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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.

pit bull dog with tennis ball in mouth

Ziggy

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Ziggy had struggled medically and with extreme aggression toward animals. This aggression was so apparent that Ziggy had to be muzzled to walk through PAWS' hallways.

Thanks to the generosity of The Grey Muzzle Organization, there are no more muzzles for Ziggy!

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Ziggy
Oscar the Dachshund

Oscar

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Oscar is HOME! This very sweet boy came to Top Dog Foundation last summer when his person died. At age 14, he was extremely cherished and losing her was tough. Oscar needed some time to rejuvenate (and lose a bit of weight too).

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Oscar
Little black poodle Raven

Raven

How we helped

Dental Expense Grant

When Misty Eyes Animal Center (in Indiana) was asked to help a tiny, half-blind, partially deaf miniature poodle, they could not refuse. This adorable 10-year-old named Raven was surrendered to a shelter lacking the resources to give her the care she needed.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Raven
Harpo before and after

Harpo

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Harpo is a bubbly and energetic senior fluff-ball, found as a stray and transferred to Muttville from a nearby municipal shelter. He was set to be euthanized because he had a necrotic ulcerated mass on his neck.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Harpo
Jennie

Jennie

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Thanks to The Grey Muzzle Organization's support, Jennie got the medical care she desperately needed for a fresh start.

Jennie was transferred to the Connecticut Humane Society (CHS) in January as part of CHS' partnership with municipal animal control agencies.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Jennie
We Remember
White terrier mix Ginger in front of red flowers

Ginger

How we helped

Keeping Senior Dogs in Homes

Ginger’s mom faces many barriers in getting her to the vet as she is disabled, does not drive and lives on a low income. So when Ginger suddenly had blood in her urine, her mom called the Animal Care Assistance Program (ACAP) in Virginia for help.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Ginger
Chihuahua mix Daisy

Daisy

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Those of us who have lost a pet know the heartache that comes with it. This past year, the pandemic has exacerbated that pain.

Daisy, an eight-year-old Chihuahua mix, arrived at PAWS Atlanta just before Christmas.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Daisy
Pomeranian Foxy

Foxy

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Fourteen-year-old Foxy was picked up as a stray in Virginia. She arrived at Richmond Animal League (RAL) with severely matted fur, cloudy eyes and a tongue that stuck out the side of her mouth.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Foxy
Husky Gecko

Gecko

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Gecko had never been touched by a human his entire life. Rescued by NMDOG from a hoarding and neglect situation, they found him living in a hole he had dug with minimal provisions.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Gecko
Up close of Frenchie

Frenchie

How we helped

Dental Expense Grant

Adorable, ten-year-old Frenchie had bad doggy breath. Like many of us, her owner had not appreciated the importance of good oral hygiene throughout her life, and so Frenchie needed a little help to have a healthy smile.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Frenchie
Grey Shih Tzu Beau

Beauregard

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Beauregard is a sweet, completely blind and deaf Shih Tzu. He was transferred to Pawmetto Lifeline and arrived matted, hungry, wet and freezing. This poor 17-year-old boy had been through a lot!

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Beauregard
Jelekeco, Geri and Rhino

Rhino

How we helped

Keeping Senior Dogs in Homes

Jelekeco and Geri have both experienced multiple lay-offs due to COVID-19, so when their 11-year-old pit bull Rhino got sick, they needed a little help.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Rhino

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