Three Graying Muzzles 2004 winners
Jeffie, companion of the Modics, Cleveland, OH
Chester and Makita, companions of Melissa Dudley, Canterbury, NH
Nakita, companion of Jude Fine, Calgary, Canada

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Graying Muzzles Calendar & Photo Contest

GRAYING MUZZLES 2015: The contest has closed! Stay tuned for the winners announced here on or about Oct. 15! Calendars will be available at the end of October.

WANTED: Handsome old fellows and beautiful old gals for our 12th annual calendar in celebration of old dogs!

Enter your senior dog (age 7 & older) in our annual photo contest! The winners will be featured in our 12th annual calendar, GRAYING MUZZLES 2015.


1. Select your photo. High-resolution digital images are preferred; 4"x6" or larger photos printed clearly on photographic paper are also accepted.

2. Complete the entry form. Include a biography of your dog or a story that shows his personality. And tell us the one greatest thing about your senior dog.

3. Submit your entry. To email your entry, send your digital image, biography/story, and entry form to Mail your $10 entry fee with a copy of your entry form to the Sanctuary. We cannot accept online entry fees; they violate PayPal’s terms of service. To mail your entry, send your photograph, the entry form, biography/story, and $10 entry fee per photo to the Sanctuary.


The contest is open to all senior dogs (7 years and older at the time of the photo), including those who have already crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Please include only senior dogs in your photos; we cannot accept photos that include people or younger dogs.

All entries must be signed and submitted by the legal owner of the dog and the photograph. Professional photos are acceptable if you have purchased the rights to the photo. No credit will be given to the photographer.

You may enter as many times as you like, but a $10 entry fee and a separate entry form must accompany each entry.

Email or postmark your entries by September 3, 2014. Photos will be judged by an impartial panel; the decision of the judges is final.

Photos are judged by an impartial panel.

Photos will not be returned and become the property of The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs and may be used in its literature or web site.

Winners will be posted on our web site on or about October 15, 2014. Calendars will be available in early November for purchase.

GRAYING MUZZLES 2015 PHOTO CONTEST ENTRY FORM: Use this form or a reasonable facsimile

My Dog’s Name ________________________________________________________________________________

My Dog’s Breed or Mix __________________________________________________________________________

My Dog’s Age _________________________________________________________________________________

Name of Legal Owner of Dog ____________________________________________________________________

Address _____________________________________________________________________________________

City State Zip _________________________________________________________________________________

Phone __________________________________              E-mail ________________________________________

The greatest thing about my old dog is (100 words or less) ___________________________________________



If my dog’s photo is selected, I agree to its use in the 2015 Graying Muzzles Calendar, proceeds to benefit The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs.

Signature (of dog’s legal owner)                                                                             Date

Return completed form with photo, $10 entry fee (check or money order), and biography/story about your dog to:

The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs
P.O. Box 609054
Cleveland, OH 44109-0054
Attn: Graying Muzzles 2015 Contest

Graying Muzzles 2014 is available by mail order or at our Adoption & Education Center.  Get your copy today. They make excellent stocking stuffers and gifts for the old dogs lovers on your holiday list. And don't forget to get one for yourself!

ON SALE NOW: Calendars through the mail are reduced to $6.25 each (shipping & handling included). Please make your check or money order to The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs, PO Box 609054, Cleveland, OH 44109. Calendars are mailed within three days of order.

For more information, call 216-485-9233 or e-mail

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