Senior pups have one thing to wag about this week, because the nationwide nonprofit The Grey Muzzle Organization publicizes the recipients of its annual grants for animal welfare organizations offering packages for at-risk senior canine.
Thirty-eight organizations representing 25 states will obtain over $225,000 in funding from the group in 2016 to help providers, together with hospice look after senior canine who should not adoptable, “Senior for Senior” adoption packages, and medical and dental care. Since 2008, Grey Muzzle has offered over $750,000 in grants to 76 nonprofit organizations in 30 states in help of its “vision of a world where no old dog dies alone and afraid.”
“The Grey Muzzle Organization was with Muttville Senior Dog Rescue from the very beginning,” says Sherri Franklin, Executive Director of Muttville, one other 2016 grantee. “Without their support we wouldn’t be where we are today, saving more senior dogs than ever!”
This yr’s Grey Muzzle Organization grantees embody:
- Tyson’s Place Animal Rescue, a Michigan group devoted to serving to terminally ailing individuals look after–and in the end, discover houses for–beloved pets like Bosco, a 14-year-old rat terrier combine at the moment up for adoption.
- Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary on the Big Island of Hawaii, the place canine like 13-year-old Pono, who not too long ago discovered his eternally dwelling, are handled to therapeutic swimming pool visits as a part of their medical care.
- Austin Pug Rescue, the place the breed’s particular medical wants are a precedence. 11-year-old Ebenezer, who needed to have all of his tooth eliminated as a consequence of extreme periodontal illness, is now feeling fresh-mouthed and wonderful!
“One of the most gratifying parts of our work is getting to hear success stories about second chances for dogs in their golden years,” says The Grey Muzzle Organization Executive Director Lisa Lunghofer. “We’re thrilled to help so many deserving organizations give senior dogs the happy endings they deserve.”
The nationwide nonprofit The Grey Muzzle Organization improves the lives of at-risk senior canine by offering funding and sources to animal shelters
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