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$15,000 in Grants Awarded to Spanish Shelters

April 2022

Our following shelter partners were awarded $2,500 each: Casa de Postas, Mastines en la Calle, Galgos en Familia, Podencos y Mas, Argos, and Seimpre Contigo.The shelters will use this money to help offset costs for food, veterinary, and other necessary supplies for the dogs under their protection.Read more here.

$3,000 Grant Awarded to Shelter Ugolyok in Lviv Ukraine

April 2022

Shelter Ugolyok in Lviv, Ukraine have under thir protection dogs, cats, horses, cows, and other animals. The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a $3,000 grant to the shelter in Apirl, bringing total grants awarded to the shelter in 2022 to $9,671.


Shelter staff are committed to staying in the country to care for the dogs, cats, horses, cows, and other animals under their protection. They can not evacuate due to the number of animals and size of the larger ones. Prices for food, veterinary, and other supplies have skyrocketed due to the danger and supply chain stressors. What's more, the shelter is still actively rescuing animals left behind in homes, the streets, and farms. Adoptions are also still happening

$6,000 Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

April 2022

This grant will help MCGR further offset expenses for a rescue transport of 15 greyhounds and whippets rescued from the meat trade into Canada. The dogs will be under the care of volunteer foster homes until they are adopted to loving homes.

$600 Grant Awarded to Podencos y Mas

April 2022

This grant will help Podencos y Mas, a shelter in Spain, complete construction of new kennels for the dogs under their protection.

Second Grant of $1,500 Awarded to Shelter Ugolyok, Lviv, Ukraine

March 2022

Through the generosity of our supporters, additional donations came in specifically directed to Shelter Ugolyok in Lviv, Ukraine. The shelter will use this money to offset the costs of critical necessities, including animal food, veterinary expenses, and other supplies.

$10,000 Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

March 2022

Later this month, MCGR will welcome 14 greyhounds and whippets rescued from the meat trade by Candy's Hound Rescue International. The rescue transport will fly into Canada. The dogs will be fostered in loving homes as they await adoption. This grant will help offset transport expenses.

$5,171 Grant Awarded to Shelter Ugolyok in Lviv,Ukraine

March 2022

There are times when a crisis is so horrific that it screams for our attention. The war in Ukraine is one of those times. We made a special appeal to raise funding for a grant for a farm sanctuary in Ukraine. Under their protection are dogs, cats, horses, cows, goats, pigs, and other animals. Staff committed to staying to care for the animals, facing unimaginable danger. Prices have escalated as things become more precarious and supply chains further strained. This grant will help the shelter to buy food, medical, and other supplies needed for survival.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awarded GuideStar's Platinum Seal

February 2022

We're proud to say we've earned GuideStar's Highest Seal of Transparency. The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. Explore our GuideStar profile.

Additional Grant Awarded to Mastines en la Calle

February 2022

In addition to a $1,000 grant awarded earlier this month to Mastines en la Calle, a shelter in Spain, The Flying Dog Foundation awarded $350 to help replace the shelter's roof.

$568 Grant Awarded to Casa de Postas

February 2022

The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a €500 (US$568) grant to Casa de Postas, a shelter in Spain. Earlier in the week, their rescue vehicle broke now and is impossible to fix. The grant will be put toward a desparately needed new vehicle.

$1,000 Grant Awarded to Mastines en la Calle

February 2022

Mastines en la Calle, a rescue and shelter in Spain, is in dire need of a new shelter roof estimated to cost €4000. The Flying Dog Foundation's grant, the equivalent of €885, will help to offset the cost. The Foundation has additional fundraising for the new roof underway.

The Flying Dog Foundation Publishes 2021 Annual Report

January 2022

In the spirit of full transparency, The Flying Dog Foundation's 2021 Annual Report includes the Founders' message, how money was spent, and the grants it funded. Explore the report here.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $8,500 Grant for the Rescue Transport of 6 Meat Trade Survivor Dogs

December 2021

The Flying Dog Foundation awarded an $8,500 grant to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue to fly 6 dogs rescued from the meat trade to the safety of their organization.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $2,240 to the Male Galgo Project

December 2021

Over 2021, The Flying Dog Foundation awarded grants totaling $2,240 as sponsorship of two dogs in the Male Galgo Project. They are under the protection of Galgos en Familia in Spain.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $2,400 in Grants to Spanish Shelters

December 2021

The Flying Dog Foundation awarded six grants totaling $2,400 to our shelter partners in Spain. The shelters have under their protection galgos, podencos, and mastines.

$11,000 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

November 2021

MotorCity Greyhound Rescue is taking in 21 dogs rescued from the meat trade. The dogs were rescued by Candy's Hound Rescue International (formerly Candy Cane Rescue) and their Chinese rescue partners. There will be  two separate transports landing in Canada; it's an amazing undertaking.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

October 1, 2021

To help MotorCity Greyhound Rescue in MI, USA, prepare for flight of over 20 dogs rescued from the meat trade into Canada, The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to help MCGR meet the expenses of this life-saving transport.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $1,300 Grant to Candy's Hound Rescue

September 1, 2021

The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a $1,300 grant to Candy Cane Rescue, a charity based in the UK, to help offset the transport of 4 dogs rescued from the meat trade to the UK.

The Flying Dog Foundation Raises Over $5,400 to Evacuate KSAR Staff, Dogs, and Cats from Afghanistan.

August 2021

On occasion, The Flying Dog Foundation takes on a special project. Such was the case for the Afghanistan evacuation of staff, cats, and dogs of Kabul Small Animal Shelter in Kabul.

$3,000 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to National Borzoi Rescue-International

July 2021

Andre, a Borzoi, was rescued from a meat market in China by Callum Deacy of Plush Bears Shelter. Through unyielding work in China and the USA, André will be arriving in WA, USA under the protection of National Borzoi Rescue - International. A $3,000 Flying Dog Foundation grant will help offset this cost.

Temporary Federal Ban on Dogs Entering the USA form 100+ Countries

June 2021

The temporary ban includes dog imports from China; as of this writing, it does not include dog imports from Spain. Find out more about the ban and what action you can take to help counter it.

$3,500 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

March 2021

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $3,000 to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue to offset transport expenses for greyhounds and other dogs rescued from the meat trade by Candy Cane Rescue  and soon bound for the USA.

FORBES: FB Gives Back 0.025% Of $28B Q4 Revenue Through GivingTuesday Match

February 2021

How Facebook's 2020 Giving Tuesday fundraising match impacts organizations; features The Flying Dog Foundation and quotes from one of our Founders.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $2,300 Transport Grant

February 2021

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $2,300 grant in the memory of Sera, a greyhound, to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida. Elite will welcome several dogs rescued from the meat trade later on this month.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $2,100 Grant for Meat Trade Survivor Dog Transport

January 2021

Shortly, MotorCity Greyhound Rescue  will be welcoming ten meat trade survivors, saved by Candy Cane Rescue and their partners in China. The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a $2,100 grant to help offset the transport expenses.

Flying Dog Foundation Grants Totaling $1,750 Distributed to Spanish Shelters

January 2021

A total of $1,750 was evenly distributed to our shelter partners in Spain. Under their protection are galgos, podencos, and mastines. The shelters are Contigo Siempre, Mastines en la Calle, Galgos en Familia, Casa de Postas, Podencos y Mas and Associacion Protectora Argos.

The Flying Dog Foundation Publishes 2020 Annual Report

January 2021

Review to read the Founders' message and to see how much was raised, how it was spent, and what grants it funded. The Flying Dog Foundation is committed to full tranparency.

$10,000 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue

December 2020

$10,000 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to MotorCity Greyhound Rescue to fly dogs rescued from the meat trade in China to New York City.

$2,445.84 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to Galgo Podenco Support

December 2020

Galgo Podenco Support, a US-based charity, has been awarded a $2,445.84 grant. The money will be distributed to their shelter partners in Spain to benefit galgos, podencos, and mastines under their protection.

The Flying Dog Foundation Awards $4,000 Grant

December 2020

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida, specifically earmarked to offset transport expenses for dogs rescued from the meat trade in China.

$7,000 Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida

September 2020

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida. This money is earmarked for an upcoming rescue flight from China to the USA; all dogs that will be on board have been rescued from the meat trade.

$4,653.68 Flying Dog Foundation Awarded to Galgos en Familia

July 2020

The Flying Dog Foundation awarded a $4,653.68 grant to Gaglos en Familia, a galgo shelter in Spain. The money will be used to pay for the care of rescued galgos under their protection as they await adoption.

$4,030.35 Grant Awarded to Argos

April 2020

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $4,030.35 grant to Argos, a shelter in Spain. The money will be used to care for the rescued hunting dogs under their protection as they await adoption to loving homes.

$4,000  Flying Dog Foundation Grant Awarded to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida

February 2020

The Flying Dog Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida. This money is earmarked for an upcoming rescue flight from China to the USA; all dogs that will be on board have been rescued from the meat trade.

NJ.COM: Playing Cupid for Dogs Will Capture Your Heart

February 2020

Take a look at our Valentine's Day Fundraiser featuring the angel Cupid, himself – lots of cute photos

CAPE GAZETTE: Greyhounds Reach the Beach Turns 25

October 2019

Co-founder Ellen Ganopoulos featured at Greyhounds Reach the Beach at our show booth; we also spoke at a session about the meat trade. At the time, our group was named "Candy Cane Rescue USA Fundraiser Group."