7 Amazing Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

They believe age is only a number. This cannot be truer for dogs. First-time dog owners prefer puppies, but elderly dogs are just as deserving. Senior dogs have many benefits you may not have considered. 

Did you know most elderly dogs die in shelters? This is because most first-time dog owners adopt puppies and disregard older dogs. False: most people think elderly dogs won't adore them like pups do.  

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Older Dogs Need a House the Most

Here's the greatest of senior dog adoption. Despite popular belief, older dogs are too smart and learn tricks quickly. There are several reasons. Older dogs are commonly trained as puppies, making training them easy for new owners.  

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They Learn New Tricks Quickly

Senior dogs are calmer than other dogs, making them perfect pets. They won't chase you around the house like puppies and like to sit. Due to their poor energy, these canines live sedentary lives. 

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Senior Dogs are the Most Calm

You may have observed first-time dog owners grumble about their puppy's chewing. Puppy chews everything, from furniture to clothes in the closet. Since it's normal while teething, it's not the puppy's fault. No such issues will arise with older pets. 

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No Unnecessary Chewing and Nipping

Their biggest feature is that first-time dog owners may easily care for senior canines. Low-energy dogs save their parents time by requiring little exercise. Due to their puppy training, they don't need obedience training. 

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Less Maintenance Overall

Senior dogs are loveable and sensitive therapy dogs since they engage with people most. They sit with their owners more and prefer being petted more than younger canines. They're calm and gentle, perfect for worried people. 

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Senior Dogs Make Excellent Therapy Dog

You may have adopted senior shelter dogs who have been through a lot. After years, you provided them a lasting home. The new house makes senior dogs appreciate these things more. Their laid-back nature makes them more affectionate than younger creatures. 

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They will be Grateful For Your Love

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