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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:

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

Funded from 2014 - 2015

How we help

Grey Muzzle's grant is used to further The Golden Years Support Program (“Golden Oldies”) - a combination of existing, expanded and new efforts to ensure senior Golden Retrievers receive the care they need to be placed in loving forever homes or permanent GRRR foster homes.

This program includes five segments:

Senior dog adoptions; Golden Angel Program, focusing on Goldens with extraordinary medical or behavioral needs; Seniors for Seniors Program; Holistic Treatments; and Foster Respite Care.

About Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR) is dedicated to the rescue, placement and public awareness to ensure that Golden Retrievers are adopted by people able to provide a safe, loving home. Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies is a mostly volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that helps place unwanted, abandoned or surrendered Golden Retrievers into loving forever homes. Founded in 1996 by Laura Terroux, they have experienced continued organizational growth while working toward the goal of caring for their breed. GRRR re-homes approximately 300 Golden Retrievers annually.

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Great Plains SPCA

Funded from 2013 - 2015

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps Great Plains SPCA with their Canine Geriatric Specialty Assessment Program, covering medical expenses associated with the rehoming of senior dogs living in the shelter and foster care.

About Great Plains SPCA

Great Plains SPCA was formed through the merger of Animal Haven and No More Homeless Pets KC back in 2011. It is Kansas City Metro’s most comprehensive No Kill animal welfare organization, serving more than 30,000 needy pets annually – more than any other agency in the area.

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Peter, the Greyhound Peter

Greyhound Pets of America - Wisconsin

Funded from 2009 - 2014

How we help

Grey Muzzle provides funding for the medical costs associated with bringing senior Greyhounds from track breeding situations to GPA foster homes, in preparation for adoption.

About Greyhound Pets of America - Wisconsin

Greyhound Pets of America-Wisconsin has been devoted to retired racing greyhound adoption since 1994.  It is a racing neutral, all-volunteer group, with no paid staff, which covers the entire state of Wisconsin.

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Sammy, the toy poodle Sammy

House with a Heart

Funded from 2008-2013

How we help

Grey Muzzle's grant to House with a Heart provides medical care for senior dogs at this in-home sanctuary.

About House with a Heart

House with a Heart provides a loving and caring end-of-life experience for senior dogs who no longer have a human companion to care for them.

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Humane Society of Cherokee County

Funded in 2013

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps HSCC with their Special Care for Senior Dogs Program, funding medical expenses, beds, and food.  By having more comfortable, happier senior dogs, the chance of adoption is increased.

About Humane Society of Cherokee County

The Humane Society of Cherokee County is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to reducing, if not eliminating, pet overpopulation, abuse and neglect within the county. They are a no-kill shelter supported by donations, fund-raising projects, memberships and grants.

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Humane Society of North Texas

Funded in 2016

How we help

A grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization supports HSNT’s “Seniors for Seniors” Program, offered at all four of their adoption centers.  

The “Seniors for Seniors” Program would encourage seniors to adopt senior dogs by waiving senior dog adoption fees for seniors. The goal is to adopt 60 senior dogs to senior homes.

About Humane Society of North Texas

HSNT’s mission is to act as an advocate on behalf of all animals and to ensure their legal, moral and ethical consideration and protection; to provide for the well-being of animals who are abandoned, injured, neglected, mistreated or otherwise in need; to promote an appreciation of animals; and to instill respect for all living things.

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Humane Society of The Pikes Peak Region

Funded in 2015

How we help

Grey Muzzle’s funding helps HSPPR to provide dental care for senior dogs, which can be expensive.  By providing this dental care, HSPPR can not only improve their quality of life, but also increase their chances of adoption.

About Humane Society of The Pikes Peak Region

Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals in our community. HSPPR rescues and cares for animals in distress, reunites lost pets with their owners, finds loving homes for homeless animals and teaches people how to properly care for and respect animals, as well as enforces licensing and other animal ordinances.

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Humane Society of Warren County

Funded in 2016

How we help

Grey Muzzle grant funding helps to supplement their Hand in Paw program and Olive’s Fund with a focus on senior dogs.

Hand in Paw provides assistance to pet owners that would like to keep their pets by assisting with routine or emergency medical care, offsetting the cost of medications for senior dogs and covering emergency boarding or pet deposit assistance.
Olive’s Fund allows the shelter to provide senior pets with the medical care necessary to make them more appealing to adopters.  Olive’s Fund also covers the medical costs of hospice dogs in foster care.

About Humane Society of Warren County

The Humane Society of Warren County is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate care to abandoned, abused, homeless, and neglected animals in the community.  They aim to educate pet owners on the importance of vaccinations and population control and to place adoptable pets into loving homes.

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Roxy

Humane Society of Western Montana

Funded from 2014 - 2016

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps with the 'Nandi Wishcamper Senior Veterinarian Assistance Fund' ("Nandi Sr.").  To help senior pets stay in their homes, the Nandi Sr. Fund offers financial assistance to low income families for veterinary care for their senior pets. These funds can often be the deciding factor when a family is faced with providing medical attention or surrendering their pet.

About Humane Society of Western Montana

The mission of the Humane Society of Western Montana is to provide a safe, compassionate shelter for pets in need, place these animals into loving, lifelong homes, and advocate for the welfare of all companion animals. Because of the awareness and care of our community, we guarantee the adoption of all adoptable pets. Saving Every Animal. Every Time.

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K9 Kokua

Funded from 2014 - 2015

How we help

The money provided by Grey Muzzle's grant supports K9 Kokua’s “Kupuna (Elder) Dog Project”, the goal of which is to improve the quality of life for at-risk homeless senior dogs. Specifically, this project seeks to provide medical assistance to senior dogs during medical beach rounds. During medical beach rounds, K9 Kokua volunteers and veterinarians travel to homeless campsites and assist dogs residing with their homeless owners. Volunteers perform onsite medical care, conduct wellness examinations, provide dog food, treats, toys, and bedding, as well as nail trims, ear cleaning, and make appointments for spay/neuter and microchipping- a requirement for public housing.

 

About K9 Kokua

K9 Kokua is a 501c3 non-profit, all-volunteer operated organization that believes every dog deserves a chance at a life of feeling no hunger pains, has access to medical care and the right to live in safety. We visit and provide care for the dogs that live with the houseless population on Oahu and Maui.  We also assist dogs of the financially destitute and those affected by domestic violence.

Many are ohana (families) who make the decision about being homeless or going into a shelter and even at times, to stay in a dangerous situation for fear that their dog will be harmed in their absence. We understand their determination to keep their ohana together.  We are here to make sure the dogs have a resource for spaying/neutering, Emergency Care response and much more. 

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