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The Grey Muzzle Organization provides funding for senior dog programs nationwide. Here you'll find a list of the organizations that have received Grey Muzzle funding. Please contact these organizations if you are considering adopting a senior dog, fostering, or volunteering.

2016 grant recipients include:

Grey Muzzle Grant Recipients

Grant recipients include:

Mason, the Dalmation Mason

Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay

Funded from 2009 - 2014

How we help

A Grey Muzzle grant provides medical care, senior supplements, and medications for the "old spots" who are part of Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay's "sanctuary" program, for dogs who require hospice or long-term care in a foster home.

About Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay

The mission of Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay is to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home as many Dalmatians from Florida shelters as possible that need their help. Their first and main priority is to take the Dalmatians who are facing euthanasia at animal control facilities.

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Sebastian sitting in a car, now deceased Sebastian

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue

Funded from 2009 - 2015

How we help

Grey Muzzle has provided a grant for medical care for DVGRR senior dogs to help get them ready for adoption. Sebastian was the first dog to be helped by this grant.

About Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) rescues displaced Golden Retrievers and places them for adoption in carefully matched approved homes.

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Charlie

Fairy Tail Endings, Inc.

Funded from 2014 - 2016

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps to fund their 'Road to Recovery Project'.  In collaboration with other Partners, this project will provide routine and specialty veterinary care and surgeries for pets of seniors, the disabled, HIV positive and the homebound restoring them to comfort and good health so they can continue to provide support to their owners.

Grey Muzzle's piece will support the outreach initiative by funding the cost of veterinary care for senior dogs in the program and we hope that, together, we can strengthen and expand the collective reach, creating positive outcomes for at-risk pets while promoting this emotional bond that is so critical to the health and wellness of these vulnerable populations.

About Fairy Tail Endings, Inc.

Fairy Tail Endings, Inc. is dedicated to helping financially struggling families in Sarasota and Manatee counties keep their pets and provide proper care through financial aid, product and service donations, education and outreach. In short, our mission is to keep WANTED pets healthy, happy and home with the families that love them!

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Foster Pet Outreach

Funded in 2016

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps to fund their “Senior Dog Health Fund” within the FPO Senior Dog Program.  These funds are used to provide the health care senior dogs deserve to live their best lives.

In addition, new processes for intaking, promoting, and adopting senior dogs have been developed to help decrease the amount of time senior dogs stay in the foster program before adoption.  

About Foster Pet Outreach

Foster Pet Outreach is a not-for-profit, all volunteer shelter alternative that saves the lives of unwanted pets by rescuing, fostering, and adopting them to responsible forever homes.

Foster Pet Outreach also seeks to educate the community in the topics of pet over-population and the necessity of responsible pet ownership. 

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Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE)

Funded from 2015 - 2016

How we help

A grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization will launch a “Grey Muzzle Fund” to offer financial assistance specifically for older dogs with life-threatening illness or injuries. Specifically for older dogs, this program will work in tandem with the Save-a-Life Program which focuses on life-saving medical treatment for pets of all ages to prevent “economic euthanasia.”

About Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE)

FACE’s mission is to enhance and preserve the quality of life of animals by providing access to necessary medical care and education. Based on established criteria, FACE provides financial grants for animal owners who are unable to cover the cost of their ill/injured pet's emergency or critical veterinary care.  With a tagline of Saving Pets and Helping Families, the goal of FACE is to make sure that no pet-parent ever has to make the heartbreaking decision to put their beloved four-legged companion to sleep due to financial hardship. 

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Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center

Funded in 2016

How we help

A grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization helps to fund NACC’s Golden Paws Program, taking care of the medical needs of senior dogs relinquished to NACC. 

Since its inception, over 250 senior dogs have found loving homes and this past year saw a 12% increase compared to the prior year. Golden Paws is a community outreach program that focuses on finding forever homes for senior animals.

About Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center

The mission of Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center is to support the Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center in sheltering and caring for Norfolk's stray and homeless animals, to promote and facilitate adoptions, to assist with special medical care, to promote and support spay/neuter in the community and to educate the public about responsible pet ownership.

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Stevie, the German Shepherd Stevie

German Shepherd Rescue and Adoption

Funded from 2009 - 2014

How we help

Grey Muzzle has provided a grant to German Shepherd Rescue for a new program, A Moment in Time. The program represents the idea that time shouldn't be measured in minutes, hours, days or even years...but rather moments - special moments that are shared between an owner and their dog. The program has increased the rescue of senior GSD and GSD mixes from area shelters, as well as increased education and awareness of senior dog issues.

About German Shepherd Rescue and Adoption

The mission of German Shepherd Rescue in Raleigh is to provide rescue, rehabilitation and adoption services to purebreds and mixes, and to address our community’s need for real solutions in the fight against animal homelessness, abuse and neglect.

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Leeway

German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California (GSRNC)

Funded from 2009 - 2016

How we help

The Thulani Program expands the traditional rescue services of GSRNC by providing comfort and quality of life for dogs with only a short time to live, dogs that generally are not considered adoptable. A Grey Muzzle grant helped to launch this new program, and Leeway was the first beneficiary.

About German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California (GSRNC)

The specific purpose of GSRNC is the prevention of cruelty to animals by rescuing and rehoming German Shepherds, educating the public about the advantages of adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, providing proper care and training, and teaching about the need for spaying and neutering to reduce pet overpopulation.

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Snickers, a Golden Retriever, now deceased Snickers

Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas (GRRNT)

Funded from 2008 - 2015

How we help

Grey Muzzle has provided a grant for GRNNT's Permanent Foster Program. This program cares for dogs like Snickers that are deemed unadoptable due to medical issues.

About Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas (GRRNT)

Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas' mission is to rescue, care for, and place neglected or unwanted Golden Retrievers in permanent loving homes, and to educate the general public about responsible pet ownership and the special qualities of the Golden Retriever breed in the North Texas area.

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Reggie, a Golden Retriever mix Reggie

Golden Retriever Rescue of SW Florida, Inc.

Funded in 2012

How we help

Grey Muzzle provides financial aid to this rescue's 'Bill Ragatz Seniors Fund'. The primary goal of this fund is to increase the organization's ability to rescue and rehabilitate more senior Golden Retrievers and Golden Retriever mixes and support the ongoing intake of seniors who have unique challenges and incur greater medical cost.

About Golden Retriever Rescue of SW Florida, Inc.

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.

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