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Giving Senior Dogs a Second Chance: HSNT Receives Grant from Grey Muzzle Organization

In a heartwarming announcement this summer, The Grey Muzzle Organization has bestowed the Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) with an $11,000 grant as part of its annual initiative to support senior dogs in need. Among the 90 chosen recipients out of 370 applicants, HSNT is set to make a significant impact on the lives of older canine companions in their community.

Championing the Cause for Senior Dogs

HSNT has long been dedicated to the welfare of animals, and this generous grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization is a testament to our commitment to pets in need. The $11,000 grant will go a long way in ensuring that senior dogs like 10-year-old Edgar receive the specialized veterinary and dental care they deserve. Edgar's heartwarming journey from being covered in fleas and battling multiple health issues to finding a loving forever family is a testament to the power of compassion and proper care.

For over 15 years, The Grey Muzzle Organization has been making dreams come true for senior dogs across the nation. With a commitment to ensuring that no old dog dies alone and afraid, the nonprofit has contributed over $4.6 million in grants to various organizations like HSNT.

Through their funding and resources, Grey Muzzle supports animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and nonprofit groups nationwide, helping provide senior dogs with the care and comfort they deserve in their twilight years. Their partnership with HSNT exemplifies the incredible impact that can be achieved when organizations come together for a common cause. Edgar, a senior dog rescued by HSNT in 2023, embodies the resilient spirit of senior dogs. Found in dire conditions, Edgar's story is a testament to the power of rehabilitation and care. Riddled with health issues, including a ruptured tumor, blindness, deafness, and a heart murmur, Edgar's journey to recovery showcases the dedication of HSNT's veterinary team. With his tumor removed, his hip healing, and his overall health improving, Edgar has not only overcome physical challenges but has also found a loving forever family with HSNT's Director of Cruelty Investigations. As the partnership between HSNT and The Grey Muzzle Organization continues to flourish, it is heartening to see the collaborative efforts making a tangible difference in the lives of senior dogs. To contribute to this life-saving cause, donations can be made at

HSNT - Pets and People, Saving Each Other®

HSNT’s mission is to act as an advocate on behalf of all animals and to ensure their legal, moral and ethical consideration and protection; to provide for the well-being of animals who are abandoned, injured, neglected, mistreated or otherwise in need; to promote an appreciation of animals; and to instill respect for all living things.

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