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Discovery Elementary School Donation Drive

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 16:39

A new generation for the old generation

Last fall Ms. Katie Swanson invited our executive director, Dr. Lisa Lunghofer, to Discovery Elementary School in Ashburn, VA, along with representatives of several other nonprofits, to present to her third grade class. 

My Old Dog and Grey Muzzle featured in TODAY article

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 13:33

We're thrilled to share this TODAY story from My Old Dog author Laura Coffey that features 6-year Grey Muzzle Organization grantee Old Dog Haven and Grey Muzzle's Founder, Julie Dudley. 

Grey Muzzle Featured in TODAY article

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 13:00

We were so thrilled that TODAY featured an amazing story about The Grey Muzzle Organization and our grantee, Tyson's Place Animal Rescue. 

Grey Muzzle Organization Grants $225K in Funding for Senior Dog Programs

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:51

Senior pups have something to wag about this week, as the national nonprofit The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants for animal welfare organizations providing programs for at-risk senior dogs.

Making Waves For Grey Muzzles

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 14:32

The term hydrotherapy is defined in Greek as “water healing.” Canine hydrotherapy was introduced to our country through the greyhound racing industry, over a century ago. Today it constitutes a popular, cost-effective, non-weight bearing exercise choice.

We’re Not Getting Any Younger: Lessons from My Old Dogs

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 15:46

Dogs are living longer. The official world record for the oldest dog is 29 years, 5 months, held by an Australian cattle dog that was put to sleep in 1939. Many dogs today exceed life expectancy, as owners are increasingly eager to maintain quality of life for aging dogs, and technology and veterinary treatment options have evolved.


Sassy, a dog helped by Grey Muzzle

For the Love of Old Dogs

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 00:00

We envision a world where no old dog dies alone and afraid. In 2008, Julie Dudley would turn that personal aspiration into the gripping vision statement of her new venture, The Grey Muzzle Organization.

Max, a senior dog we helped

Thanks to You - Another Successful Grant Cycle!

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:00

This was the first year of The Grey Muzzle Organization’s new once-a-year grant cycle. We are incredibly grateful for your support in helping homeless senior dogs. Your generous donations made this grant cycle possible.

Lisa Lunghofer, Executive Director

Welcome Our New Executive Director!

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

The Grey Muzzle Organization has experienced significant growth over the past few years. We are delighted to announce that we have reached another milestone in our development.

To help manage our growth and provide a strong path of leadership for the future, this month we hired our first Executive Director, Dr. Lisa Lunghofer!

Thank You, Our Team of Experts!

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 00:00

We express our gratitude to the team of consultants and advisors who have generously volunteered their time to provide expert guidance and mentoring that assisted the Board of Directors in strategic planning, board development,and budget planning.