Colorado Cats and Dogs to Take Home for Adopt a Senior Pet Month
It's 'National Adopt a Senior Pet Month' so throughout November, animal rescues and shelters across the country are focusing their efforts on helping older pets find forever homes.
Most people who are adopting a pet want to take home a young puppy or new kitten, which means that oftentimes, the older animals residing at a shelter get overlooked. Therefore, senior pets tend to spend the longest amount of time at shelters or rescues. Sadly, they sometimes never end up finding a home at all.
However, a lot of the older pets have just as much spunk as a young cat or dog and are definitely just as lovable.
Other benefits of adopting an older four-legged friend can be that they are already potty-trained and know how to obey commands. Plus, senior pets are typically on the calmer side than a young puppy or kitty would be.