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.



A twelve yr. old Poodle mix, this spicy fellow is Empanada. An active senior, he is always on the go, determined to stay in shape both physically and mentally. He starts his day with a few stretches and a walk around the shelter grounds, then does word puzzlers over a light breakfast. When the...


Cisco & Cocoa

Cisco and Cocoa are Bonded Buddies. They'll be adopted as a pair.

Here's details on Cisco:

BIG FAN OF: Naps, sitting on laps and hanging out.
NOT A FAN OF: Thunderstorms. Other loud noises don't seem to bother him - just storms. He also doesn't like to be...



Henry is a small, elderly gentleman who was found wandering around a wooded area all by himself. He is almost totally deaf and blind and he would be happy to live out his days being loved, cared for, and finishing his bucket list. He is the sweetest and loves napping close to a human.




Redford is lucky to be a #FosterThe4th pup from Long Beach Animal Care Services and Live Love Animal Rescue! He was brought in as a stray and this sweet guy was so grateful for a safe place to be that he curled up in the covered cat bed we gave him and slept for 3 hours straight despite all the...



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...



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,...



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...



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!...



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...


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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