As November comes to a close, I realized that I haven’t had the opportunity to reflect on a very important aspect of this month: Several years ago, Petfinder.com officially named November “Adopt a Senior Pet Month” in an effort to raise awareness for older pets around the globe. A countless number of senior dogs are dumped at animal shelters every single day, most with medical problems that haven’t been addressed for years. When shelter officials ask why they are abandoning their dog, many owners simply say “because they’re old.” With no safe place to rest during their golden years, the epidemic is truly heartbreaking, to say the least.
Right now, Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue has 25 senior dogs in need of forever homes, including Jan and Bonnie (pictured below).
“Senior dogs are loyal, loving, and so grateful to have a home,” said Dolores Rodrigues, founder of Abandoned Angels Cocker…
View original post 377 more words