SPCA Florida is a no-kill organization in Polk County – the largest county in Florida. They care for thousands of pets every year and cooperate with local organizations as well as shelters in other states to improve the outcome for homeless dogs and cats. Their programs include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, a pet food bank, and a low-cost medical center. SPCA Florida exists to eliminate animal suffering and to engage the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals.
The Grey Muzzle Organization grant will allow SPCA Florida to provide diagnostic and medical care for hospice dogs living in foster homes. Funding will also be used to provide screening and medical care for senior dogs who are up for adoption, ensuring their new families have a clear understanding of their health needs. This grant will help dogs like Blizzard, who arrived at SPCA Florida as a stray. Not much is known about him, but he is a cheerful older gentleman who loves sitting on laps. He’s around eight years old and has dental issues. Thanks to the support of The Grey Muzzle Organization, he will be able to go to his forever home and enjoy a good meal without pain.