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National Mill Dog Rescue: Senior Pet Adoption Assistance Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

We waived the $300 adoption fee for Sophie, a one-eyed, 7-year-old Maltese who had been a puppy-mill breeding dog all of her life until she was rescued.

Waiving the fee was a nice bonus for the family that adopted Sophie. It may have influenced their decision to choose her over another dog.

How many pets did this grant help?


Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Recently, one of our special senior Maltese pups finally got her adoption day! Sophie has fought quite the battle to get to this day, including birthing a litter of pups she was carrying when she arrived at National Mill Dog Rescue, losing an eye (prior to arrival), and an injured leg! She is one tough little fighter. She certainly deserves the wonderful family who found her! She will have a terrific fur sister named Molly, too. Congratulations on your forever family, Sophie! We wish you all the best in the world! You can see a video of her here.

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