Coverage Area

Due to the unavailability of volunteers in some cities and towns, we may not be able to cover all the cities and/or towns listed on our coverage map. If your application is received and we are unable to continue the adoption process, you will be contacted by a representative of the Rescue.

We are always in need of volunteers and foster homes in all areas of our coverage areas. Please consider volunteering or fostering when applying to adopt.

The following areas have limited coverage, so please contact Brookline at before submitting your application.

Area 1 – Altoona, PA and surrounding area
Area 4 – Lower Bucks County and Philadelphia
Area 6 – Berks and Lancaster Counties
Area 7– State College, Pa and surrounding area and Perry County, Pa
Area 8 – Chambersburg and Waynesboro PA area, including Hagerstown, MD will be available on a case by case basis.
Area 9 – Allentown, PA and surrounding Lehigh Valley.

The following areas should have coverage except as noted. Please contact Brookline at if you are in the areas noted.

Area 2 – New Castle county, Delaware.
Area 3 – Harrisburg, PA (including most of Carlisle, Manheim, Elizabethtown, Shippensburg, Perry county & York). Limited coverage in Northern Dauphin county and Millersburg.
Area 4 – Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks counties. Limited coverage in Philadelphia.
Area 5 – All of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties, and parts of Salem, Atlantic, Cumberland and Cape May counties, New Jersey.
Area 5A –Parts of Warren, Morris, and Middlesex counties and all of Hunterdon, Somerset and Mercer counties, New Jersey.
Area 6– Delaware, Chester and eastern Lancaster counties.
Due to limited volunteer coverage in Berks county, please contact Brookline at before submitting your application.

If you are not in our coverage area, check  some of the other rescues that may be in  your area by clicking this link.

Brookline is always seeking volunteers!
Please contact us at
if you would like to become a volunteer and check our Volunteers page for specific volunteer opportunities!
If you are outside of our coverage area, here are a few Labrador Retriever Rescues in the area or national

Labrador Retriever Rescue  Washington DC Area web:,  email:   phone:  301-868-3524
Lab Rescue of the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac web:  email:  phone:  301-299-6756       
Labs4Rescue    web:    email:
Southwest Pennsylvania Retriever Rescue Organizations web:    email:  phone:   412-795-0163
Lake Erie Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. web: //  email:   phone:  (419) 885-2471