In shelters we know that the last to be adopted or saved are the black dogs, senior dogs and hounds. This page focuses on Senior Dogs.
As rescuers, we can never understand how someone can just get "tired" of a dog. These are living creatures and have given all their love and dedication to a family, only to be dumped in a shelter where the likelihood of them being adopted is very slim. They are usually easy going, housebroken, gentle, and do not ask for much other than a nice walk, good food and to lay at your feet. They are ideal for a more sedentary home... but they are also a great fit for young children or seniors. Talk to us about a senior dog, and we will match you correctly. Click here for a "tribute" video for senior dogs.
We also have a special story about a senior black dog named Luann. After patience and a lot of people spreading the word, we are happy to report that Luann has been adopted! Click here to read her story.