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.

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Dusty

The doggy data on Dusty: Nine-years-old, 12 pounds, Doxie and Terrier blend boy. He enjoys having other dogs around but he wants them to know he’s in charge. If his human is home most of the day, he’d be content being your one and only. He's very affectionate – he loves to put his head on your...

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Samson

A 12-year-old Pug mix, this polite, dignified fellow is Samson. While he may have limited vision and hearing, he can readily sense the loving care that surrounds him at the Little Shelter, knowing he is safe and treasured. Once you get to know him, you’ll discover that he is charming,...

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Bongo

Bongo is an extraordinary male Hound/Rottweiler mix. His estimated DOB is 5/31/2011. He came to the shelter as a public stray and his weight at intake was 41.6 lbs. Bongo is an amazing guy who has a heart of gold. He is waiting patiently for his forever family to come rescue him. He enjoys the...

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Pixie

Pixie is available with Austin Pets Alive! in Texas and is a loving senior pooch with the most adorable, expressive ears! This happy go lucky girl really proves that age is just a number, and she can't wait to meet her forever family!...

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Elias

Elias came to Vanderburgh Humane Society (VHS) in Indiana from Evansville Animal Care & Control when they were out of kennel space. Not much was known about him at the time, but since being at VHS he has done very well! He likes meeting new people...

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Mr. Wobbles

**Has special needs** Mr. Wobbles is loyal and loving. He likes to be near his person and adores attention. He's house trained and is working on crate training. He's good with other dogs. He would do best in a home without cats. He came to Leon County...

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Chester

Chester is a sweet-hearted and gentle boy who is looking for attention and affection from the humans in his life. He’ll lean up against you or curl up next to you on the couch. On walks he’s always happy to explore the neighborhood, but doesn’t mind...

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Halle

We love Halle! This gentle seven-year-old Labrador retriever mix has seen better days, but now that she’s at PAWS Atlanta, life is looking up. Halle is a big, rangy girl. If you squint, you can almost detect Great Dane in her lineage. She’s quite...

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Kara

Don’t let those gray hairs fool you! Kara is just 7 years young and can keep up with the youngsters. This lady is available for adoption with Pets Alive in NY and loves everyone she meets. Kara is that girl who wants nothing more than to be the center...

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Mercedes

Meet Mercedes! She's available for adoption at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

BIG FAN OF: Companionship. She loves people.

NOT A FAN OF: Cats. She needs a home without them....

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