|6 Reasons to Adopt an Older Dog|
6 Reasons to Adopt an Older Dog
Older Dog Looking for Home
Hello to my possible new owner.
I am not a puppy. I am a 7-year-old Dachshund looking for a loving home where I can be a loyal companion to someone who wants to:
Will you be the lucky one that gets to take me home to be your loving companion?
Fortunately for this awesome little Dachshund, he has already found his loving forever home. But wouldn’t it be great if all dogs could post a “Classified Advertisement” to help them find a loving forever home? Unfortunately, this is not the case and, the fact is that senior dogs are faced with the real possibility of being euthanized over their younger puppy counterparts at a lot of the local shelters. Therefore, if you decide to surrender your dog to a shelter, once the shelter accepts your dog you no longer have any say over what happens to your dog. It’s not like they are guaranteed to find another home. They only get a certain amount a time at a shelter, so before you drop your unwanted dog off at a shelter please consider re-homing your dog yourself. As a result, you will have an opportunity to help your dog find another loving home instead of limiting the time your dog has left at a shelter.
Consequently, you may be wondering why older pets are surrendered. The top 4 reasons why older dogs are surrendered are:
Are you looking for Re-home a pet or trying to find the perfect pet for you!
There is a good chance you will save the life of a loving dog by adopting a senior dog. Many shelters will help match you with the right dog for you. Some Rescue Shelters even offer foster to adopt scenarios where you can foster the dog for a period of time to see if the dog fits well with your life and family. If you already know what kind of dog you want there are Breed Specific Rescues you can contact to look for your perfect pet. But if you need to re-home a pet the Petco Foundation supports Adopt-a-Pet to help you find a loving home for your loyal companion or there’s also Get Your Pet and Pet Finder to help you in your search for your perfect pet!