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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I lost a pet to cancer. How can I make a donation in my pet's memory?
A: You can quickly donate through the PayPal link on our home page. Donations are tax-deductible. If you would like to make a donation in honor of a pet's passing, just provide the pets name and the family's address. We will send a condolence card.

Q: Who are the volunteer faces behind GREYlong?
A: We are pet owners and lovers, just like hundreds of thousands of people across the United States. Our volunteers are ordinary folks working together to realize an extraordinary goal. GREYlong was established in 2006 to make a difference in the lives of our companion pets today and tomorrow. Our volunteers offer many forms of help, such as donating cash or time, offering product donations for sale on EBay or clipping Best Choice labels to name a few activities. Because GREYlong is an entirely volunteer-based organization, our supporters are extremely important to the success of our mission.

    Nancy DeSmet

    Nancy Singer
    Lori Haberman-Wilson, founder

Q: What is the story behind the logo?"
A: The logo reflects GREYlong's commitment to improving the health of all dog breeds.  The research being done on canine cancer focuses on the genetic component, and the chromosomal band beneath the picture reflects the important role genetics plays in curing canine cancer.  Read more about it in the December 2013 Grey Tales Newsletter.  The talented artist who drew the logo is Brian Mahieu. 

Q: Tell me about the relationship between GREYlong and M&M Designs
A: M&M Designs creates luxurious martingale-type collars, leashes, coats and other animal-related apparel and accessories. M&M donates all of its profits to GREYlong and various animal adoption groups. Every collar or leash sold directly impacts GREYlong's beneficiaries.  Visit the website at

Q: If I make a donation to GREYlong, is it tax deductible?
A: Yes, it is. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Our Federal Tax I.D. number is 03-0609843.

Q: Can I donate non-cash items?
A: Yes, you can! While cash is always appreciated, we are happy to entertain donations of cherished items, which we can list on our Ebay account.

Q: Who is the beneficiary of the money raised at GREYlong events?
A: Currently, GREYlong donates money raised to humane health studies at various universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota, and Ohio State University Veterinary oncology studies.  In the past we have also donated to the non-profit organization Morris Animal Foundation (MAF). These scientists study issues and illnesses that affect animals everywhere, paving the way for veterinarians to assist our pets and the wildlife we care about.

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