In Praise of Senior Dogs
When I first saw Rooney at the Martinez, Calif., animal shelter, she was dazed, matted and unsteady— obviously on her last legs. Her breath could’ve fueled my car. As a dog rescuer, I kicked myself for agreeing to see her. What possible prospects could I offer this bedraggled old Border Collie, beyond a marginally better demise? Within two months (and minus several bad teeth), she was adopted—and seven years later, just after her passing, I look back on her as one of my all-time favorite…
Gold Souls, Gray Faces: 6 Indoor Exercises For Senior Dogs - DogTime
Your lovable, gray-faced, senior pooch may not move as fast in their old age as they used to, but that doesn’t mean they have no need for exercise.
Poignant picture of aging pet Jessie's final trip to the beach captures hearts
Despite her age and ailments, 15-and-a-half year-old Jessie the Black Labrador mustered up the energy for one final run