and the seemingly endless amount of activity and attention that they seem to require whenever they are in our care.
Many people who are considering adopting a pet go to a shelter that has criteria that must be met.
They want a puppy that is adorable and can be cultivated into the ideal pet for them.
They want a blank slate. In the event that they walked in with a more open mind,
they might discover that there are some senior canines that are already available and that meet the requirements.
The adoption of any animal makes room and resources available for the rescue of another animal,
but the adoption of an elderly dog has the potential to save a life that is of great value.