Independent Labrador Retriever Rescue of Socal
Application & Fees
Adoptable Labs & Goldens
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Surrender a dog
Surrendering a dog to Indi Lab Rescue
If you are in a situation where you can no longer keep or provide for your purebred Labrador Retriever or Golden Retriever,
we may be able to help.
Below is a form you can use to supply us the information we need to begin the process of either taking your dog into our program, or finding other options for your dog.
Please copy the text of the form, paste it into an email, type your answers next to the questions and then email the form to
"Surrender my Dog"
in the subject line.
City, State, Zipcode
Have you attached at least THREE current photos with this form? If you do not submit this form with current photos, we likely won't respond to you.
Do you have a vehicle and are you able to drive this dog to a volunteer for an evaluation?
Are you able to drive your dog to its intake location possibly on a different day and in a different location than the evaluation?
We do NOT take in mixed breed dogs. We are a breed rescue. If you have a mix, please contact a mixed breed rescue.
Is your dog a purebred Labrador or Golden Retriever?
Do you have AKC papers?
What is your dog's age?
Is your dog a male or female?
What color is your dog?
Is your dog spayed or neutered? If not, why not?
Can you provide us the legal spay or neuter certificate?
Where did you get this dog?
Are you the legal owner of this dog?
Is this dog microchipped? Please provide us the chip number.
Is this dog up to date on rabies and can you provide us a rabies certificate?
is this dog up to date on other vaccines and can you provide us a record of those from your vet?
How is your dog with other dogs?
Is your dog good with very small dog?
Is your dog good with cats?
How do you know this?
Does your dog need to be an only dog?
Does your dog sleep inside or outside?
Is your dog housebroken?
Has your dog been crate trained?
What is your dogs energy level: Very high, High, medium-high, medium, medium-low, low, very low.
how much exercise do you give this dog each day?
What kind of exercise do you give?
How is this dog on the leash?
Is your dog on flea medication?
How is your dog in the car?
How is your dog with children?
How is your dog with strangers?
Is your dog a barker?
Is your dog a chewer?
Does your dog have any health concerns?
Does your dog limp?
Does your dog have any current wounds on him or her?
Does your dog have infected ears?
Is your dog afraid of anything?
Does your dog have separation anxiety?
How is your dog when left alone inside the house?
Is your dog possessive over food or toys?
Has your dog ever bitten anyone or tried to bite anyone? What happened?
Did you file a bite report?
Has your dog ever bitten another dog? What happened?
Did you file a bite report?
Are you willing to drive your dog to a volunteer to evaluate him or her for potential intake and photos?
Are you able to provide a tax-deductible donation to help us defray any expenses?
How soon must you surrender the dog?
Why are you giving up this dog? Please elaborate. Be specific and detailed.
Independent Labrador Retriever Rescue of Southern California
a 501c3 Non Profit Corporation dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of retrieving breeds
17130 Van Buren Blvd. #183
Riverside, CA 92504