Senior Pets Can Be Perfect Companions
Are you thinking about getting a new pet? November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month; rescuing an older pet might just be the perfect situation for your family!
Did you know that senior pets may wait 4 times as long as other pets to be adopted? Sadly, many of them end up in shelters due to unfortunate circumstances, such as a beloved owner’s death, family member’s allergies, or a move. When you adopt a senior pet, you are doing a wonderful thing – they’ve been used to a lot of love and companionship and they are suddenly without it.
On average, dogs are considered senior at around 7 years old; smaller breeds at around 10. Most cats are considered senior between 7 and 10 years old.
There are a lot of great benefits to adopting an older animal over a young one, including: [Read more…] about Adopt a Senior Pet Month