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The Grey Muzzle Organization provides funding for senior dog programs nationwide. Here you'll find a list of the organizations that have received Grey Muzzle funding. Please contact these organizations if you are considering adopting a senior dog, fostering, or volunteering.

Grey Muzzle Grant Recipients

Grant recipients include:

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Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue

Funded from 2020 to 2022

How we help

Thanks to the grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization, Mostly Mutts will be able to provide dental cleanings to all senior dogs, who can now go to their forever homes with shiny healthy teeth. Grant funding will also help pay for heartworm treatments for those seniors that need it.

About Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue

Since 2004, Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue & Adoptions has been working to reduce the number of animals euthanized at local shelters in metro Atlanta. They work closely with animal control officers to save adoptable dogs that are moments away from being put to sleep. Often, these dogs are sick and injured and require rehabilitation. Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training and physical and emotional care to them until they can be placed in a new home.  

Learn more about Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue
bonded pair of two small dogs Polka and Dottie

Muttville

Funded from 2008 to 2016 and 2019 to 2022

How we help

Every one of the more than 1,000 senior dogs that Muttville rescues each year needs medical care to prepare them for a successful and comfortable new beginning. The Grey Muzzle Organization's funding will increase Muttville's in-house veterinary program capacity, which will reduce pain and suffering by providing care more quickly, lower costs, and minimize the amount of time between intake and adoption. This support helps dogs like Polka and Dottie, a bonded pair who both desperately needed dental care to alleviate their pain and help them be adopted into a loving home. Grey Muzzle grants have supported hundreds of senior dogs through Muttville’s programs, including Seniors for Seniors and hospice.

About Muttville

Muttville is based in San Francisco, California and is dedicated to creating better lives for senior dogs (age seven and older) through rescue, foster, adoption, hospice, education, and advocacy. Founded in 2007, Muttville was one of the first organizations in the country dedicated to saving senior dogs. Today, Muttville operates a cage-free facility with an in-house veterinary clinic, and saves over 1,000 senior dogs each year.

Learn more about Muttville
brown and white dog laying in the grass Angel

Naperville Area Humane Society

Funded in 2021

How we help

The Naperville Area Humane Society is grateful for a generous grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization to support the Lucky 7 Fund, which provides diagnostic and medical treatment to all senior dogs in their care. This grant will ensure 20 senior dogs receive medical, dental, and preventative services that will not only make them feel better but also help them find forever homes more quickly. 

About Naperville Area Humane Society

For more than 40 years, the Naperville Area Humane Society (NAHS) has been helping homeless animals in Naperville, IL and surrounding cities, delivering services that reflect integrity, respect, compassion, and joy for all people and animals. NAHS accepts animals from owners who can no longer care for their pets and from organizations, both near and far, that lack resources to offer the animals a second chance. 

Learn more about Naperville Area Humane Society
small scrappy dog laying on ground Mitzi

Nate's Honor Animal Rescue

Funded in 2021

How we help

Nate's Honor Animal Rescue (NHAR) provides a loving haven for rescued dogs and cats on their way to finding their forever homes. NHAR saves lives and works to create a supportive, family-friendly environment that inspires a bond between animals and those who love them. In the past 10 years, NHAR has worked collaboratively with local agencies to increase adoption rates from 500 animals a year, to more than 2000. 

About Nate's Honor Animal Rescue

With support from Grey Muzzle, Nate's Honor Animal Rescue is able to provide post-adoption support to adopters of senior pets with special needs. Typically, it takes 90 days for adopters to fully bond with their new pet, and medical expenses during that time often mean a return to the shelter. By providing three months of medication or follow-up treatment for a medical or behavioral issue, adopters have time to bond with their senior pet without worrying about unforeseen costs. 

Learn more about Nate's Honor Animal Rescue
Tri color beagle with mouth open sitting among branches and green leaves Rosey

National Mill Dog Rescue

Funded from 2016 to 2017

How we help

Funding provided by a Grey Muzzle grant helps with the considerable medical expenses faced in treating and rehabilitating dogs from puppy mill environments.  Most dogs in puppy mills have received minimal or nonexistent veterinary care.  

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About National Mill Dog Rescue

To rescue, rehabilitate and rehome discarded breeding dogs and to educate the general public about the cruel realities of the commercial dog breeding industry. 

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fluffy light brown dog smiling at the camera Chloe

Nebraska Humane Society

Funded in 2022

How we help

A Grey Muzzle grant to the Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) will support dental treatments for senior dogs, improving their overall health and increasing their chances of adoption. NHS strives to remove as many hurdles to adoption as possible for dogs like sweet Chloe, an eight-year-old Pomeranian mix, who came to NHS with extremely matted fur and rotting teeth.  Chloe had a major dental extraction and cleaning performed by NHS medical staff. She is now smiling and feeling much better as she charms potential adopters!

About Nebraska Humane Society

The Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) serves the Omaha, NE metro area.  An open admission shelter, NHS takes a holistic approach that is focused on achieving the best medical and behavioral outcome for each of the thousands of animals treated each year. In 2021, 15,356 domestic animals came to NHS, averaging 593 animals in their care each day. NHS provides services and resources to their community, including adoptions, dog training classes, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic, a behavior helpline, and free community programs serving pets of domestic violence victims, veterans, low-income elderly, and neighbors experiencing economic crisis.  

Learn more about Nebraska Humane Society
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Neighborhood Pets

Funded in 2022

How we help

A Grey Muzzle grant will support a new program to provide vouchers to pet parents of senior dogs to cover the cost of dental exams, cleanings, and extractions. This program will help senior dogs with advanced dental disease whose people cannot afford needed dental services, improving the dogs’ quality of life and maintaining the bond between senior dogs and their beloved families.

About Neighborhood Pets

Neighborhood Pets is a community-based nonprofit organization that cares about people and the animals they love. They provide low-cost wellness care, a free spay/neuter program, a pet food bank, veterinary care assistance, low-cost pet supplies, among other resources. Relationships and building trust in the community are at the core of their work.

Learn more about Neighborhood Pets

Nevada Humane Society

Funded from 2012 to 2015 and 2019

How we help

A Grey Muzzle grant will provide dental care to senior dogs in the care of Nevada Humane Society, ensuring they are healthy and happy and ready for a forever home.

About Nevada Humane Society

Nevada Humane Society is a charitable, nonprofit organization that accepts all pets and makes every effort to save each and every one. They have been bringing people and pets together for nearly 90 years. Thanks to the tireless efforts of their employees, veterinarians, volunteers, supporters, donors, community partners and board of directors, they have been named one of the safest communities in the nation for homeless pets (Washoe County, NV). To date, they have saved over 100,000 animals and are dedicated to continuing and growing their lifesaving efforts not just in Northern Nevada, but within the entire State.

Learn more about Nevada Humane Society
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Nevada SPCA

Funded in 2022

How we help

A Grey Muzzle grant will help Nevada SPCA launch a new program to provide free veterinary services to owners of senior dogs that cannot afford veterinary care, including dental cleanings and extractions, diagnostic blood work, surgeries, medications, and vaccinations. This will be a critical first step in Nevada SPCA’s vision of providing services to southern Nevada’s owned pets.

About Nevada SPCA

Founded in 1982, Nevada SPCA is southern Nevada’s original lifesaving animal shelter. Nevada SPCA takes in over 2,500 dogs, cats, and small pets annually, giving them medical care and then finding them loving new homes. Sixty-five percent of Nevada SPCA’s intake is from owner-surrendered animals, with the remainder from transfers from other shelters and rescue groups. Nevada SPCA is a safety net for the community’s most vulnerable pets.

Learn more about Neveda SPCA
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NMDOG, INC

Funded from 2018 to 2022

How we help

The Grey Muzzle Organization grant will allow NMDOG to provide initial and ongoing medical care to the senior dogs who are Forever Fosters in the NMDOG Home Sanctuary Program. This program allows previously chained senior dogs like Sterling, who have special medical or behavioral needs, to live out their lives with a forever family. Funding will cover the costs of emergency services, diagnostics, medical care, supplements, and prescription medications for the senior dogs placed with Home Sanctuary providers. 

About NMDOG, INC

Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, NMDOG was established in 2010 and has saved thousands of dogs’ lives over its ten-year history. NMDOG reaches out across the state of New Mexico to the dogs who need help the most: the chained, the abandoned, the victims of the most horrific cases of cruelty, and lastly, the forgotten ones. NMDOG focuses their efforts on rescue, community outreach, education, rehabilitation, adoption and networking. When called upon, NMDOG works closely with Law Enforcement Agencies, shelters throughout New Mexico and rescues in surrounding states. They have also been integral in passing anti-tethering legislation. In recent years, NMDOG has developed a Home Sanctuary program for senior dogs who have lifetime and costly behavioral and/or medical needs, providing the loving home they deserve for the rest of their days.    

Learn more about NMDOG, INC

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