HHHS senior dogs have something to stir with new grant

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Senior dogs at Shawnee Co. have something to stir with a new grant to the Helping Hands Humane Society.

Helping Hands Humane Society said it was one of 78 animal welfare groups chosen from 344 applicants to receive a grant from the Gray Muzzle Organization to help local senior dogs. A total of over $705,000 was donated to help save or improve the lives of older at-risk dogs in the community.

“This grant will help us give senior dogs like Baxter, 8, the veterinary care he needs so he’s ready to return to his forever home,” said Grace Clinton, Director of Development and Special Events. at the Helping Hands Humane Society. . “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 14 years, HHHS said the Gray Muzzle Organization has provided more than $3.8 million in grants to support its mission of “a world where no old dog dies scared alone.”

“Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we’re thrilled to help deserving organizations like Helping Hands Humane Society make a difference in the lives of dogs and people in their communities,” said Lisa Lunghofer, CEO of Gray Muzzle. . “Many senior dogs in northeast Kansas are enjoying their golden years in loving homes thanks to the wonderful work of Helping Hands Humane Society.”

For more information on Helping Hands Humane Society or the over 6,000 animals they care for each year, click HERE.

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