Incorporated in 1886, the Humane Society of St. Joseph County is one of Indiana’s oldest service organizations. They operate as the area’s largest animal care facility, with over 2,700 animals passing through their doors yearly. Offering an array of community services, an adoption center, and educational programs, they aspire to enhance the human and animal bond and live up to the motto, “We Care!”
A grant from Grey Muzzle will double the capacity of The Humane Society of St. Joseph County’s Silver Paws Program, which provides medical, dental, and preventative care, and support to senior dogs, the most vulnerable of their shelter pets. Funding will provide dental care and senior blood and urine workups to an additional 50 senior dogs and gas cards to volunteers and staff who transport senior pets to partner rescues. The Grey Muzzle grant will also allow increased promotion of the Silver Paws program to encourage community members to adopt senior shelter pets like Harley.