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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:

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Funded in 2016

How we help

Grant funding from The Grey Muzzle Organization helps Brother Wolf with major medical expenses associated with taking in and adopting out senior dogs.  Senior dogs become more "adoptable" to the general public when their medical needs are addressed.  

About Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is a No Kill organization based in Asheville, North Carolina and was founded in 2007 to provide the resources and life-saving programs to build a No Kill community.

As a grassroots organization, BWAR operates a one-of-a-kind adoption center that is open to the public 365 days a year making it easy to adopt, volunteer, and become involved.

Learn more about Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Brown County Humane Society

Funded in 2016

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle helps to supplement medical costs for their “Seniors for Seniors” adoption program.  Even though the cost of Seniors for Seniors adoption is a third of the regular fee, the potential owners may not have the financial ability to absorb additional costs of vet care. By helping with those costs, adoptions will increase. 

About Brown County Humane Society

The mission of the BCHS is to promote the welfare, compassionate care and protection of animals, taking all domestic animals brought to us, finding suitable homes for adoptable animals, providing information, raising public awareness of animal issues, and promoting responsible pet ownership.  

Learn more about Brown County Humane Society
Standard size white poodle laying on a leopard print pillow in front of a painted red curb. Bhaki

C.A.R.E.4Paws

Funded in 2018

How we help

Funding from The Grey Muzzle Organization will support C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Companion Pet Assistance Veterinary Intervention Program (VIP). VIP is designed to save animals’ lives, reduce animal suffering, and lower the number of companion pets abandoned or relinquished to shelters due to their owners’ inability to pay for medical care. The program provides health exams, vaccines and basic pet care; treats wounds; skin, ear and eye infections; and performs many types of surgeries, such as dentals, mass removals and hernia repairs. Services provided through VIP are performed in our a mobile spay/neuter and veterinary clinic - the only such clinic in Santa Barbara County.

About C.A.R.E.4Paws

Short for Community Awareness, Responsibility & Education, C.A.R.E.4Paws works to reduce pet overpopulation, keep animals out of shelters and improve quality of life for pets and pet owners in need. Founded in 2009 with the goal to alleviate the burden of Santa Barbara County's shelters by intervening before animals become homeless, its critical services include free spays/neuters, low-cost vaccine clinics and intervention programs that keep animals in their homes, such as assistance with veterinary care and delivery of pet food.

Learn more about C.A.R.E.4Paws

Cache Humane Society

Funded in 2012 and 2016

How we help

Grey Muzzle's grant will help Cache Humane Society with the Senior Dogs Dental Program - the goal of which is to have the at-risk senior dogs, who are otherwise in good condition, get a complete dental cleaning to make them more attractive to potential adopters.

About Cache Humane Society

The Cache Humane Society aims to use its many programs and services to eliminate pain, fear, suffering, and homelessness for companion animals.

Learn more about Cache Humane Society

Canine Adoption and Rescue League

Funded in 2016

How we help

Grey Muzzle grant monies were used to restart “Sam’s Senior Dog Program” whose purpose is to rescue senior dogs from the local county shelter and rehome them through the following infrastructure:
 • The local county shelter notifies C.A.R.L. of all dogs they take in aged 10 or older. 
• C.A.R.L. provides medical assistance as needed, foster homes where possible, and indoor pens at C.A.R.L.’s Pet Care Center when foster homes are not available. 
• The dogs are cared for and adopted out using existing volunteer programs or entered into their sanctuary foster program for terminal dogs to be fostered indefinitely, with no expectation that they are ever adopted out.  

About Canine Adoption and Rescue League

Canine Adoption and Rescue League’s mission is to advocate for animal welfare, seeking to end the needless deaths of companion animals through their adoption, education, and outreach programs.

Learn more about Canine Adoption and Rescue League
Cassie, a Basset Hound, now deceased Cassie

Carolina Basset Hound Rescue

Funded from 2011 - 2013

How we help

Grey Muzzle's funding to CBHR provides medical funding for the at-risk senior dogs CBHR takes into foster homes.

About Carolina Basset Hound Rescue

CBHR is a volunteer-staffed nonprofit organization whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome unwanted basset hounds in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Learn more about Carolina Basset Hound Rescue
Ellie, the Dachshund, now deceased Ellie

Central Texas Dachshund Rescue (CTDR)

Funded from 2008 - 2015

How we help

Grey Muzzle provides a grant to support four Dachshunds currently in hospice care at this organization.

About Central Texas Dachshund Rescue (CTDR)

The mission of Central Texas Dachshund Rescue is to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home dachshunds and most dachshund mixes that need a second chance at life and love.

Learn more about Central Texas Dachshund Rescue (CTDR)

Cheboygan County Humane Society

Funded in 2016

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle supports their “Senior Aid” program, allowing them to advertise, through the local papers, senior dogs needing homes. Medical issues are also addressed and in-depth exams performed so a potential adopter is informed of any health issues the senior dog may have. 

About Cheboygan County Humane Society

The Cheboygan County Humane Society is dedicated to promoting kindness to animals; the prevention of cruelty to animals; the extension of humane education to the community; the encouragement of spay and neuter programs and responsible pet ownership. 

Learn more about Cheboygan County Humane Society

Community Pet Center

Funded from 2009 - 2011

How we help

Community Pet Center has received grants from Grey Muzzle for their Senior Pets Project. This program rescues senior dogs from the local animal control, and works with Meals on Wheels to provide assistance for low-income owners of senior dogs.

About Community Pet Center

The Community Pet Center serves the rural area of Rutherford County, NC. The organization works with the local animal control agency to safeguard the lives of dogs and cats by providing education to the community about responsible pet ownership, and spay/neuter programs.

Learn more about Community Pet Center
Brown and white short haired pointer sitting on a tile floor. Brianna

Companion Animal Rehabilitation Emergency Medical Fund

Funded in 2017

How we help

A grant from Grey Muzzle supports the Companion Animal Rehabilitation Emergency Medical Fund's Senior Animal Wellness Program to provide medical and dental care to senior pets. C.A.R.E. Medical Fund's mission is to bring otherwise unadoptable companion animals to an adoptable condition by providing emergency medical funding and assistance to local shelter pets.

Senior pets are often seen as unadoptable regardless of their health condition. We believe that the word "unadoptable" is a relative term and to label a dog unadoptable simply because of its age is wrong. We believe that we can give seniors an advantage to getting them adopted and out of the shelter quickly by providing this program to the shelter.
 

About Companion Animal Rehabilitation Emergency Medical Fund

Companion Animal Rehabilitation Emergency Medical Fund (C.A.R.E. Medical Fund) was founded in 2013 and brings otherwise unadoptable companion animals to an adoptable condition by providing emergency medical funding and assistance to local shelter pets.

Learn more about Companion Animal Rehabilitation Emergency Medical Fund

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