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, Medical Director

Lt. Col. Dennis A. Guyitt: Vice President, Medical Coordinator


Jeanine Thomson, CPM: Treasurer, Adoptions Coordinator


Lynette Malinchak: Foster Coordinator


Cathy Cottrill: Board Member and Intake Coordinator


Janice Fox: Board Member and Transport Coordinator


Mark Dahlberg: Board Member, International RescueCoordinator



Kathleen Dammert: Events Coordinator South   Linda Covay: Web Designer
Sue Anderson: Events Coordinator North   Karen McConaghy: Follow-up Coordinator
Megan Bennett-Abadir: Medical Coordinator


  • Address:
    GRRSWF, Inc.
    PO Box 368186
    Bonita Springs, FL. 34136


    Email: info@grrswf.org


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