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Old dogs have their fill this summer, as the Gray Muzzle Organization announces its annual grant recipients, and the dogs from Lost Our Home Pet Rescue are among the winners.
Lost Our Home Pet Rescue in Tempe is one of 77 animal welfare groups chosen from 266 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs, according to a press release.
The winning groups received more than $ 616,000 in grants to help save or improve the lives of old at risk dogs in their communities, the release said.
“This grant will help us give senior dogs like KeeKee, a 14 year old dog with heart murmur and hard of hearing, the medical attention they need, so that she is ready to go home forever,” said declared Jodi Polanski. , founder and
executive director of Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, in a prepared statement.
“No one is more grateful or loving than an old dog, and we can’t wait to help older dogs get the second chance they all deserve.”
Over the past 13 years, the national non-profit organization Gray Muzzle has provided more than $ 3.1 million in grants to support its vision of a “world where no old dog dies alone and scared.”
“Through the generosity of our donors, we are thrilled to help deserving organizations like Lost Our Home Pet Rescue make a difference in the lives of dogs and people in their communities,” said Lisa Lunghofer, Executive Director of Gray Muzzle. “Many senior dogs at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue are enjoying their golden years in loving homes thanks to the wonderful work of Lost our Home Pet Rescue.”