GoldHeart is an all volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the rescue of unwanted Golden Retrievers. Please visit our web site to view all our available dogs:

GoldHeart routinely services most of Maryland, south-central Pennsylvania and Delaware.  If you live outside our service area, you may find a Golden Retriever rescue through the National Rescue Committee at

GoldHeart Golden Retriever Rescue and its network of volunteers are dedicated to the rescue of unwanted, abused, neglected and displ

Adoption Policy

The GoldHeart Adoption Process is detailed at our web site, so please go to to learn more.

Only Approved Homes (application, $30 application fee, vet and personnel reference check and home visit required before approval) can adopt GoldHeart dogs posted at Petfinder and/or at our website.  If you are interested in one of our Petfinder advertised dogs, please go to link above and get started.

The approval process can take several weeks since we rely on an all-volunteer support network to process your application, conduct the home visit, and check references. If approved, you can then inquire about any available dog. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

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