Contacts:
Toni Morgan, Executive Director
Petfinder Foundation
Ginnie Baumann, Animal Rescue New Orleans
Animal Rescue New Orleans Receives Grant
Animal Rescue New Orleans has received a $1,000.00 Senior Pet Adoption Grant from the Petfinder Foundation to help senior beagle Sweetie find a great home.  They have covered the first year of meds  for Sweetie to give this great girl a permanent home! The Petfinder Foundation Senior Pet Adoption Grant program is used to assist Petfinder members to help facilitate the adoption of senior pets.  Grant funds must be used to help senior pet become adoptable by funding any of the following:  adoption fees, transportation to the adopter, medication for the duration of the senior pet’s lifetime, spay/neuter surgery.   Petfinders helps animals everywhere, but is devoted to seniors.  Sweetie was dumped at a municipal shelter unable to walk on her back legs. She is such a  sweet and resilient dog. She not only walks with a sling and in her wheelchair but also has been able to walk on her back legs for short periods.
The Petfinder.com Foundation assists the 12,000+ animal shelters and rescue groups that post their adoptable pets on Petfinder.com. A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, the Petfinder Foundation helps adoption organizations find homes for the pets in their care through its Sponsor A Pet, Disaster Fund, Quality of Life and other programs. Since its founding in 2003, the Petfinder Foundation has given more than $20 million in cash and product grants to shelters and rescue groups in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Animal Rescue New Orleans posts its adoptable pets at http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/LA181.html.