A Few Words About Us

Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida, Inc. (GRRSWF)

is an all volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit dog rescue organization. Based in Southwest Florida, Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida is dedicated to finding exceptional homes for exceptional Golden Retrievers and Golden mixes that are homeless, abandoned in Shelters or surrendered by their owners into their “forever” homes.


Mission Statement

Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida works to raise awareness of the plight of the Golden Retriever breed specifically through community education as well as the benefits of adopting a rescue animal in need. We also support and promote responsible spay and neutering as well as programs that are designed to prevent animal abuse, neglect and cruelty.

Our Board Members

Alesia Galuppo-Griffith: President

Lt. Col. Dennis A. Guyitt: Vice President


Jeanine Thomson, CPM:



Lynette Malinchak: Foster Coordinator


Cathy Cottrill: Board Member and Intake Coordinator


Kristina Wigglesworth: Board Member and Medical Coordinator


Janice Fox: Board Member and Transport Coordinator

  Dr. Pegah Gillette: Medical Advisor and Honorary Board Member

Mark Dahlberg: Board Member


Kathleen Dammert: Events Coordinator South   Linda Covay: Web Designer
Jeanie Bethuy: Applications Coordinator   Sue Anderson: Events Coordinator North
Karen McConaghy: Follow-up Coordinator  
Laura Pawelek: Adoptions Specialist    


  • Address:
    GRRSWF, Inc.
    P.O. Box 110987
    Naples FL 34108


    Email: info@grrswf.org


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