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Enter any rescue facility, or even visit its webpage, and the message is always the same: senior dogs tend to be the hardest to adopt out. And it's a total shame.
While many find it difficult to resist the adorable allure of a puppy, or the activity of a young adult, passing up life in the company of a senior is an experience most people don't realize they're missing out on. Senior dogs come with all of the best stuff a dog has to offer: loving, loyal and none short on laughs, these grateful gals and gents still have so much to give. Added bonus: they probably won't destroy all of your shoes, rugs or rolls of toilet paper, like a certain popular poochie demographic I don't think I need to call out by name ...
Because no dog deserves to spend their last days in the cold confines of a cage, we wanted to share with you just how much senior dogs have to give. We reached out to 10 owners of amazing social-media savvy seniors and asked them to share with us just how awesome life with an old-timer really can be. Here are just a few reasons to bring a senior dog into your home:
1. They remind you what really matters in life.