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NO TIME TO TEACH NEW TRICKS? ADOPT A SENIOR PET!

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and Petfinder.com celebrates November as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, but SBRET celebrates every month as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month. In the relentless "busy-ness" of modern life, there aren't enough hours in the day. We have become overscheduled and overwhelmed. Anytime is an excellent time to put balance in your life and adopt a senior pet. Imagine a pet that loves sharing quiet moments, a pet that is already trained and doesn't chew or scratch everything in sight and a pet that is completely focused when you're sharing your wisdom.

At animal shelters and rescue groups everywhere, there are loving, healthy senior pets looking for that one special home to cherish them for the rest of their life. And they don't ask for much: just a warm place to sleep, good meals and plenty of love.

Puppies and kittens are cute, without a doubt. Who can resist a playful, wiggling ball of fluff? They are always the first to be adopted, yet in the same organization, there are wonderful senior pets no less deserving of a happy home. They look hopefully through the wire of their kennels just waiting for a family to welcome them into their home.

Senior pets still have plenty to offer - not the least of which is love. Make no mistake, senior pets can and do bond very strongly with adopters. Many seem to understand they have been given another chance at a happy life and are grateful for the opportunity to love someone and be loved in return.

Consider balancing your life and give a deserving senior a second chance. Instead of passing by older pets, stop and spend some time with them - you may find the most wonderful companion possible!

For more information on topics related to Senior Pets visit these websites:

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog
Conditions and Diseases of Senior Dogs
Etogesic        Rimadyl
Guide to Pain Medications for Dogs
Dasuquin        Tramadol        CortaFlx
Cosequin        Glycoflex
Medications for Degenerative Arthritis


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