Senior pets give a lot of affection.
Photo/Animal Welfare League of Alexandria Senior pets, like Tessie, are often much more mellow and do not require the same level of training and adjustment as younger pets.
Although Adopt a Senior Pet Month is over, the affection for senior pets continues all year. Adopt a Senior Pet Month occurred in November, but any time is an excellent opportunity to praise the charms of senior dogs. When dogs and cats reach the age of eight, they are traditionally labeled "senior," yet many of these creatures are still in their prime.
When people think of adopting a new family member, they usually think of puppies and kittens. However, there are five reasons why elderly pets are worthwhile to adopt.