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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.

Please consider making a life-changing gift today to help even more at-risk senior dogs get the second chance they so deserve.

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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.

Flash

Flash

How we helped

Medical expense grant for adoptable dogs

St. Louis Senior Dog Project was contacted by a shelter in rural Illinois for help with old Flash. The shelter won't place dogs over a certain age for adoption (a common problem for senior dogs in shelters.) He's now safe in a foster home.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Flash
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Pumper

Pumper

How we helped

Medical expense grant for adoptable dogs

He didn't even have a name when we got the picture, but this old guy is the first recipient of Grey Muzzle's grant to Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay (DRTB). 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Pumper
Connor

Connor

How we helped

Grant for keeping senior dogs with owners

A supporter contacted us about 10-year-old Connor, who was running out of time in a shelter in Wichita, Kansas. St. Louis Senior Dog Project took him in, and Grey Muzzle paid for his medical expenses. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Connor
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Kendall

Kendall

How we helped

Medical expense grant for hospice/long term care

Kendall was an old Rottweiler who was given to a local shelter and then began to limp. Radiographs confirmed osteosarcoma, so common in the breed, and the shelter manager asked if OldDog Haven in Washington State could possibly take her since she was still so happy.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Kendall
Winston

Winston

How we helped

Medical expense grant for hospice/long term care

Recently we learned Winston, one of the hospice dogs in the care of Central Texas Dachshund Rescue, was diagnosed with diabetes. Winston had been in a CTDR foster home for a year before the diagnosis, so they caught it early.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Winston
Gizmo

Gizmo

How we helped

Seniors for Seniors adoption grant

Tere knew her mom needed a companion. But her mom uses a walker and she needed a dog that was not too small, so she wouldn't trip over him. Gizmo was the perfect match! It was love at first sight. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Gizmo
Gracie

Gracie

How we helped

Orthopedic bed donation

Old Gracie arrived at Yonkers Animal Shelter in late February. The staff knew she had something wrong with her, we had to send a bed from the Grey Muzzle Bed Fund. But her prospects for adoption didn't seem good.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Gracie
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Brinkley

Brinkley

How we helped

Medical expense grant for hospice/long term care

Brinkley is a senior who was recently made a Permanent Foster at the Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas (GRRNT) due to cancer. He developed a fibro-sarcoma cancerous tumor that was removed from his nose. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Brinkley
Merlin

Merlin

How we helped

Medical expense grant for adoptable dogs

Two new seniors entered the Permanent Foster program at the Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas (GRRNT), Merlin and Brinkley. Grey Muzzle helps fund this program.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Merlin
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Leena, a small, white, fluffy dog, now deceased

Lena

How we helped

Medical care grant for shelter dogs

Lena was one of the beneficiaries of a Grey Muzzle grant to OldDog Haven, for their program that helps dogs from shelters who have only a short time left.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Lena
Missy

Missy

How we helped

Medical expense grant for adoptable dogs

This sweet lady is Missy, a senior dog of about 9 years, ended up in the county animal control after her elderly owner died. St. Louis Senior Dog Project was told police broke down the front door to gain access and Missy ran out in a panic. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Missy
Diamond January 2009

Diamond

How we helped

Medical expense grant for adoptable dogs

Diamond is a little Maltese, about 10 years old. brought into a shelter to be euthanized. Posh Pets, a rescue organization in New York City, took her to the vet, where she was given 6-9 months to live. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Diamond

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