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Making the most of your senior pet’s time

December is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month – a month dedicated to promoting the value and importance of adopting older animals. While senior pets make up a considerable number of the pets that are surrendered annually, they’re adopted at a rate of only 25% compared to the 60% that younger pets are adopted. People often think that younger pets are better because they have more years ahead of them, but senior pets offer benefits beyond age. Senior pets are wonderful companions, especially when you plan age- and ability-appropriate activities! Below, we outline a few ways you can make your senior pet feel special while they’re with you. Explore new places Have you ever dreamed of showing your pet the ocean? Or maybe taking them to your favorite snowy retreat? Your pet’s senior years are a great time to explore new places and take trips! Senior pets are often less reactive and energetic than younger pets, which, depending on your pet's personality, can make it easier to bring them to new places. Try planning a day trip to a pet... Read More

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