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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.

Luigi

Luigi

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

When Luigi - a sweet nine-year-old miniature poodle - arrived at the East Bay SPCA, they knew it would take a very special family to see what a lovable little guy he is and provide him the home he so desperately wanted.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Luigi
Ms. Martin & Beau

Beau

How we helped

Keeping Senior Dogs in Homes

Fifteen-year-old Beau is the constant companion of Ms. Martin, age 96. Beau recently slowed down on his eating and seemed lethargic and "off." Being very worried about her sidekick, Ms. Martin reached out to the Seniors' Pet Assistance Network (SPAN).

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Beau
Yorkie mix Clea

Clea

How we helped

Dental Expense Grant

Clea ended up at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center in Oregon at nine-years-old after her owner passed away. Unfortunately, it was clear to the staff that this sweet Yorkie mix had not received proper health care for some time.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Clea
Malaki and owner

Malaki

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Super sweet Maliki, a 12-year-old Boxer mix, came to UCAN Spay & Neuter Clinic after his owner took him to a full-service veterinary clinic for evaluation because he was losing weight and not acting like himself.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Malaki
Husky

Husky

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Eleven-year-old Husky was rescued from a breeding facility after he was no longer useful as a stud dog. When Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) took him in, they realized that this beautiful golden was suffering from a lack of medical care.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Husky
Senior pit bull

Jacob

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Sweet Jacob is a lovable, forgiving senior who is ready to put his past behind him and live his best life, starting today!

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge partnered with Jersey Pits Rescue to save this senior pit bull, using their Grey Muzzle medical grant to ensure he got the care he needed.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Jacob
Small dog on lap

Pooky

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Pooky was one of 13 small senior dogs surrendered after their owner tragically passed away from Covid-19. Because of Grey Muzzle's continued investment in the senior "ISO" dog program, which focuses on helping dogs in Chicago's most heavily populated, open-admission shelters, One Tail at a Time was able to rescue all 13 seniors and place them in a loving foster home.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Pooky
Spuds with Kong

Spuds

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Spuds came to the Anirmal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) as a stray. Upon entering their program, he received a routine medical evaluation and bloodwork ARL is able to offer all senior animals thanks to a Grey Muzzle grant. Sadly, his work up indicated Spuds was in renal failure. 

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Spuds
Golden retriever

Bristol

How we helped

Medical Expense Grant

Bristol is a happy-go-lucky, seven-year-old Golden Retriever who's just beginning her “golden years.” Her family thought she was “too old” to have puppies, so let her out in their yard unsupervised. Bristol is not spayed and apparently, had a visitor or two! Her owners were surprised by the arrival of unexpected puppies--they thought she was simply putting on some weight!

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Bristol
Fawn boxer Tribianni

Tribianni

How we helped

Hospice Program Grant

Tribianni came into the care of Legacy Boxer Rescue (LBR) at age seven, after living his whole life outside, neglected and ill. He was very thin, his teeth were broken, his feet were raw and inflamed, and his body was covered with bare patches and scars. He had no training or socialization, and although he wanted to - he didn’t know how to behave around people.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Tribianni
Grey Lhasa Apso Elvis

Elvis

How we helped

Keeping Senior Dogs in Homes

Elvis was Anderson Humane Society’s very first “client” to benefit from their Grey Muzzle grant! This adorable 13-year-old Lhasa Apso was picked up as a stray. Anderson Humane was able to identify Elvis' owner, but sadly, the elderly gentleman could not afford any veterinary care for his beloved dog and was physically unable to keep him out of the road.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Elvis
White dog Pip with Grey Muzzle logo

Pip

How we helped

Keeping Senior Dogs in Homes

At 12-years-old, Pip is a constant companion for her mom and gives her great comfort. Pip’s mom is permanently disabled and on a limited, fixed income. Because Pip is with her all of the time, she didn’t believe it was necessary to have her spayed.

Read more about Grey Muzzle grant recipient, Pip

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