Why Senior Animals Make Great Pets

If you are looking to adopt a furry friend, here are a few reasons to consider adopting an older senior pet:

  • Senior pets have usually been in the shelter a long time:

As you can probably know, senior animals take longer to be adopted and spend quite a while in shelters. Puppies and Kitties get scooped up pretty quickly. It's a kind gesture to adopt a senior at they are just looking to for a family to love them.

  • Senior pets have lots of love to give:

Their love is unconditional and so many memories are waiting to get made. They are just looking for companionship and are ready for hiking, walks and lots of snuggles. 

  • Already house trained:

Skip the step of chewing on house furniture and cleaning up after accidents, your older pet will already have this down, will sleep through the night, so no need to stress!

  • Easier introductions:

They are usually mellower and can more easily be introduced to other pets and settle into new environments with more ease. They have already grown into their personality, so there won’t be any surprises.

  • It feels good!

You can be a hero to a deserving animal. They are much wiser, know the rules and are always aiming to please their owner.  -  it really does make you feel good adopting a harder-to-adopt pets.

It really does take a special person to adopt a pet knowing that you might not have as long of time with them as you like, but they need your help and are just as deserving and you will be the love of their life.