Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Adopt a Senior Pet

Nov 5, 2016
Nick29m [Flickr]

Senior pets in animal shelters have a tough time finding homes. Just being in a shelter may be traumatic if they are accustomed to a home and a caring owner. Consider sharing your home with one of these "experienced" pets! **********************

Greencolander (Michelle Tribe) [Flickr]

This is a time of year when there are fewer puppies and kittens available to adopt. But shelters still have lots of great adult animals and even some older (senior) pets who need good homes and loving owners! ******************************

Adopt a Senior Pet

Nov 16, 2013
Mindy Norton

Some folks may be hesitant to adopt an older pet, but the advantages usually outweigh the disadvantages. Often the adoption fee is reduced for senior pets, making them a smart choice for adoption. In return, the human gets a healthy, loving pet, a companion and a new best friend! ********************************* Animal shelters and rescue groups know that of all the animals waiting to be adopted into new homes, the hardest to place are not the ones with medical needs or behavior problems....