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Meet some of the senior dogs helped by The Grey Muzzle Organization. We provide grants to support lifesaving, innovative senior dog programs across the country. These are just a few of the senior dogs who got their second chance thanks to the work of our grantees and the generosity of our supporters.

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To learn more about the organizations we fund, see our Grants Recipients page. The dogs featured here have found their forever homes, but you can find adoptable senior dogs on our Senior Spotlight page.

Sparky and Bambi

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Sparky and Bambi are a bonded pairof Pomeranians. Sparky is about 10 years old and Bambi is about 12. Lionel’sLegacy took them in after their owner passed away. Both Sparky and Bambi were in dire need of dental care. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Sparky and Bambi

Petey

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

This sweet, little 13-year-old pug was surrendered to the shelter because his family could no longer afford his medical care. Poor Petey’s skin was a mess.

 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Petey

Camille

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Camille is a 9-year-old Pekingese who is currently up for adoption. Camille is a former puppy-mill mom who spent her life in a cage, producing puppies for the pet store and Internet trade, until she was brought to freedom in April by National Mill Dog Rescue. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Camille

Bosco

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Bosco is a 14-year-old rat terrier mix who is currently up for adoption. Tyson’s Place Founder Jill Bannink-Albrecht explains, “Bosco came to us after his beloved owner died in hospice care.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Bosco

Charlie

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Charlie is a sweet, loving, easy-going senior dog who lived through terrible neglect. This 12-year-old miniature poodle came to the Kentucky Humane Society in October 2015.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Charlie

Coco

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Coco is a 12-year-old Labrador Retriever who found refuge at The Shade Tree, one of our brand new grantees.The Shade Tree, a shelter for homeless and abused women and children, which includes Noah’s Animal House pet sanctuary. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Coco

Ranger

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

An old dog. 
A beloved dog. 
Ranger lived his entire life with a devoted elderly couple in a rented home, but then the owner of the house died and his family wanted the house back. Faced with losing their home, another tragedy struck: the husband passed away from cancer leaving his wife, Gloria, to manage as best she could.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Ranger

Hope

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Hope is one appropriately named dog! The nine-ish stray girl arrived at Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR) in horrible condition. She was emaciated, hairless, and covered in sarcoptic mange. If that weren’t bad enough, she was discovered to be heartworm positive.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Hope

Bailey

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Bailey recently celebrated his eleventh birthday. The birthday hat didn’t stay on, but Bailey spent a leisurely afternoon in the garden. He also enjoyed time in his favorite place, the back of my CRV, or as my husband David describes it, the Bailey-approved vehicle. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Bailey

Baron

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Beautiful Baron suffered eight years of neglect and cruelty before being seized by the authorities. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Baron
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Mitzi

Mitzi

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Mitzi, Sunshine, and Romper came into Virginia German Shepherd Rescue (VGSR) in March, 2013, from elderly owners who were no longer able to care for their dogs.  Mitzi was kept outdoors in a long, narrow run, living in her own feces. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Mitzi

Lola

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Lola is the poster child for spaying and neutering. She came to Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR) as an overweight nine-year-old with a life-threatening Pyometra infection. Her family couldn’t afford surgery and relinquished her. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Lola

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