The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Pet

November is “Adopt a Senior Dog Month” and we at Pet-Peeps think that is great! More and more people are realizing that shelter pets make the best kind. Unfortunately, many people entering a shelter head straight for the puppies, kittens and young-adult cats and dogs. They don’t even consider adoption of an older pet. Adopting a “senior” pet should not be overlooked. There are so many reasons that bringing home a senior pet is just as good, if not better than adopting a puppy or kitten. Avoid high initial costs of adopting a kitten or puppy When you adopt a kitten or puppy, they require spay/neuter surgery, and a whole series of exams and vaccinations to ensure a healthy start. Their immune

Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Animal shelters, humane societies and other animal welfare organizations have come a long way in this country. Gone are the days of the town dog-catcher rounding up stray pets, bringing them to a concrete room with steel bars, to await an inhumane death in the gas chamber. Countless organizations are taking a stand to make the world a better place for animals, and to save as many pets as possible from homelessness and needless suffering. Here are just a few of the ways these organizations are improving the lives of pets everywhere. Increasing chances of adoption for homeless pets Petfinder.com is using the power of the internet to find homes for countless shelter pets. Their unique service e

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