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How we helped:
Keeping Senior Pets in Homes Grant

Bitz, a 15-year-old Shih-Tzu, was in dire need of surgery to save his life. Sadly, the veterinarian where he lived in rural Virginia didn’t have the resources to help him. And his mom couldn’t afford a specialty clinic. Thanks to a Grey Muzzle grant, ACAP was there to help. 

Though they were concerned about doing surgery on such an old guy, ACAP wanted to give Bitz’s mom as much time with him as possible. She had already saved him once, long ago, when she offered to take him from a situation where he wasn’t getting the care he needed  Since that day, she’s ensured that Bitz has everything he needs to thrive.  

Bitz came through the surgery with flying colors! His mom is thankful to ACAP and Grey Muzzle for giving her the best gift of all—more time with her precious pup.

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