When RAGofAZ takes a Golden into Rescue, we incur some significant
veterinary costs. Sometimes these costs are minimal, as when only a
general physical is needed. In other cases, we have considerable medical
expenses. What little money we might make on the adoption of one dog
will go to offset the medical expenses of the next dog. Adoption fees by
themselves will never cover all of our expenses with rescued dogs. In
2011 the average cost to RAGofAZ to rescue a Golden was approximately