Foster/FWITA families are responsible for daily care of the foster dog, including:


  • feeding
  • exercising
  • socializing
  • brushing and grooming, as needed
  • reinforcing basic obedience commands
  • observing and evaluating general behavior and temperament
  • and, of course, providing love and security to a special Golden at an often difficult time in his or her life

As a FWITA, it will also be your responsibility to take the dog to one of our approved participating veterinarians for its initial health evaluation. You may also have to make additional trips to the vet if the dog needs to be spayed or neutered or is ill and requires follow-up visits. AGR will cover all approved veterinary costs as long as the dog