Should You Adopt a Senior Pet? Absolutely!

Senior dog smiling.

Many people looking to add a new furry family member can get stuck in the young animal zone. This is understandable, especially if you want to be highly involved in training and socialization from a young age. Not everyone wants to tackle housetraining or intense play/exercise time every day, however. Some pet owners simply want a dependable, sweet companion to share time with. Senior pets, or animals over age 7, can be wonderful additions to a slower-paced household. 

November is National Pet Adoption Month. If you’ve ever wondered if you should adopt a senior pet, we’ve got some great insights into the invaluable experience of living with an older cat or dog.