Senior Spotlight

We envision a world where every senior dog thrives, and no old dog dies alone and afraid. Ensuring senior dogs find loving, forever homes is central to that vision. There are many benefits and reasons to adopt a senior dog, and we hope to show the world what incredible companions they are.

Here are some adoptable senior dogs located across the country. Please check in with each organization to learn more about how to adopt a shelter or rescue dog.



Rosa is a sweet, eight-year-old collie with impeccable manners, both inside the house and out. She is calm and very shy with strangers at first, but once she gets to know you, she is very loving and affectionate. Her initial shyness comes from her partial blindness. She has limited vision in her...


An eight-year-old Terrier mix, Princess arrived on our doorstep severely emaciated and malnourished due to a combination of inflammatory bowel syndrome and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Following her diagnosis, she was started on a special diet and the appropriate medication, resulting in a...


Serving as the French ambassador for Little Shelter’s Silver Paw Connection, meet twelve-year-old Pierre. This little Bichon has that certain “je ne sais quoi” that we’re all looking for….namely that indescribable quality that makes him so interesting and appealing. Full of life experience and...


Pasta is our sassy little sparkplug. He has been holding court in our Cat Cottage, where he recently became the kitchen dog and night manager. Pasta makes friends easily and is extremely playful and energetic for his age, which we guesstimate to be about 12. He came to us from our rescue...


Looking for an energetic but mature companion?  Then meet Suki!

Eight-year-old Suki is an active little girl who loves to walk and play.  Like any Jack Russell, Suki would love a fenced-in yard where she can zoom, too!


Falcor is a kind soul who believes in the goodness of this world. He's got a heart for the underdog, after all, he is one himself! He recently came back into rescue, and after completing a board & train program, he is now ready to start anew with all the hope in his heart!



Choco is a 9 year old and 87 pound dog who is looking for her forever home. She could use some confidence building as she is a shy gal, once she warms up to you she is super affectionate and will use you as a head rest. She is quite calm and could use a quiet relaxing retirement home. My...


The number 1 reason to adopt a senior... Nina!  She is a sweetheart of a love shadow, so kind and calm. Nina let's children love on her, is friendly with dogs, and doesn't care one bit about the cat in her foster home. Estimated birthdate is 12/15/2011. She has all her affairs in order: house...



Lovely is cute as a button and easy to love! She is a happy, sweet, friendly girl looking for a loving home to call her own.

Lovely is the perfect balance between sassy and sweet. She is a playful, low-key companion who will make you laugh with her silly shenanigans. She loves to roll...



Steve is a sweet senior boy looking for a quieter home where he will get lots of love. He is a bit older but would benefit from daily walks to keep him happy and healthy. He going to be best placed in a more easy going home without a lot of foot traffic or activity. He enjoys attention but can...

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