Thank You

We couldn’t do what we do without the amazing generosity of so many people, companies, organizations. There are simply no words. So we’ll use pictures of a few of the lives that have been changed because people like you choose to become involved, choose to make a difference. Our deepest gratitude and love to all of you who give so much of yourselves in time, money and most of all love.

We will be adding to this page so please check back often!

Wake Forest Animal Hospital

Wake Forest Animal Hospital (WFAH) has been one of our most valued partners and sponsors since day one. From the early days when Molly was just starting out, helping one dog and one adoption at a time, they have been by her side through thick and thin. Those were the days when an emergency bill was catastrophic to our small rescue and extensive care like heartworm treatments were something that determined if we could save a dog or not.

No matter what the problem, WFAH has always helped us figure out the best options for our program and the dogs we save. WFAH continues to help us provide the best possible care to the many dogs we serve and works diligently with our foster program and volunteers to provide top-notch care. Over the years, they have helped us patch-up countless dogs who have suffered significant neglect or cruelty, giving those animals a second chance for life as a well-loved family member. They have provided countless life-saving surgeries that have allowed dogs to be placed up for adoption and go on to live long healthy lives with forever families. Their staff has offered quality care and compassion to the many we have saved as well as those who were given a chance, if only for a short time because their trauma or neglect was beyond repair.

Their support, expertise, dedication and compassion has made a difference in many lives through Saving Grace, not only to our furry friends but our volunteers, foster families and staff as well. We are forever grateful for this partnership and always happy to see a Saving Grace dog become a long-term Wake Forest Animal Hospital Client!

Grace Park Animal Hospital



Grace Park Animal Hospital is a valued partner in the Saving Grace Network. Dr. Strunk is not only an accomplished Veterinarian but also dedicated to promoting rescue and helping shelter animals.  He has helped dogs through Saving Grace with severe trauma with expertise and time, and because of this, they were able to be adopted and have wonderful, long lives with great families.

Providing follow up care and rehab Dr. Strunk makes sure the patient is given the best possible chance at a full recovery. He is also one of our top consultants when it comes to orthopedic cases. Here at Saving Grace we get many, many orthopedic injuries. Either from neglect, gun shots or close encounters with vehicles, not a week goes by that we aren’t faced with some difficult decisions. Dr. Strunk looks at x-rays and evaluates the dog free of charge to help us determine the best course of treatment. He lets us know if a leg can be saved or can be safely removed. We talk about the quality of life for this dog moving forward. His donation of time and expertise cannot be measured.

Dr. Strunk, his wife Amy and everyone at Grace Park Animal Hospital put forth so much care and compassion when it comes to our rescue. They care for our pack and raise money to boot. It’s because of partners like them we can continue to save and rehab so many dogs. If you’re looking for a great veterinary practice in the Cary, Durham or Morrisville area please consider Grace Park Animal Hospital. We are most grateful for the services they provide and for the difference they make in the lives of many animals.


Urban Tails



Urban Tails is a valued partner in the Saving Grace Network. Dr. Jenny Bennett believes in a fear free approach to veterinary medicine.

If you’re looking for a great veterinary practice in the Durham area, please consider Urban Tails. We are most grateful for the services they provide and for the difference they make in the lives of many animals.

Noah's Ark




Noah’s Ark is a valued partner in the Saving Grace Network.

Dr. Jeff Todd, his wife Dawn and everyone at Noah’s Ark Companion Animal Hospital in Franklin, NC put forth so much care and compassion when it comes to our rescue.

Noah’s Ark

NC State Veterinary Hospital



NC State Veterinary Hospital is a valued partner in the Saving Grace Network.

Elon Animal Hospital




Elon Animal Hospital and Dr. Adeline Noger is a valued partner in the Saving Grace Network.

Gunter's Greenhouse

If you’ve ever visited the Saving Grace Farm, you have no doubt enjoyed the lovely landscape. We have several meeting gardens for you to bring your current dog to spend time selecting a companion. A combination of established plants and seasonal color create a vibrant, welcoming and joyful environment for an outstanding adoption visit and volunteer experience.

We rely on the seasonal colors and lush foliage from our friends at Gunter’s Greenhouse. Locally owned, this family business is rooted in the community with a dependable, helpful and friendly staff.  Conveniently located close to Saving Grace, we enjoy and value our relationship with everyone at Gunter’s Greenhouse and are grateful for the beauty they bring to our farm. Whether shopping for your business or home, you can depend on the animal loving friends at Gunter’s to provide you with sound advice and great plants.   For more information, please visit Gunter’s Greenhouse on Face Book or visit their Greenhouse in person to see their beautiful plant selection.

Bruce J. Murdoch Photography

Offering the Greater Raleigh Area distinctive Photography for Pets, Personal Portraits, Events, and Sports. A picture says a thousand words. Bruce volunteers at Saving Grace Animal Rescue by taking beautiful photographs of the dogs. His photographs help our dogs find their forever homes. (find out more>)

Snap NC

Snap NC been one of Saving Grace’ s most valuable partners even before our rescue was officially established. As a mobile hospital, their mission is to go into the most underserved counties and address the over pet population epidemic and provide basic vaccinations along with spay/neuter surgeries. They have provided a significant service, not only to Saving Grace and our animals, but also low income residents in many surrounding communities that we work with. Whether we are partnering to save animals from a puppy mill, cruelty case or animal shelter, we can count on SNAP and their surgeons and technicians to provide high quality care. They work with us hand in hand to assess and determine the medical needs of each animal that comes through their door. It doesn’t matter that the animals we bring to them are unowned and have little if any previous veterinary care, they are evaluated and treated equally with clinical expertise, compassion and care.

Not only does SNAP provide quality spay/neuter surgeries, but they also regularly provide amputation and enucleation surgeries as well as a variety of other essential care. Their efforts make dogs who’ve never received veterinary care, and often suffered long term pain, comfortable and adoptable. We are thankful for SNAP, the work they do in our underserved communities and the professional, compassionate care they provide to Saving Grace Animals. . Find out more>

Diane Lewis Photography

One fateful day I adopted a dog, Bailey from an animal shelter. The moment I laid eyes on him, I had never been so sure that he was meant to spend his life with me, it’s a feeling I can barely even describe but it was very clear. Soon after I adopted Bailey, I decided I wanted to volunteer at the shelter and asked what they needed.  I had sent them practically hundreds of photos of Bailey and so they said why don’t you help us take photos of the dogs needing homes, and so the journey began, and I found my true passion in life as a result.  To this day, I still photograph rescue dogs and rescue dogs hold a very special place in my heart.

In 1998, I started my pet photography business and soon after became a full-time pet photographer. It’s been an amazing journey! Doing what I love is like a dream come true. I have had the chance to photograph so many wonderful animals and meet incredible people. Every animal is special in their own way, and I love that about them, they all teach great lessons and give us so much joy and unconditional love.

Bailey, lived to be almost 17, he truly changed my life in so many wonderful ways, I thank God for that dog for showing me the way in life. The lessons he taught me were endless… to always be kind, to make friends wherever you go and to always follow your passion and your heart! He inspired my tag line ” For the Love of Dogs’ for that is truly why I do what I do! (find out more>)

~ Diane Lewis

Furfetched Photography

I’ve been interested in photography for a while now, I remember as a kid taking pictures of our family dog with our Kodak Instamatic, then as a grad student in Botany photographing alpine plants in New Hampshire. Then digital came along, and a dog that got me involved in flyball (thanks Kazul!). I loved the images that the talented photographers on our club, Diane Lewis and Sam Bennett, were taking, and I really wanted to learn to photograph dog sports. I love taking pictures of dogs doing their favorite thing!

I have a portrait studio in my home and would love to photograph your dog!

I live in Raleigh NC and travel in the southeast US, primarily Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia, and to Indianapolis IN for the CanAm Flyball tournament. If you like my images and would like me to photograph your flyball, agility, or disk event please contact me at

Thank you!


Banfield Foundation

At the core of the Banfield Foundation is the belief that all pets deserve access to veterinary care. In support of this belief, the foundation funds programs that enable veterinary care, elevate the power of the human-animal bond, provide disaster relief for pets, and advance the science of veterinary medicine through fostering innovation and education.
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BISSELL Pet Foundation

BISSELL Pet Foundation exists to assist animal welfare organizations. This includes helping to reduce the number of animals in shelters and rescues through pet adoption, spay/neuter programs, microchipping and foster care.
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Best Friends Network

The Best Friends Network, comprised of hundreds of public and private shelters, rescue groups, spay/neuter organizations and other animal welfare groups in all 50 states, is committed to saving the lives of homeless pets through collaboration and implementation of effective adoption, spay/neuter and intake prevention programs. Working together with partners, we are inspiring communities and implementing proven methods to increase lifesaving of dogs and cats across the country. Together, we will Save Them All.

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