Goldens Without Borders Adoption Application
Please read before submitting your application.
Fees and Agreements: Due to the effort required to process adoption applications for a Goldens Without Borders dog, a $45.00 non-refundable fee is required with each application. Return Adopters need not send the $45.00 application fee. The APPLICATION fee is due at the time you submit your application. No applications will be processed until the application fee has been paid. Payments may be made through our secure website https://goldenswithoutborders.org/donate/ (paste into a new browser)or personal checks may be mailed to: Goldens Without Borders 11700 W. Charleston Blvd STE 170-420 Las Vegas, NV 89135
NOTE: We are run entirely by volunteers. Our volunteers will only contact adoption applicants when we have dogs available.
Geographical Locations: We have our headquarters in Las Vegas, NV. If you live outside of Las Vegas, you will need to make arrangements to pick your Golden in Vegas. We rely entirely on volunteers and donations and do not have the resources to transport our saved Goldens any further than we already do. We do not allow our rescued Goldens to be transported by airplane once they arrive to the US. If you live outside of Las Vegas, you must transport your adopted Golden by car only.
Adopters Living Outside of Las Vegas or Seattle : The Adoption Fee is payable before we place a Golden with you.
Before You Start Our adoption fee is $1500-$2,000 depending on age. We are an international rescue that takes on additional costs associated to travel to the U.S.A. Adoption fees include travel, travel kennel, spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip.
While every effort is made to provide as much information as possible to the Foster Home/Adoption Home concerning this dog, GWB does not warrant a dog regarding medical status or behavior. Many of our dogs come from overseas animal shelters or facilities. We may have no history of their past circumstances. We assume no liability for unknown historical information about any dog. We try to pass on any information known to us. We assume no liability for information given to us by a former owner or caretaker. We have clear title to the dogs we place, either through shelters or by international rescuers.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any occurrence known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, relating to any dog you Foster or Adopt from us, its behavior, care, keeping or maintenance. You understand that dogs may carry diseases and parasites that may be transmissible to humans and other animals, and hold GWB and its representatives harmless.
You agree that GWB shall not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by the Foster or Adopting family resulting from but not limited to, damage or injury to persons or property by the dog. The Foster or Adopting family releases, indemnifies and holds GWB harmless from any and all liability and any cause directly or indirectly relating to this placement. From the time of adoption, you are the animal’s owner and solely responsible for its behavior.
GWB will not be responsible for any medical bills incurred after adoption. If, at any time in the dog’s life you can no longer keep the dog for any reason, you must return the dog to us. We will refund your adoption fee in full if you return this dog within 14 days of adoption. After that, you are no longer entitled to a refund.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this application. We run entirely by volunteers. Our volunteers call applicants as Goldens are available for adoption. If there are no Goldens available for adoption, there may be several weeks before your application is called on. Please answer the questions in this application with your ultimate goal in mind: adopting a rescued Golden. The Goldens we rescue are saved from horrible conditions but with patience and compassion, soon become the quintessential Golden Retriever we know and love. We are a small, non-profit rescue out of Las Vegas, Nevada. We rely entirely on volunteers and donations. Because of this, we are unable to transport Goldens beyond this. Approved applicants outside of Vegas will need to make arrangements to pick up there Golden Las Vegas, drive back home. We do not allow our rescued Goldens to fly, all must be transported by adopter via car.