Funding from The Grey Muzzle Organization will save senior dogs needing life-saving medical care beyond their family’s means. KodiakCare knows that the best place for a dog, especially a senior dog, is with their family, and finances should not be a barrier. The grant will help dogs like Daisy, a 12-year-old basset hound, who had pyometra, a life-threatening uterus infection, and needed surgery that her owner could not afford. KodiakCare stepped in and helped get Daisy the life-saving care she needed so that she could return home to her loving family.
KodiakCare saves dogs by funding critical veterinary care to families lacking financial means. They partner with animal hospitals to help families avoid the heartbreaking and tragic decision of surrendering or euthanizing their dog simply because they can’t afford medical treatment. With KodiakCare’s help, families can get their dogs the care they need and bring their beloved pets back home. KodiakCare works with large non-profit veterinary hospitals in eight metropolitan areas across the United States.
PAWS is honored to receive a grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization to help more senior dogs become healthy and live out their retirement years in the comfort of a loving home, dogs like eight-year-old Ton and 15-year-old Muneco, a bonded pair who came to PAWS when their owner could no longer care for them. These two best pals spend their days cuddling together in their foster home while they await their forever family.
PAWS will promote senior dog adoption by waiving the adoption fee and making sure all senior dogs receive needed medical and dental surgeries while in their care. PAWS will also help senior dog owners by covering a portion of their dogs’ medical costs and/or offering free dental surgeries. Their goal is to keep senior pets with their people and out of the shelter.
Pet Animal Welfare Society of CT (PAWS) is dedicated to the rescue and adoption of their community’s homeless and abused dogs and cats. They have been helping animals in need since 1962, and are proud to have rescued and placed more than 900 cats and dogs last year.
Grey Muzzle provides medical funding to Blind Dog Rescue Alliance for long-term care, as well as adoptable dogs.
Blind Dog Rescue Alliance is a group of volunteers spread throughout the United States and Canada dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired dogs by rescuing dogs in shelters, assisting blind dog owners, and educating the public about these wonderful dogs.
Grey Muzzle supports the Connecticut Humane Society’s (CHS) efforts in partnership with municipal animal control agencies around the state, providing medical care for senior dogs who are homeless or at risk of losing their home. Leveraging CHS’ veterinary team and collaborating with other area veterinarians and rescues as needed, this program connects elderly, at-risk pups with resources to tackle unaddressed medical needs, improve their quality of life, and get on track for a fresh start to a new home, or a journey back to the home they already know and love.
With three pet wellness and adoption centers geographically spread across the state, the Connecticut Humane Society enriches the lives of families and communities through adoption services, medical care, education and prevention of cruelty. CHS' strategic focus areas include animal sheltering, keeping pets in homes, elevating animal welfare statewide, and providing education on the humane treatment of animals.