Why Adopt a Senior Dog?
There is something so incredible about rescued dogs and seniors in particular. They are grateful for life, for loyalty and compassion, and they reciprocate every day with unconditional love. Our adopters have said things such as, “He already lights up my life” and “What a special gentle soul he is! We are in our seventies, so not quite as active and agile as we were. But he doesn’t seem to mind at all!” And then there is also the rescued senior who was overweight and lethargic, and now nudges his leash for a 3-mile run every day. Put simply, senior dogs adapt when they are adopted.
Every rescued life matters. What we see in senior dogs is that those who may not have had many soft spots in life seem to recognize when they are offered—especially when those soft spots are within a human heart.
Day-to-day, it’s also true that senior dogs are quite done with the chewing of the slippers, the need to run rather than walk, and they also recognize the importance of a well-timed nap or two. Put another way…